Marie-Claire Prettyman

Marie-Claire has been in the health and fitness industry since 1998 working initially as a gym and swimming instructor, before undertaking a Sports Science degree, training in Sports Massage with the London School of Sports Massage in 2001 and then in Pilates and Yoga in 2004. She went on to run 2 successful Pilates/Yoga and Sport injury clinics in Southampton as well as being the sole Author and Director of the Pilates Teacher Training Programme for a West-Sussex based fitness training company.  Following an  accident in 2014 she had a temporary break from the industry but has recently rebuilt her career focusing on movement rehabilitation with ‘The Movement Specialist’, supporting business development for other businesses and teaching small groups. She is also the author of the worldwide selling and award winning ‘Opposition in Pilates & Yoga – Newton’s Third Law meets Mindfulness’ ( as well as returning to teacher training with Southern training company YBfit as their Level 3 Pilates Assessor & IQA.