Dario is a highly qualified and accomplished practitioner in Therapeutic Massage, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Behavioural Medicine and Sports Injury Rehabilitation. Originally from Turin, Italy, he moved to the UK in 1996 and has since set up two practices in health and wellbeing as well as continuing his studies in Exercise and Behavioural Medicine (MSc). He has worked at Ealing Hospital, the YMCA, Kensington Therapy Centre and Nuffield Health in complementary therapies.
Dario’s vision is to make Pilates and general fitness accessible to all those wanting to maintain a healthy life balance. He presents a challenging programme within a realistic time frame, making it possible to work around a busy schedule.
MORENA DE LEONARDIS
Morena has been teaching Pilates for over four years and has studied with Balanced Body. She has a degree in 'Movement and Sport Sciences' and has an extensive background in dance. After finishing her studies at the University of Perugia in Italy, she worked as a dance and swimming teacher and has performed for several international dance companies. She regularly attends Pilates and dance workshops to keep her up to date. Listening to and observing someone's body is the most important part of Morena's work.
Harriet is a BASI trained Pilates Instructor and sports massage therapist with over 9 years’ experience. She works closely with her clients to help improve overall wellbeing and balance. Having experienced first-hand the incredible effect Pilates has had on her body and mind, Harriet has made it her mission to help spread the word on the empowering impact a regular practice can offer. Harriet's fun, dynamic classes put specific focus on form and body alignment with a challenging edge to help you reach your body goals, increase confidence and give your day an energetic boost.
Milly is the administrator for Novo Pilates and is here to help if you have questions you may have about our studio. If you need advice on starting reformer pilates, finding a teacher for Solo or Duo sessions, or, if you are already familiar with reformer Pilates, she can advise on booking classes.
Milly is also founder of Art Movement, a contemporary art gallery. Having recently completed 2 years Art Therapy training, she started 'Art for Life', creative workshops for all ages, focusing on how the art-making experience can be valuable time out that is both healing and fun.
For any information regarding classes, schedules or booking please call Milly on 07973 692494 .