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Kate Parkes

Hi! I’m Kate,

I am a mum to two fabulous children and I have a big passion for Pilates!

I started off as a gymnast when I was 5 and then 11 years later it all came to an end when I became ill and I injured my back at the same time.

After many scans and investigations, Pilates was the way forward to help me with my rehabilitation. That’s where my passion started!

Pilates allowed me to still be involved in gymnastics as a coach and i also went on to university to get a Bsc (Hons) in Sports Therapy.

In 2017 I decided to take the step to becoming an instructor.

With the knowledge from my degree and personal experience I went straight in to specialising in back care with Pilates. I then built on this and moved in to gyms giving me the ability to teach such a wide audience and being able to tailor the class to suit different abilities.

Having children of my own, I saw a huge gap in the market and in 2018 I qualified as an instructor for Fitness Pilates for Mums & Tots. This allows mums to bring their tots with them to exercise.

Having all this, it gave me the encouragement to start building my own business with my own classes and offering 1:1 sessions. I have since gained my Advanced Fitness Pilates in Pregnancy qualification too.

I love teaching Pilates to everyone whether it is for fitness, rehabilitation or mental wellbeing, everyone can gain something from it!

Qualifications

Level 3 Mat Based Pilates

Bsc Hons in Sports Therapy

Fitness Pilates for Mums & Tots

Advanced Fitness Pilates in Pregnancy Certification

Barre Strength

About My Class

Clients will get a friendly welcome and feel part of a community when joining my classes. The classes are varied every week, focusing on different areas of the body depending on the needs of the clients. I encourage feedback to ensure I can make the sessions effective for everyone and that they all benefit equally whilst making it enjoyable.

 

21 DAY PILATES WITH KATE
I have been working on this plan whilst in lockdown and I’m so excited that the first plan starts Monday 6th July!!!

What you will get:
– Initial Zoom Call Consultation
– A Personal Pilates Workout Plan for the 21 days
– Daily Contact & Messages to see how you are getting on, to give advice and guidance

I have also teamed up with Hello Body with Sadie offering 10% off The Body Shop at Home products for anyone who signs up!

Some of the many benefits of Pilates:
– Enhanced core strength
– Improved balance and flexibility
– Increased mental fitness
– Improved posture

This plan will allow you to exercise in the comfort of your own home, when it suits you!

                                                                              

I have teamed up with WholeLife Wellbeing!

Are you looking to invest in your wellbeing and learn how to create a Sustainable Healthy Lifestyle? Or do you know someone who does?

Being a part of this means you can join 2 of my online weekly Pilates classes as well as access to Mindfulness, Tai-Chi & Flow, Breakfast club, weekly Workshops and more…

Offering a taster week or a monthly membership, no commitment!

My Timetable

Tuesday

09:30-10:15am

Pilates Mixed Ability

Wednesday

07:30-08:00am

Pilates Mixed Ability

Thursday

09:30-10:15am

Pilates Mixed Ability

Testimonials

As a complete beginner to Pilates i did the mums and tots class with my nearly 3 year old son. it was a lovely relaxed atmosphere with some background music and lots of toys for the little ones to play with.
My son joined in with the lesson as and when he wanted and played the rest of the time.
The lessons were varied each week and i could definitely feel they had worked!

I am benefiting hugely from Kate’s wonderful classes with greater all-round flexibility and improving my core strength. The classes are always fun but tough!

Further Details

Hopefully you like what you see on my page and would like to take part in my class – I’d love to see you there!

Where to Find Me


My classes are currently online, but usually take place in various locations across Bedfordshire

Contact Me


Get in touch with me to book a class by email on [email protected] or via my social media 

Offers


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