Welcome to the new website
After working together for many years Sarah Sessa and Karen Pearce joined forces and opened the Physiotherapy & Pilates Rehab Centre.
Karen, a former Ballet dancer, trained with Alan Herdman in 1999 and has been running The Pilates Studio in Taunton for nearly 20 years whilst developing a Teacher Training programme affiliated with Alan Herdman.
Sarah qualified as a physiotherapist from University College London (UCL) in 1995 and then as a Pilates Instructor in 2009, she began lecturing for the Pilates studio TTC in 2012 has just completed a Masters in Inter-Professional Development at UWE where much of the focus was on neuroscience and the use of Pilates in neurological conditions, particularly Parkinson’s.
Both are fully qualified to teach matwork and machine-based Pilates and share an interest in Pilates for rehabilitation and individualising exercise for clients with differing needs.
In 2016 they published a book Pilates and Parkinson’s with Muswell Hill Press and now jointly run The PPRC Pilates Teacher Training course in affiliation with Alan Herdman.
New Wells Studio
Opening in 2019 offering physiotherapy assessment and equipment Pilates for neurological conditions.