Diane has been an educator for Polestar Pilates UK since 2009. Before teaching for Polestar, Diane worked in the aviation industry whilst teaching fitness classes in her spare time. When Diane had her son in 1996, she changed to teaching exercise full time. Diane qualified as a matwork teacher in 1998. In 2003 she qualified with Polestar to teach studio Pilates and set up her own studio. Diane recently graduated as a Level 2 Franklin Method™ trainer and enjoys modifying or creating exercises to achieve particular goals for both new students and advanced practitioners.
Other influences over the years have been trainings with Gary Carter - anatomy and movement, and Anatomy Trains U.K. as well as gaining a Level 2 accreditation in the Franklin Method™
Her strengths lie in her knowledge of the moving body - anatomy, biomechanics, arthrokinematics, with particular interest in the neuromuscular system which she combines with creative visualisation and imagery. Diane enjoys being able to make a subject "user friendly" and is skilled in modifying or creating exercises to achieve particular goals for both new students and advanced practitioners.
When she is not teaching, Diane is travelling or hiking with her two dogs. Diane is available for 1:1 sessions on Fridays at our King's Cross studio. Please contact her directly using the link on this page.
2018 Level 2 Franklin Method™ Trainer
2014 Anatomy Trains
2012 Gary Carter’s natural Bodies anatomy and movement training
2011 Level 2 Franklin Method™ Trainer
2009 Educator, Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Series
2007 Certified PMA Pilates Teacher Pilates Method Alliance
2005 Register of Exercise Professionals (UK) Level 3 Pilates Instructor
2004 Graduated, Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Series
2002 Central YMCA (Modern Pilates) Matwork Pilates Level 3
1991 Royal Society of Arts – Exercise to Music Certificate
1990 Fitness Professionals (UK)