INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT: CLAIRE WATERSON

Written on the 24 February 2017 by Studio Pilates


Courses Completed

Matwork Course


How are you using your Pilates training? 

Teaching Matt Pilates to guests of the resort and members


What has been your greatest challenge as a Pilates instructor? 

Transitioning from an 'aggressive ' core training program in CX Worx to a softer controlled different challenge of Pilates


What is the one fitness or health related item you can't live without right now?

Pilates mat and Yoga belt for stretching


What is your personal Pilates/exercise philosophy? 

To improve your posture, confidence, strength and the belief you can change


What song or playlist is keeping you and your clients motivated in class right now? 

Strong by Bibio


What is your favourite exercise to instruct right now and why? 

Bent Knee Fall Outs. I love watching my participants go from no stability to better control. This means they are listening, I'm delivering the message clearly and they are in the moment concentrating in preparation for the class ahead.


How do you prioritise or find time for your own Pilates practice? 

I get up early with the motivation of how great I will feel after I finish my own session.


What is the greatest tip you could give another Pilates instructor? 

Practice a lot, strive for progression and be adventurous.


What does 2017 hold in store for you? 

I would love to train in aerial pilates.



Author: Studio Pilates