+44 1242 255111 info@onegrove.co.uk

 

ONE GROVE is a specialist Pilates studio with Reformer/Equipment, Mat & Seated Pilates, Barre, HIIT Reformer and Yoga classes.

Based in Central Cheltenham, adjacent to Waitrose, we are simple to find and easy to fit in to your day.

Whether you are 12 or 80 you are welcome at One Grove. We are inclusive in our embrace and exclusive in our approach.

 

 

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Our initiative of elite Pilates instructors and Yoga teachers have created an uplifting environment for intelligent exercise.

We aim to inspire everyone to better movement and health, optimised by Physiotherapist input.

Yoga and Pilates are powerful tools for a stronger, leaner and more functional body.

Both disciplines are ageless and genderless and both practices complement each other.

 

‘We are not a Gym – We are an Education’

 

Why are we unique?

No Termly Commitments– just book a space- online or with us- over 25 Reformer/Cadillac classes each week

Mix & Match Classes– Yoga, Mat Pilates, JUMP Reformer Express or Barre – choose any class at the same price

ALWAYS Small Group Training– for individual care and attention- only found at One Grove

Dedicated Pilates Instructors– who undergo continual first class international training

The option of Physiotherapy Input– for optimal rehab/pre-hab

 

‘We provide Intelligent Exercise, You achieve Profound Results’

ONE GROVE has three airy Studios and one Consulting room

a beautiful Top floor group class yoga, Pilates mat & barre studio- with a full cadillac and reformer for private clients;

one fully equipped Pilates Classroom studio for four participants, each incorporating a reformer, half cadillac, Arcus and arc barrel;

and one mixed equipment Pilates studio with two long-length rehab height reformers, half cadillacs and split-pedal chairs.

Our Consulting room and treatment area is in a calming loft space for our physiotherapists and massage therapists.

We also have plenty of chill-out room for everybody after-class.

Email us or call 255 111 to find out how you can benefit from One Grove

 

Contemporary vs Classical Pilates

Classical Pilates teaching or Contemporary Pilates teaching- it’s a raging debate amongst some quarters of the Pilates community… There are two types of training body for Pilates teachers: Classical Pilates, taught by direct-line descendants from Joseph...

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Mental Health Awareness Week- Kimberley blogs…

Dance Movement Psychotherapy is a powerful form of therapy Kimberley Pena, who runs her therapy sessions in Cheltenham from One Grove- talks Mental Health for 2018’s Mental Health Awareness Week May 14-20th. Stress causes the body and mind to be in a state of...

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You are at the heart of what we do…

You are at the heart of what we do… It’s on days like this (snowy down-time) that we get a chance to reflect on what we do. And we wanted to blow our own trumpet a bit and reiterate that everything we do at One Grove, we do for you. And we’re proud...

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Pilates Equipment Classes

Based on simple but smart principles, Pilates Reformer and Equipment classes give profound results. And as you will only ever have three others with you, it’s always personalised group training.

We train you across the full range of exercises that fine-tune your mechanics and challenge your dynamics, whether you are an athlete or a first-timer. It’s always fun.

Pilates Mat & Barre Classes

Our Pilates floor-based Mat classes and standing Barre classes use a specialised range of balls, bands, rollers, barrels and other small equipment that are exclusive to dedicated Pilates studios.

With plenty of mirrors to guide you into position, these classes are your first step to a strong, supple and balanced body.

JUMP HIIT Express classes

JUMP HIIT Express classes are demanding cardio-vascular workouts that we offer seasonally on the timetable. Excellent for Ski fitness, Jump Express classes use the Reformer jump board for high intensity interval training.

Private & Rehab Sessions

Equipment-based Pilates is a preferred method of rehabilitation by medical professionals worldwide. As an adaptable and non-impact form of exercise, tailored Pilates sessions are ideal for those in pain, pre- or post-surgery or suffering chronic injuries.

Yoga Classes

Yoga is a physical practice through a variety of poses and sequences which simultaneously releases tension and focuses concentration. Our Yoga classes offer a wealth of benefits: physically, emotionally and mentally. You should feel youthful and reinvigorated, calmer and stronger after class.

60+

Yoga and Pilates suit any age- it’s never too late to start! ONE GROVE’s Gentle classes are directed towards older adults who have grown out of the high street gym environment. With our range of equipment and props, we can make you comfortable exercising and then challenge you to stay.

 

Pre & Post Natal

We welcome Pre & Post Natal clients but as every body and every pregnancy is different, talk to us before you come in! We always want to encourage your fitness and to maintain your health simultaneously but this balance is finer when you are having or have had a baby.

Click through to see our general recommendations.

Physiotherapy

Two highly experienced physiotherapists, Katie and Philippa, treat clients from One Grove. Both are advanced musculoskeletal practitioners and acupuncturists with a valued hands-on approach. They are skilled at diagnoses and will directly advise One Grove’s Pilates instructors on specifically tailoring your exercise sessions to suit your remedial needs, if you so wish.

Massage & Well Being

Regular massage helps alleviate muscular pain and improve range of motion. Research is also showing that physical contact can stimulate the immune system, lessen depression and lower blood pressure. Charlotte offers various styles of full body or head/shoulder massage at ONE GROVE according to your needs.

 

Workshops

Here is our upcoming program for one-off workshops at One Grove. Each workshop focuses on educating your body to an improved position of strength and efficiency.

 

Read what some of our lovely clients have to say about us:

It wasn’t until I started doing Pilates that I actually started to understand my body. It reaches far beyond the excellent weekly sessions in that, whatever I’m doing, I am much more conscious about how I move my body. My posture is better, my gait is better. My body looks better and it feels stronger.

With a busy work and travel schedule Pilates sessions are a much needed workout. The Reformer is a fantastic way to work key muscle groups without high impact intensity and a unique way to build core strength.

Pilates has given me more strength, stability and body confidence than I ever thought possible. The equipment has helped me to learn more about my body’s capabilities so that I can counteract any weaknesses, allowing me to live life to the fullest.

Pilates has helped me to become more supple and more aware of my body posture. Moreover my back issues have improved as my core muscles have developed.

As well as strengthening my body, my emotional state is also strengthened.  I cannot recommend Yoga highly enough, it has transformed me!

My sessions leave me feeling completely invigorated, I have a strengthened core, improved flexibility and good postural alignment. Each class gives me a strong sense of well being and even after surgeries & a recent long absence, I have been able to return to my sessions and see results within a few weeks.

After starting Yoga, I quickly noticed improvement in both my flexibility and core stability, which has definitely improved my performance in other sports, including my triathlon training.

Pilates is the exercise I look forward to every week. Being made aware of the muscles we use, the importance of keeping them active resulting in more flexibility, stability & strength makes Pilates the best form of exercise I have experienced.

Our needs were carefully assessed, we are monitored session by session, and our goals are adjusted as we progress- and we have certainly seen progression! A friendly, enjoyable and appropriately challenging environment.

Everybody’s body is different and through Yoga I have definitely begun to love and appreciate my body more. I am for ever thankful to the adaptability of Yoga, allowing all ages to enjoy it.

 

The Team

Every teacher and therapist at ONE GROVE partners in the running of the studios and develops what we can bring to you. We all have internationally recognised certifications, specialist knowledge in our fields and a desire to promote your well-being.

Lucy Whitehead

Lucy Whitehead

Studio Owner

Lucy is a highly experienced Pilates and BootyBarre instructor and an Oxford graduate. She left a career in the City to gain a wide range of fitness qualifications and immerses herself in study to stay abreast of orthopaedic issues.

Lucy is a certified advanced STOTT Pilates teacher and Level 4 Fitness Instructor and Back Care Specialist and has trained in all Pilates Equipment and injury types across different federations in the UK, USA and South Africa for breadth of knowledge in human movement dynamics. She has been teaching Pilates for 15 years. She is trained in geriatric, children’s and pre-and post-natal fitness.

Lucy receives referrals from GPs and consultants, physiotherapists, chiropractors and osteopaths for rehabilitation work.

Lucy loves: Skiing- snow and water!

Jojo Stephenson

Jojo Stephenson

Pilates Manager & Personal Trainer

Jojo’s love and appreciation for both general fitness and precise movement started early, with classical ballet training in Toronto, Canada. This dual passion for technique-driven exercise and a good old-fashioned workout is reflected in her STOTT certified teachings of Mat and Reformer Pilates and Barre movement.

Jojo is equally happy helping you recover from injury or, as a Personal Trainer, will push you to achieve your fitness goals. Jojo has been teaching for 12 years.

Jojo has a strong belief in the age old ‘healthy body, healthy mind’ motto and has shared this with her clients over the past 13 years. Jojo is also an equestrian specialist.

Jojo loves: Antique jewellery

Alex Iliopoulos

Alex Iliopoulos

Pilates Instructor & Pre/PostNatal specialist

Alex is a trained dancer, mid-wife and Pilates teacher! She was introduced to Pilates by the ‘fore-father’ of British Pilates, Alan Herdman, whilst she was at Dance School and she was immediately transformed as a performer through her Pilates practice- having more control, precision and range.

Our most experienced instructor, Alex has been teaching Pilates for 15 years. Having had her own Pilates studio in Greece, Alex has now moved to Cheltenham to use her extensive rehabilitation and fitness knowledge at One Grove. She is trained across all the Equipment including Reformer, Cadillac and Chair as well as in midwifery. She is affiliated with BASI Pilates.

Alex loves: Empty beaches

Frankie Street

Frankie Street

Yoga Manager & Pilates Instructor

Frankie first came to yoga as a way to counteract the hours spent hunched over a computer at work and playing sport, but it had such a profound effect on her that she decided to take herself to India to embark on her first teacher training. Frankie is a certified advanced yoga teacher, who bases her classes around correct alignment and building a good relationship between strength and flexibility… not just turning people into pretzels!

Since moving to Cheltenham from London, Frankie has trained in Mat and Reformer Pilates with STOTT Pilates too. This means that she can readily marry the precision of Pilates into the freedom of Yoga.

Frankie loves: Strong coffee

Corina Wood

Corina Wood

Pilates Instructor & Personal Trainer

Corina was introduced to Pilates 20 years ago whilst working as a Personal Trainer in Hong Kong and she used Pilates to strengthen her body and increase her sense of well-being after having children. Corina received her certification as a Pilates Mat Instructor with Marie-Jose Blom in California, has taught Pilates in Tokyo and Bali but now lives and works in Cheltenham- a true international Pilateer!

Corina is has completed her full certification in all Pilates Equipment Apparatus with the Pilates Method Alliance accredited training in London. She is affiliated with Polestar Pilates.

Corina loves- Asian Cuisine

Charlotte Coates

Charlotte Coates

Yoga Teacher & Massage Therapist

Charlotte wears two hats at One Grove- as a holistic therapist and as a Yoga teacher.

Reflexology, Indian Head massage, Sports massage and Swedish massage (lymphatic drainage)- Charlotte is a gentle but strong practitioner who is able to treat you in a range of fashion according to what most nourishes your body.

Charlotte was introduced to yoga as an addition to her weekly fitness routine.  She soon realised that it not only had positive physical effects, but also mental and emotional.  Now as a trained Yoga teacher, Charlotte develops her classes to create the relationship between finding stillness in poses, and making the body move to develop strength.

Charlotte loves: Diva dancing

Katie Foster

Katie Foster

Physiotherapist

Katie is one of Gloucestershire’s leading private Physiotherapists. She is Head Physio for the Cheltenham Running Club and works with weekend warriors and Olympic athletes alike (she is a former British sprinter herself). ‘Expert, insightful, educational and successful’ – Katie is a natural fit with our team and will be sharing her professional assessments with us to maximise your rehab in classes.

Katie loves: Bare-foot running

Philippa Sawtell

Philippa Sawtell

Physiotherapist & Pilates Teacher

Philippa is a highly skilled Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor. She has over 10 years of experience working in London in a wide range of departments from amputees to intensive care and finally specialising in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

Philippa has a keen interest in people. Her passion is to make a difference to her patients and give her patients the best treatment that they deserve. This led her to complete a postgraduate diploma in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, become an Acupuncture Practitioner and a Clinical Pilates Instructor.

Pippa loves: Sea air when sailing

Cath Colquhoun

Cath Colquhoun

Reception & Pilates Teacher

Cath is a STOTT and REPS Level 3 qualified Mat Pilates instructor working towards her exam certification. She is also GP referral trained. She joins the team at One Grove on Wednesdays on Reception and then in our instructor training sessions each week. She teaches elsewhere in Gloucestershire and we hope to have her instruct at One Grove soon!

Cath loves: Countryside runs
Sian Ford

Sian Ford

Reception

Sian is a Law student and has a scholarship in classical singing at the University of Gloucestershire. She is also studying nutrition and plans to start a business in health coaching after she graduates.
She bakes and creates nourishing recipes in her spare time and makes healthy packed lunches for her fellow University students!
Sian is a staunch advocate of the ‘healthy body, healthy mind’ motto- she is a devoted Yogi and is just starting her Pilates journey.
Sian loves… having friends round for dinner!
Emma Logan

Emma Logan

Marketing/Reception

In Emma’s former life, she managed many of the world’s top  professional sportsmen in golf, rugby and cricket and lived in South Africa for 10 years.  Returning to Cheltenham 15 years ago, she is now a freelance magazine editor, a PR consultant and has completed a Yoga instructor training course.
For many years she has been a dedicated devotee of Pilates (the Lucy Whitehead way!) and says it has been instrumental in curing an enduring back problem.
Emma loves – Sunshine and hot, spicy food.

 

Prices

We have an array of pricing options to choose from depending upon your attendance. You can choose to either pay online or when you come in to the studio.

Timetable

View our timetable, sign up for a class or waitlist for a space.

Book Online

You can book for all group classes, Yoga, Mat Pilates and Barre as well as Equipment group classes online.

Semi-private and private appointments and initial sessions must be booked directly by telephone or email.

FAQ's

What are the opening times? Where do I park? What do I bring? All these questions answered and more.

 

ONE GROVE

1 Grove Street

GL50 3LZ

01242 255111

 

ONE GROVE – 1 Grove Street, Cheltenham, GL50 3LZ

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