Lizzy is the owner and lead clinician at North Coast Pilates.
She is a Chartered Physiotherapist and Fully Certified APPI Pilates Instructor in both Matwork and Reformer Pilates.
Lizzy has always had a personal love of Pilates and personally enjoyed the benefits so undertook rigorous training with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI).
After achieving her Pilates qualification Lizzy began teaching classes as a hobby and using it as an adjunct to her physiotherapy treatments.
In 2009 she established North Coast Pilates growing her number of classes and offering specialist one 2 one and small group sessions, including the instruction of pregnant and post natal women and children. She is also licensed to teach HealthyHIT® Pilates.
In July 2017 North Coast Pilates became the Northern Ireland Regional Training Centre for APPI Pilates with Lizzy as the presenter of the courses. She teaches the teachers!
Lizzy has over 17 years experience as a physiotherapist treating musculoskeletal conditions, personally practising Pilates for 19 years and teaching for over 9. She has an outstanding reputation for providing a wide range of classes to suit all levels, ages and abilities including ante and post-natal clients. Lizzy is committed to developing her Pilates knowledge and is constantly completing further training and workshops.
Lizzy's passion for Pilates and her professional approach to teaching has earned her a growing reputation as an excellent instructor, running highly sought after classes. She has a firm belief that Pilates works and is an an exercise that everyone can enjoy.
Meet The Team
All of our teachers are Chartered Physiotherapists and trained in the APPI method of Pilates. As Physiotherapists they have expertise in managing a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions.
They have a shared passion and love for Pilates and are dedicated to providing the highest quality of instruction, helping you to meet your individual health and fitness goals.
Strict limits to numbers of participants in each class ensures meticulous attention to detail and specialist individual instruction, enhancing the benefits of your Pilates session.
Shauna is a Chartered Physiotherapist and Fully Certified APPI Pilates Matwork instructor. She has over 10 years experience as a Physiotherapist now specialising in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. She believes in emphasising the importance of moving well and creating a positive movement experience to all her clients.
Shauna began teaching Pilates in 2013 to classes in the community and uses it daily in combination with other therapies to enhance her client's well being. She fell in love with the APPI method of Pilates and is determined to spread to good news that Pilates works to the wider population!
She was delighted to take up her role at North Coast Pilates and share Lizzy's passionate commitment for developing her knowledge and expertise in Pilates and help enhance their client's health and quality of life.
Shauna continues to develop her Pilates knowledge and looks forward to some exciting new courses in the near future at North Coast Pilates.
She looks forward to watching her clients develop week in and week out and gets a buzz when hard work and dedication pays off.
Nicole is a Chartered Physiotherapist and APPI Pilates Instructor. She is currently working towards her full certification exams