Lauren has been working in the Sports & Fitness Industry for over twenty years and is qualified to teach a number of sports including Athletics (Level 2 coach), Netball (Level 2), Swimming, Self Defense, Kick Aerobics and she also holds a diploma in Sports Psychology. She spent ten years working abroad as a Skydiving Instructor and worked as a United States Parachute Association Freefall Instructor Examiner.
After coming back to England, she took qualifications as an RSA Fitness Instructor, Circuits Instructor and Powerplate Trainer. In the 1990's, she was introduced to Pilates, became an immediate devotee and went on to train with the Body Control Pilates Association. Lauren spent 15 years as the Director of Stratford Pilates Centre® which opened in 2000. She is a dedicated Pilates teacher who has built up a reputation over the years with Doctors, Osteopaths and other Clinical Practitioners recommending her Pilates Centre to their patients as part of their rehabilitation. Lauren has taught Pilates at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon and for three years, taught Pilates to talented young athletes selected through Stratford on Avon Athletics Club, before she moved to Devon in 2015.
In 2009, Lauren qualified as a Nutritionist and later completed the famous Juice Academy course in Northants with Jason Vale. She has studied the Dorn Method since 2010.
Body Control Pilates Matwork Certified in 2000 (Level 3)
Body Control Pilates Master Matwork Teacher Certification, with honours
Body Control Pilates Reformer Certification
Body Control Pilates Cadillac Certification, with honours
Body Control Pilates Back4Good Practitioner Certification
Pilates Pregnancy & Exercise
Body Control Pilates Association Level 3 Matwork Supervising Teacher for Devon
Register of Exercise Professionals Level 3 Pilates Certified
Qualified in Pilates Level 3 for the Older Person
Body Control Pilates Level 3 in Bone Health (Osteoporosis)
Body Control Pilates and Scoliosis
Body Control Pilates for Golfer
Body Control Pilates Performance (for Sport)
Register of Exercise Professionals Level 4 Specialist Exercise Instructor (Low Back
Body Control Pilates Association Supervising Teacher for Reformer and Cadillac