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About Jill

"Patience and Persistence are vital qualities in the ultimate successful accomplishment of any worthwhile endeavor."

Joseph Pilates, Return to Life Through Contrology

Jill teaches classes in Guiseley, Menston and Otley and clients come from as far afield as Pateley Bridge, Bramhope, Apperley Bridge and Cookridge.

Jill has a BSc Hons Sports Science and Leisure Management and qualified in 1986 with a NABBA award in Strength training followed by the BAWLA certificate in weight lifting. After that she went on to qualify in Aerobics, Step Aerobics, Circuit training, Slide and many other trends.

Jill has been trained by Modern Pilates and has achieved her CYQ Certificate in Matwork Pilates Level 3 which is considered the 'gold standard' within the industry.

Fast forward 30 years and Jill has taught thousands of people fun, motivational exercise classes achieving amazing results.

Jill has a lifelong passion for fitness and continues to expand her education in the area of corrective, holistic exercise.


  • BSc Hons Sports Science and Leisure Management 1997
  • C.H.E.K. Exercise Coach 2018
  • C.H.E.K. Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level II 2017
  • Physical Strength Yoga 1 2012
  • CYQ Pilates Level 3 2011
  • GP Exercise Referral 2010
  • CYQ Chair Based Exercise 2010

Continuing Professional Development:

  • Messages from Within: Emotion and the Organs, February 2020
  • The Facial Tells of Emotional Dis-Ease, February 202
  • MK Pilates workshops January 2020
  • C.H.E.K. Scientific Back Training 2018
  • C.H.E.K. Scientific Core Conditioning 2018
  • C.H.E.K. Programme Design 2017
  • Pilates Bands & Balls 2017
  • Pelvic Floor 2016
  • Myofascial Slings, Springs & Spirals 2016
  • Barre Pilates Method 2016
  • PiYo 2016
  • The Hip & Knee 2015
  • Diagnostic Pilates 2 Pelvis & Lower Limb 2015
  • Diagnostic Pilates 3 The Spine 2014
  • Spinal Conditions 2014
  • Progressive Matwork 1 2014
  • Progressive Matwork 2 – Equipment 2014
  • Diagnostic Pilates 1 – Postural Assessment & Shoulder Stability 2013
  • Pilates & Shoulder Stability 2013
  • Pilates Balance, Stability & Resistance 2013
  • Physical Strength Yoga Relaxation & Meditation 2012

What I offer (Services):

  •  1:1 Coaching in Holistic exercise, health and wellness methods. This approach takes commitment and will enable you to achieve your own health, fitness, weight loss and lifestyle goals. These 1:1 sessions are designed to give your body a full health and exercise experience that it needs. This combination is best when committing to improving your ‘self’ from the inside and outside, for a period of 6-12 months.
  • 1:1 Reformer sessions for the more advanced.
  • 1:1 Postural Assessment and corrective exercises.
  • Small group classes of 4 in Pilates, Yoga and Meditation, Functional Strength and Stretching.
  • Classes of 8 in Pilates, Relaxation.

Jill also has a sister business designing quality gold and silver jewellery, Moonbeam Design. To find out more about this, please visit the Moonbeam Design website.

Please ring Jill for more details 07737019596