Our Team

Andrea Whiting

Pilates Equipment Instructor

Andrea has an extensive experience as a dance artist, teacher and choreographer. She has always practiced Pilates to support her professional dance career and undertook teacher training with Alan Herdman. She has taught Pilates at Body Alliance for many years.

Antonio De La Fe

Pilates Equipment Instructor

Antonio trained as physiotherapist in Spain and started dancing afterwards. He completed his training by becoming a certified Polestar Pilates teacher in 2002-03. He uses Pilates as a rehabilitation tool.

Kirsty Mathieson

Pilates Equipment Instructor

Kirsty has a movement background in contemporary dance. She trained with the Pilates Foundation and believes that the Pilates Method can offer something to everyone.

Mélissa Momple

Pilates Equipment Instructor

Mélissa enjoys teaching Pilates to people of all ages and abilities and helps them to achieve a better lifestyle, building up their body awareness and teaching them effective movement patterns. She teaches in English and French.

Tania Aleixo de Matos


Tania uses Pilates and Dance techniques in the rehabilitation of injuries and improvement of skills such as flexibility, resilience and endurance in order to prevent future injuries. She also uses manual therapy, soft tissue release and dry needling to help manage pain.

Joanna Blake

Pilates Equipment Instructor

Joanna Blake is an experienced and passionate teacher. She comes from a professional dance and education
background and has taught, performed and directed in the UK, France and USA.

Silvia Mensurati

Bodywork Practitioner

Throughout her career Silvia has continued her studies in bodywork and healing, deepening and developing her skills and intuition. She has expert knowledge of anatomy and physiology and specializes in remedial/therapeutic treatments.

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