Pilates For A Pain-Free Tennis Game

Do you love playing tennis? If so, you know how hard the power-based game can be on your body. Not only is it a high speed and high impact sport, tennis also requires a lot of spinal rotation and has a tendency to put stress on the shoulder of the dominant playing hand. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the most common types of injuries amongst tennis players are the back, hip, knee and shoulder. When playing a full-body sport like tennis, a regular Pilates practice is essential for not only keeping th...

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Pilates Helps Marathon Runner Finish Race Injury-Free

Is running a marathon on your bucket list? You aren’t alone. Meet Lois Austin, longtime London Pilates Studio — and Vanessa Pearce — devotee. The dedicated mum of three and humanitarian aid consultant recently ran her first race, The New For...

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Pilates Retreat at Montpelier Plantation & Beach, Nevis

We are just back from Nevis and another successful Pilates retreat at Montpelier Plantation & Beach. We had such an amazing time making new friends, taking in the local sights and enjoying the sunshine that it was nearly impossible to come back. P...

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Form Physio owner Peter Crawford featured in the Daily Mail

You may have seen Peter around the studio. He’s the super friendly, high-energy physio (he also owns the place). But that is not all. After the recent feature in the Daily Mail, we have all learned more about Peter, the ex-international polo pla...

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London Pilates Studio x CYKL-HAUS

Like any repetitive, static movement, cycling can be hard on the body. And if you have imbalances or are compensating/recovering from an injury you mightn just be making it worse. Luckily, London Pilates Studio works in conjunction with Cykl-Haus ...

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The Times confirms Pilates better for back pain than pills

In case you missed the front page of The Times on Friday…   This article originally appeared in The Times on February 3, 2017. Click here to see it online.   ...

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Form Physio Chiswick: Home Sweet Home

We are finally settling into our new surroundings at Form Physio here in Chiswick and we thought we would introduce you to the new space and some of then friendly faces that you’ll be seeing around. Chiswick is the third and newest loc...

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Text Neck with Dr Alan Mandell — VIDEO

Dr Alan Mandell speaks about positioning ourselves while using our phones....

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Do you suffer from text neck?

In the age of technology in which we live, is text neck inevitable? Dr Andrew Martin of Active Backs says no.Can you explain what’s happening in the body as we crane the neck and head forward to look at our smartphone or tablet?People are consta...

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Pilates: Mindfulness, Men & Injury Rehab

For years, pilates was considered an exercise regime strictly for dancers and Hollywood starlets. However, as more and more people are realising, a muchn larger and more diverse group sees the benefits of pilates than previously imagined. Not only...

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STOTT PILATES® bridges the gap between injury and activity

Andrew Martin, doctor of chiropractic and owner of ActiveBacks,n recommends his patients to Vanessa Pearce at London Pilates Studio, to learn how Pilates complements his treatment. “Vanessa really knows her stuff when it comes to Pilates. Not m...

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Pilates Retreat at Lucknam Park Spa 6-8 June 2016

The ‘Energise Pilates Retreat’ is designed by Vanessa Pearce, a highly regarded certified Stott Pilates instructor and ownern of London Pilates Studio.DATE: 6 – 8 JUNE 2016Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa near Bath and the Cotswolds, is a stunningn ...

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STOTT PILATES® Instructor Spotlight: Vanessa Pearce

STOTT PILATES® has just published Vanessa Pearce’s Pilates story.The article is written by Rebecca Fedoruk, Marketing & Communications Coordinator at MERRITHEW™ Health & Fitness, and covers:Education and career   n How Vanessa became a ...

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"I avoided the typical problems of pregnancy with Pilates"

Expectant mum Holly Cole-Hawkins does a combination of Pilates Matwork and Physiolates at London Pilates Studio.“Back pain and postural problems are an occupational hazard for dentists and are exacerbated by pregnancy. Thankfullyn my level of f...

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London Pilates Studio empowers Strictly Charity contestant after major back surgery

After last year’s success of Chiswick’s own Strictly Charity, The Park Club is again hosting the event, in aid of the Children’s Air Ambulance. The contestants all have their own personal stories behind the challenge including Ann Forshaw, who...

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Back in shape and feeling confident

Pilates was recommended to Myriam Ben Yedder by her GP as she suffered from a bad back. Myriam chose Vanessa Pearce at London Pilates Studio after extensivelyn researching Pilates teachers in Chiswick.“I had been suffering from back problems, be...

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Lucknam Park Pilates Retreat with Vanessa Pearce

 Energise Pilates Retreat at Lucknam Park Spa 1st–4th March and 6th–8th June 2016 Retreat to Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa near Bath and the Cotswolds.n A stunning 17th century country pile set amongst 500 acres of parkland, rose and lavender ga...

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Pilates and pregnancy

Should you continue with Pilates if you’re pregnant? Here are some key considerations for expectant mums. In the second and third trimesters the supine position (lying on your back) should be avoided, which discounts some Pilates exercises and posi...

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Ashtanga Yoga at London Pilates Studio

Saturdays – 11.30 am – 1.00 pm, Thursdays – 1.00 pm – 2.30 pmOne-to-one Sessions – the ultimate tailored Ashtanga workout – available on requestHannah Crampton welcomes everyone to her new practice at London Pilates Studio to enjoy a...

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New class: Reformer Pilates with Casey Gillespie

Pilates on the Reformer taught by CaseyMonday 6.30 — 7.20 pmCasey Gillespie’s Monday night reformer class offers a full-body workout while focusing on the postural imbalances that our modern lifestyle creates. Thisn is the perfect class for an...

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Ashtanga yoga at London Pilates Studio in Chiswick

Ashtanga Yoga taught by Hannah Class time: Saturdays 11.30 – 12.30One-to-one sessions, the ultimate tailored Ashtanga workout.Hannah Crampton welcomes everyone to her new practice at London Pilates Studio to enjoy a nurturing, supportive and dynam...

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"London Pilates Studio gave me my body back"

“I always used to be quite fit. I was a runner and a fan of Pilates. I had been trying to get pregnant for quite some time and my Consultant advised men to lay off the stomach exercises so as not to disrupt the IVF. So I stopped doing Pilates fo...

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"I have not needed my osteopath since finding London Pilates Studio"

“I discovered Vanessa Pearce and London Pilates Studio soon after it opened and immediately loved it. That was about three years ago. The classes are smalln and the space is clean and light. It is also more affordable than other Pilates classes,...

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Testimonial: "My physio hardly knows me these days"

“Taking up Pilates at London Pilates Studio was easily the best fitness decision I’ve made in the last five years.My jobs in PR have involved lots of desk work and international travel. I always balanced this by jogging and cycling, but without...

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London Pilates Studio Spring Timetable

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Happy Mother's Day Pilates package

Mothers are always there for us. We should tell them regularly how much we appreciate them but most of the time we don’t get around to it. This Mother’sn Day, Sunday March 15th, is the perfect time to say thank you. However, here’s what NOT...

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How is your New Year fitness regime going?

This is the time of year where many of us commit to getting fitter and trimmer, which usually involves joining a gym. If you haven’t signed up yet, don’tn make a move before reading on. There’s another more flexible and affordable option ...

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Timetable Jan - Feb 2015

Class Timetable Monday to Saturday.  Classes include Power Pilates, Reformer, Cardio Tramp, Physiolates, Barre Workout, Ashtanga Yoga. Not sure which class? Learn more. Classes are for mixed abilities unless otherwise stated. Timetable.£15.00 per...

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New Pilates instructors at London Pilates Studio

Trevor EnglandTrevor is qualified in a wide range of disciplines including sports massage, neurostructural integration technique, reflexology and maternity therapies.n He integrates this holistic knowledge into his workouts to help you to achieve ...

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New class: Physiolates on the Reformer

Physiolates on the Reformer taught by Maggie Tuesday 08.00 — 08.50Tuesday 09.00 — 09.50Tuesday 11.00 — 11.50Maggie Perez Claiden HCPC is a qualified physiotherapist and sports therapist who integrates this expertise into her personal training ...

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London Pilates Studio Autumn Timetable

Find out more: ZEN•GA™ | Barre Workout | Reformer & Stability Chair | Physiolates | Reformer & Cardio Tramp ...

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Chiswick's cutting-edge Pilates studio is expanding

Exciting new classes for Autumn 2014Chiswick’s London Pilates Studio (LPS) has built up such a loyal following that it has recently expanded to four times the original size. Many locals (bothn men and women) have found that they don’t have to ...

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New Pilates Reformer workout taught by Bryony

New Reformer class taught by Bryony. Wednesday 11.30 – 12.20 Bryony Ashford brings 11 years Pilates teaching experience to Chiswick in this dynamic workout combining the Reformer and Stability Chair. She seamlessly blends the two to correct the imb...

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All About Spines Forum

Back pain and back injuries have reached epidemic proportions so I was delighted to be asked to join Colin Natali’s select group of medical professionalsn for the recent All About Spines Forum held at The Lister Hospital. This event gave fellow ...

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Target stubborn cellulite with Pilates

Women of all shapes and ages can fall prey to those pesky bumps.Cellulite doesn’t discriminate on the basis of age or size but there is a way to get rid of it. Busy young mum Valerie Moreau has twon small children and a job as a financial analys...

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Physiolates comes to Chiswick

NB Spring 2015 – n Jenny is currently on maternity leave. Tuesday 08.00 – 08.50 Physiolates Tuesday 09.00 – 09.50 Physiolates Tuesday 11.00 – 11.50 PhysiolatesThe classes are run by our qualified physiotherapist instructor, Jenny Fowle...

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Up to 50% off Pilates products

Check out London Pilates Studio’s range of equipment, DVDs and education for pros as well as students. SPECIAL OFFER! Save up to half price on Pilatesn equipment. Shop now.There is a profusion of equipment on the market, but do you really need i...

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Top tips for men to get rid of the beer belly

A paunch, however small, indicates high visceral fat levels. This leads to increased fat in the bloodstream, which leads to common diseases such as diabetes.n The way to get your mojo (and your physique) back is to lose that extra weight you’re ...

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30% discount on Pilates

We all know that fresh, nutritious and tasty food is key to feeling energised for work, rest and play. This is why London Pilates Studio and Le Vacherin, Chiswick have teamed up to give each restaurant diner a very special offer.nCustomers of the tra...

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SALE 30% off Pepper and Mayne Pilates clothing

SALE of all Pepper & Mayne Pilates workout wear.High-end Pilates fashion at low-end prices – wraps, dresses, leotards and bodies. Vests and tees, sweatshirts and bottoms. Luxurious fabrics, slouchy styling,n easy layering.Contact Vanessa or Mar...

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Fitness and health is the best gift

The perfect present for someone you care about. A Gift Voucher from Chiswick’s respected Pilates instructor, Vanessa Pearce at London Pilates Studio. Given relief from back pain, rehabilitation after injury or ease workplace stress. Help someon...

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Train-the-trainer Pilates in Chiswick

Vanessa Pearce at London Pilates Studio is teaching newly trained STOTT Pilates teacher Claudia Jones. The aim is to help Claudia consolidate everything she has learnt and build up her confidence to enable her to qualify as a certified STOTT Pilates ...

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Train to be a Pilates teacher in Chiswick

Learn from the best – Vanessa Pearce, lead instructor at London Pilates Studio.Jay House has recently undertaken a STOTT Pilates certification programme. As part of the course, she is required to complete a certain amount of trainingn and teachi...

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Relief from back pain at London Pilates Studio

After years of putting up with lower back pain David Hore discovered Vanessa Pearce at London Pilates Studio. I’ve had problems with my lower back for years but didn’t get much joy with either my GP or local hospital. Basically I was told I woul...

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Pilates man of steel completes UK Ironman

Congratulations to London Pilates Studio client Ricky Davis, who has completed the 9th annual Ironman UK triathlon in 12 hours and 3 minutes.  Rickyn interspersed his training – cycling, running and swimming – with workouts from Vanessa Pearc...

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Top tips for all new mums

Kate Middleton is an inspiration to new mothers everywhere what with putting her mummy tummy on display and giving her post-baby body time to recover. The Duchess of Cambridge apparently continued Pilates and Yoga throughout her pregnancy. Now that s...

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Pilates for triathlon athletes

Chiropractor Ricky Davis, is doing well in his mission to get his fitness level up for the Iron Man UK Triathlon, in which he will be competing in August.n Ricky spends many hours cycling, running and swimming each week and is progressing well. In...

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Slideshow: Why London Pilates Studio?

Pilates changes the body from the inside out. Here’s why London Pilates Studio is the best place to learn or improve. Here’s how to get your mojo back!Please wait a few moments for the content to upload. To PLAY the slideshow either click thro...

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Iron Man is Pilates fan

Ricky Davis is training for the Iron Man UK Triathlon which this year will be held in Bolton on Aug 4th. The competition consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile cycle and a marathon (26 miles) to finish. The race is run in this order without a break....

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New Pilates clothes collection comes to Chiswick

London Pilates Studio has secured the debut workout wear collection by box-new brand Pepper & Mayne. The AW13-14 collection has launched and goesn on sale from September 2013. The 15 key items in the capsule collection have a ‘pull on and go’...

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Pilates to reduce stress

According to new research from the University of California, Berkeley, a little stress may not be all bad. While chronic stress may be harmful, acute (short-term) stress may boost our cognitive function. The key is in knowing when we’re too strung...

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Ask the expert

A sure sign that Spring is here is the increased number of runners pounding the streets of Chiswick. And who can blame them? It’s fun, it’s free and it’s never out of fashion. Here is my ‘Ask the expert’ feature in the latest issue of The C...

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How technology is harming your posture at work

A new study has found that mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, and laptops have transformed the way work and the way we sit whilst we’re working. These new ways of working have the potential to cause pain and discomfort. The study of 2,000...

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Pilates news, top tips and celebrity fans

Whether you’re a beginner, improver or experienced fitness fan you’ll find lots of top tips, news and celebrity updates in London Pilates Studio newsletter. Top stories include: Greta Garbo was an early follower of Joseph Pilates and wore a ones...

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Pilates for men

Sometimes men think of Pilates as a ‘girlie workout’. This attitude vanishes once you try it out for yourself and see how challenging it is. It was after all, invented by a man – Joseph Pilates.Men are often referred to London Pilates Studio ...

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Pilates for foodies

Everybody knows that a balance of good food and regular exercise is a recipe for success when it comes to your health and happiness.Which is why London Pilates Studio has teamed up with Chiswick’s top chef Malcolm John, of Le Vacherin, to offer Chi...

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SPECIAL OFFER - discount for 'Le Vacherin' diners

It’s not too late to keep that ‘get fit’ New Year’s resolution. But forget gimmicky diets with empty promises or the latest fitness fads. For a healthy, trimmer body, you need good nutrition that builds muscle, not fat. Which is why we have ...

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Pilates for skiers

Operations manager, Henriettan Dales, was recommended to come to London Pilates Studio by a friend: ” It’s a lovely way to catch up with each other and relax together. She is moren advanced than me so we chose a small class where Vanessa c...

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Pilates and yoga adventure in Morocco, Taghazout

My special teacher Brigitte Wren of Bamboo Fitness is offering an inspirational retreat in a beautiful setting. This revitalising adventure is set in the beautiful Villa Mandala in Taghazout, Morocco. Beach fitness, stylish accommodation, delicious f...

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Get your Pilates fix at London Pilates Studio

Our springs are secured, our wheels are aligned and our tracks are tested. Are we offering mechanised Pilates? Have we expanded into motor racing? No! We have simply had all our STOTT Pilates equipment serviced and it’s now running even more majes...

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Gift Vouchers - London Pilates Studio

Stuck for what to buy the man who has everything? Need a fail-safe idea for the special woman in your life? Here is the ideal solution. Treat someone special to build strength, tone muscles or regain their shape. Help them in sports preparation or ...

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Relief for Chiswick's back pain sufferers

I am offering a unique back care programme in conjunction with physiotherapist Alan Watson of BiMAL Medical. We work together to diagnose your back problem and then I teach rehab Pilates. I also teach Pilates for those wanting to keep fit, train f...

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Exercise replaces surgery after a fall

About three years ago retired art teacher Janet Abis had a fall, got concussion and broke a vertebra. Her eleventh thoracic vertebra is missing. She was advised to have a metal plate in her back and was put on a waiting list for an operation: “I h...

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Olympian workout for Chiswick's elderly residents

If you think that London Pilates Studio workouts are solely for the young, think again. As if we need any further proof that London 2012 has inspired a generation, we need look no further than this fantastic tribute to Team GB. However, the generatio...

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What to eat before, during and after your Pilates workout

Getting a great workout goes beyond the number of reps you do or thenmiles you log on the treadmill (though that does help too). It is allnabout finding the right balance.  Regardless of what type of exercise suits your fancy, here are somentips on...

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Discover Your Inner Olympian in Chiswick

Let the Olympics inspire you to take up Pilates to improve both your body and mind, and perhaps even try out a new sport, as London takes centre stage this summer for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Working out on the STOTT Reformer at...

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Pilates for celebs, rehab and SUI

nRead the latest London Pilates Studio newsletter for information about new local classes and interesting nuggets about health, wellbeing and celebrity fans of Pilates. Top stories:How Pilates helps a multiple sclerosis sufferer: ‘I wanted a fitne...

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Real men do Pilates

I just thought I’d share an article about my new men-only Pilates class.nIt’s just been published on Chiswick’s answer to Reuters – namely ChiswickW4.com neighbourhood news website.  Read the article.  Book a class.n...

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New classes at London Pilates Studio

New Pilates classes starting at London Pilates Studio, W4.* Tuesdays at 10.00 am on from 22nd May/05.  All levels.n* Men only class! Power & stretch Thursdays at 7.00 pm.Book now on 0202 994 5822.n...

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Omni-wheel is a great new workout accessory

I just thought I’d share this fantastic new idea with you. It’s not yet available but I’m on the case and will be getting hold of some as soon as I can. It’s called the Torq-King omni-wheel and it is a nifty little piece of kit that allows f...

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London Pilates Studio newsletter

Hi there Pilates lovers!  Here is he latest edition of my newsletter to keep you up to date with what is happening on planet Pilates: The golfer who improved with Pilates.The marketing director who does Pilates to elongate her body to make the most...

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Hello Pilates Lovers!

Here are some top tips and interesting features in my latest Pilates newsletter:Top tips for sitting in front of a computer screenFootballer Lorenzo Alexander credits Pilates for fitnessShowjumper riding high thanks to PilatesPilates for new mumsPil...

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Chiswick physiotherapist Alan Watson helps keep Nic Hamilton on the race track

Chiswick-based physiotherapist Alan Watson has helped Nic Hamilton to achieve his dream and features in a new BBC documentary: Racing with the Hamiltons: Nic in the Driving Seat.The disabled 19-year old Nic Hamilton dreamed of following in the foots...

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Where does the fat end up?

Michael Mosley (right) presents new research about exercise that has the power to make us all live longer and healthier lives: ” I know I should do more exercise but I don’t particularly enjoy it, I begrudge the time and I never seem to make muc...

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Hello Pilates fans!

I thought I’d share some interesting online articles with all you Pilates fans. I’ll be weeding out the digital junk to get to the interesting nuggets so you can find out what’s happening on planet Pilates. Latest additions to my newsletter:>...

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Vanessa Pearce of London Pilates Studio instructs premiership footballer

Richard Barriolhet, reserve striker for Fulham FC, recently visited my Chiswick studio to work out on the latest STOTTnPilates equipment.‘Richie’ is recovering from a leg injury and his club have advised him to include Pilates in his training sch...

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What is STOTT Pilates?

You may already be familiar with Pilates. But you may not be so familiar with STOTT Pilates. So what’s it all about?Just like regular pilates, it strengthens your core muscles – in fact it develops all major muscle groups – and gives you a sle...

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London Pilates Studio Video: Rebound class

Tonight’s episode of Channel 4′s The Fat Fighters is the last of a five-part series that goes behind the scenes to follow four personal trainers.This quartet is not for the faint-hearted: a Californian ex-heavyweight boxing champion, a 6’2” ...

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Oooh… look who is in House magazine

Very excited to be included in Soho House Group magazine ‘House’. This month’s theme is ‘design’ so of course I picked Stott and Wellicious as my favourite design icons. The issue is full of amazing people including music producer Lee ‘Sc...

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Lorraine Kelly on Pippa’s Pilates derrière

Every morning this week on ITV’s Lorraine show, you can find out how to get the perfect Pilates bum in the comfort of your own home.Lorraine Kelly has persuaded Margot Campbell to share the secrets of getting a bottom worthy of Pippa Middleton. Cam...

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The Fat Fighters

Next episode: Tue 10 Jan, 8pm on Channel 4nA new Channel 4 series that promises to help people get fitter for 2012, gives an insight into the world of fitness trainers, and looks atnthe some of the UK’s biggest body hang-ups.The trainers in the ...

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Filming for Channel 4

London Pilates Studio instructor Vanessa Pearce filming for Channel 4′s new fitness series. Channel 4 are launching a new series to give a helping hand to those of us who have overindulged this past few weeks. Let’s face it, who hasn’t? The se...

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New Year Resolutions for 2012 – top tips for fitness

All the many temptations in Chiswick (the lovely bars, restaurants, café’s etc) make it hard to stay in shape. Here is a way for busy locals to stay healthy and stress-free whilst still enjoying all the delights that Chiswick has to offer.  Plus ...

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Exercise do’s and don’ts

Want to feel healthier but don’t know where to start?nThe American College of Sports Medicine’s recent recommendations about the quality and quantity of exercise offers some sound advice. The Washington Post has taken the guidelines and published...

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Pilates for back pain

A recent UK survey of over 2000 employees by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy revealed some worrying trends. Thirty-six per cent of people work through their lunch break and take no regular breaks at all. Nearly a third of workers  experien...

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Relief For Chiswick’s Back-Pain Sufferers

Welcome to the London Pilates Studio blog. nI’m Vanessa Pearce, Pilates teacher at the studio and I have just been featured on the ChiswickW4 website. I am offering a unique back care programme in conjunction with Alan Watson at BiMAL Medical in...

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Opening Times

Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 8.00am - 12.00pm

Tuesday: 7.45am - 8.45am

Thursday: 7.45am - 12.00pm (Kirsty)

Saturday: 8.00am - 12.00pm

Sunday: Closed

Tel: 07768 778635