Ceri Mak, Owner

Ceri Mak, Owner and Founder of Body Balances Pilates, is a Pilates Foundation trained teacher. She is sought after for her open-mindedness, empathy, precision, and focus on results. Ceri loves to see her clients develop and gain confidence within their body.

Ceri began her career in marketing and found that Pilates was the perfect antidote to her busy career. Her passion for the system blossomed from there.

In 2008 Ceri trained as a Pilates mat teacher with the highly regarded Pilates Foundation in London, undertaking a year’s practical and theoretical training in the classical repertoire as well being taught modified Pilates by physiotherapists.

Ceri also enrolled with Body Control Pilates in 2014 to expand her practice to include specialist Pilates spring-loaded apparatus (Reformer, Cadillac, Chair).

Ceri’s knowledge of the Pilates movement is profound and varied. In addition to teaching instructor level, the holistic nature of Ceri’s teaching style has seen her study and be inspired by other movement disciplines including: Bones for Life (based on Feldenkrais) Qi Gong, physiotherapy, biomechanics and recently qualified in Postgraduate antenatal and postnatal Pilates.


Pilates Bournemouth

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