Alison, an experienced teacher for many years started her love for fitness during her school-days, taking part in All Ireland athletic finals. After studying health and fitness in Bedfordshire UK , her first job was to overview the exercise regimes’ of clients in Henlow Grange Heath Farm, now part of the Champneys group, U.K., following on to teach in Johannesburg South Africa before returning to Ireland.
Alison became a Yoga teacher in 2001 after being introduced to yoga by one of Ireland's leading Yoga teachers Orla Punch and has had instruction from international yoga guru David Swensen
Alison qualified in PPI (PilatesPerformance Ireland) Mat Pilates/International Balanced Body and has built on this knowledge with First Generation Pilates Elder, Mary Bowen who was a friend and pupil of Joseph Pilates as a young girl
Upgrading workshops in:
Alison qualified as a Somatic Movement Coach in 2016 with Yoga teacher and Somatic Educator Lisa Petersen.
Alison is known for her accessible and welcoming approach to fitness, creating an environment where pupils learn their exercise principles correctly with enjoyment and fun.
Amelia also teaches Barre Concept which she loves as it’s a cardio workout combining Pilates and overall body conditioning.