James Shaw

Practicing and teaching Pilates for over 7 years, everything in James’ life revolves around the discipline, simply because it’s his true passion.

He teaches, practices, trains and educates it. Pilates is his full time career and holistic lifestyle for his own body.

A fully comprehensive modern Pilates certification, means James is qualified to teach on all apparatus Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chairs and Barrels.

He is also qualified in my pre and post natal training and holds a great understanding of what the female body needs to help prepare and recover when having a child.

In an extension of all his wealth of knowledge, James also teaches Pilates for brain conditions such as MS, ME, Parkinson’s, Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain disorders.

Committed to continual development, James is currently completing another Classical Qualification to become a true master of his trade through a course “In Teaching learn and in learning you’ll teach”. It is this passion that has seen James teach in London’s most prestigious Pilates studios.

Why Take Pilates With James
•Amazing knowledge and understanding of the Pilates method and all Pilates apparatus.
•Dedicated Pilates education and constant personal development.
•Infectious energy and passion to get the best out of all my students.
• The commitment to help you strive for progression not perfection.

*Is Pilates for Me? *
In our Pilates sessions, we will strive for “Progression not Perfection” we will work through the Pilates movement sequence looking to deepen our knowledge, improve flexibility, build strength and develop control and endurance in the entire body. We will put emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance. So, whether you’re wanting to lose weight, tone up or compliment your existing exercise regime, James can help.

James Shaw Treatments


Pilates is a mind and body exercise. It helps to strengthen, tone & lengthen muscles while improving posture, balance and suppleness. Its great for general fitness, strength and cardio, as well as rehabilitation after injury and core strengthening.


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