Suzanne loves to eat food, cook food and talk about food. She’s been catering on Retreats for over six years and collaborates on Pilates, Yoga, Walking and Wellbeing Retreats in Cumbria. In Manchester Suzanne co-hosts Urban Day Retreats, Brunch and Supper Clubs. Suzanne specialises in healthy, distinctly seasonal food and creates mouth-watering dishes for all, whether vegetarian, vegan, dairy or gluten free. Where possible local, fresh and season produce is sourced and any nutritional dietary requirements are catered for.
Rikke has been teaching Pilates for many years, specialising in Prenatal and Postnatal classes. After teaching at the Yoga Rooms and other studios, Rikke set up her own studio called Loving Pilates in Didsbury, Manchester. Here she practices Classical Pilates and offers women only classes.
After Rikke had a stroke during her 34th week of her first pregnancy, she experienced first hand how important Pilates can be in rehabilitation. It was during her full recovery that Rikke gained an understanding of the body's mechanics leading to her becoming a Pilates Instructor.
Julia is the founder of La Lune Yoga based in Manchester. Julia teaches both Hatha and Yin Yoga and workshops at The Yoga Rooms in Chorlton, Withington Baths in Didsbury along with other locations. She completed her Yoga Teaching Training (200 hours) in Costa Rica three years ago and hasn’t looked back.
Belle is the founder of Pilates Hub in Monton, Manchester and has been teaching regular and pre/post natal Pilates and Pilates Barre Method since completing her teacher training in 2017. Belle incorporates Fascia Release within her sessions as this has a huge impact on overall health and wellbeing. Belle loves nothing more than seeing her clients leave class with a better understanding of what works for their body.
Kate is a highly experienced therapist with over 20 year’s experience. She has worked in Salons and Spas and now operates a highly successful business from her therapy rooms in Cheshire. Kate has provided treatments on many of our Retreats providing luxury holistic therapies using Neal’s Yard Products to complement our fabulous weekends. Treatments can be adapted to individual’s requirements. Treatments can be booked directly with Kate here
Sarah has been running EnergyFlowFitness in Manchester since 2003. The main studio is in Chorlton with a team of professional instructors. There is also a further smaller equipment studio in her holistic garden at High Lane. Sarah is continually studying with a wide range of world renowned teachers and training companies in order to broaden her knowledge. This provides her loyal clients with both fresh and challenging workouts.
Tina is a well–respected interior designer and has run her own company for over 20 years. Recently Tina has transformed Bracken Hill, her childhood home, into a quirky, boutique space which can be booked for holidays or for specialist retreats. Tina is currently putting together an exhibition of her Prints, some of which are on show at Bracken Hill and are available to purchase.
Clare Jones Dip ION mBANT
Clare is a BANT Registered Nutritionist and has been working in this field in and around Manchester for over 12 years. She loves food and is passionate about demystifying the conflicting information we are given about food and nutrition, helping people to feel confident in their food choices.
Bridget is a Breathworks accredited mindfulness teacher who teaches at Chorlton Health Hub in Manchester and Creative Calm in Prestwich. She loves working collaboratively to offer classes that take care of the mind and the body. Bridget stumbled upon mindfulness when she was suffering from anxiety and depression. She found that it helped in a long-lasting way that other interventions hadn’t. So grateful and convinced by its gentle wisdom, she decided to train to teach mindfulness.
Kirsty 't Kindt
Kirsty's Fitness Pilates classes leaves you feeling a combination of worked and relaxed. She chooses exercises that will challenge your strength always focusing on the principles of Pilates which creates long, lean muscles for tone and functionality. Kirsty has been teaching Pilates for 12 years and has formed her whole career around the power of Pilates, using these techniques in her personal training and helping people who come for massage giving them tips on how to release their tensions using Pilates exercises. Kirsty feels Pilates can literally make people happy!
Lindsey Beveridge is a nutritional therapist who, after years of self-medicating for chronic stress, depression and anxiety, found that nutritional therapy and lifestyle changes supported her recovery from addiction and poor mental health. She aims to empower others to improve their own mental wellbeing through nutrition and appropriate lifestyle changes so they too can live full and rewarding lives.