Class Timetable

Practical Pilates Ltd offer beginners, mixed ability and intermediate mat classes in Mumbles, Killay, Sketty and at Quaker House, Swansea City Centre. We also offer back care and rehabilitation classes, 1-1 sessions and classes for men.

We hold morning, lunchtime and evenings sessions. Please check times and venues.

About Pilates

Practical Pilates develops classic mat based exercises into practical and functional everyday movements which can easily be incorporated into daily life.

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About Us

MelanieMelanie Walters

Melanie Walters (Director Advanced Instructor CYQ Level 3) has been specialising in Pilates in Swansea for the past 13 years, gaining qualifications from The Pilates Institute, London in Mat Based Pilates, Back Care Pilates, Clinical Posture, Pilates in Pregnancy and Functional Rehabilitation. As an Advanced Personal Trainer, Mel’s qualifications include Gym and Circuit Traning, Nutrition, Exercise Programme Design and Fitness Testing. She also gained her NVQ Assessors Award in 2005.

Since qualifiying in 2002 she has attended many workshops with recognised names in the Pilates field such as  Polestar Pilates, Stott, Active Pilates, Body Control PIlates and enjoyed workshops with Lolita San Miguel in London.

She is passionate about Pilates and her Continual Professional Development and holds workshops with the Practical Pilates Instructors ensuring that any new knowledge she gains is past on to the team. She has recently attended the APPI conference in London - Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute

As Company Director Melanie has brought together a qualified team of instructors to ensure quality of tuition throughout the spectrum of classes offered. Team Instructors include Karen Davies, Emma Kamio, Colette Leleu, Zoe Watkins, Emma Hopkins, John Nichols, Elfed Joseph and Rebecca Poole. All instructors are fully qualified and REPS registered and continue to be fully up to date with their CPD.

At Practical Pilates we ensure ongoing training to meet the constantly changing needs and demands of our clients, from athletes to those suffering with health issues. We will keep you updated with all Pilates news on our NEWS link.

 

"Designed to give you suppleness, grace and skill that will be unmistakably reflected in the way you walk, the way you play, and in the way you work”. Joseph Pilates

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Meet the Trainers

Melanie has been specialising in Pilates in Swansea for the past fifteen years More...

colette leleuColette has been practising pilates for about 15 years and teaching for over 6 More...

Elfed's background prior to Pilates was Yoga which he has practised for 20 years, More...

Emma HopkinsEmma came to Pilates 5 years ago having suffered from back problems for 20 years. More...

Emma has practised Pilates under Melanie since she first started teaching More...

Helena is a Chartered Physiotherapist specializing in Paediatrics in Swansea. More...

John NicholsJohn is passionate about health & fitness and is a qualified Personal Trainer More...

Karen has been teaching since February 2006. She is Level 3 REPS registered More...

Zoe is a level 4 Pilates Instructor with experience of teaching in other areas of fitness More...