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.


A Pilates/Spa weekend is the perfect retreat to combine a relaxing break for your body and mind that will leave you feeling rejuvenated, refreshed and energised.


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About Melanie

Melanie 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.

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 and John Nichols.

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.

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