Business Owner & Clinical Lead
Reformer Pilates Instructor
Arion is a clinical Pilates instructor that has over 8 years’ experience delivering Physiotherapy in Brazil. This incorporated Hydrotherapy and Reformer Pilates. The knowledge and expertise he brings to the Team at Corefitphysio is a great asset.
He studied a 5 year degree in Physiotherapy at Unifeso, Teresoplis, Brazil. He also trained as a Pilates instructor including the large equipment we use at the clinic and is as a Sports Massage Therapist. At this moment in time he is transferring his Physiotherapy qualifications to be registered with the Health Care Professionals Council here in the UK.
He has also most recently worked as a Physiotherapist at the Environmental Ministry of Brazil and volunteered as a forestry firefighter!
In his spare time Arion enjoys practicing Yoga and Pilates and spending time with his young family.
After graduating from the University of East Anglia with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, Miranda completed her junior rotation before taking a senior post, specialising in neurology. She worked in inpatients & community rehabilitation before joining heads up! In Dorking. There she treated a range of neurological conditions and gained experience in working with people with balance & vestibular problems.
Miranda has completed her advanced Bobath training & has continued with her post-graduate professional development, by training in clinical pilates.
Rachelle studied her first degree in psychology at Keele University. It was there that she realised a passion for promoting physical health and mental well-being through exercise. She went on to study physiotherapy at the University of Brighton, graduating in 2009.
Rachelle has worked at St Georges NHS University hospital. She has gained experience in a variety of disciplines before specialising in musculoskeletal outpatients. Her specialist areas include orthopaedics, women’s health and hand therapy.
Rachelle has completed her APPI Pilates training and has found it particularly useful for treating and preventing injury.
In her spare time, you can find her down at the stables and riding her horse.
Serji graduated from the University of Birmingham with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy and subsequently worked within the NHS. She has always had a keen interest in sport and fitness, from team sports, to regularly attending the gym. She loves walking and running, and has completed the New York and Edinburgh Marathons.
In recent years, she has developed a great appreciation for the health benefits of Pilates and completed her Level 3 Diploma with JPilates. She has a special interest in pre and post natal exercise and is in the process of completing the Level 3 Award in Pre and Post Natal Training.
Serji is extremely passionate about fitness and health and has a genuine desire to help people to live healthier and happier lives.
Tara qualified with an honours degree in Physiotherapy from Brunel University in 2004, having previously completed degree in Human Biology from Loughborough University. She has worked within the NHS for 10 years where she worked in musculoskeletal outpatients, providing hydrotherapy (lead clinician), acupuncture, triage clinics, Clinical pilates classes, and rehabilitation programmes for both acute and chronic injuries.
Tara has worked exclusively in private practice since 2014 and has a keen interest in sporting injuries. She has worked with elite rowers, swimmers, rugby players and runners, returning them to sporting fitness. Tara is qualified in acupuncture, sports massage (ITEC level 4) and is trained in APPI pilates. Personally, she has medalled twice at a national level in lightweight rowing and has a strong swimming and running background.
Tara has completed Corefitphysio’s intensive and comprehensive inhouse pilates training involving a month of internship.
When she is not working Tara can be found chasing glory with the Elmbridge Phoenix Masters swimming club, or cycling running along the Thames river paths.