ONE GROVE is a specialist Pilates studio with Reformer/Equipment, Clinical, Mat & Seated Pilates, Barre and Yoga classes.
Based in Cheltenham, adjacent to Waitrose, our dedicated team of Pilates professionals can help you optimise your health and fitness.
Whether you are 12 or 90 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, Physiotherapists and Yoga teachers have created an uplifting environment for intelligent exercise.
We aim to inspire everyone to better movement and health, focussing on each client individually even in group classes.
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, on our app or directly with us- whenever suits your diary- over 55 classes each week
Mix & Match Classes– Yoga, Mat Pilates or Barre – choose any class at the same £ in each block- Jump, Faster or Gentle Equipment
ALWAYS Small Group Training– for highly individualised care and attention- only found at One Grove- we put client welfare first
Dedicated Pilates Instructors– who undergo continual 1st class training with world-wide bodies- not just affiliated to a single brand
The option of Physiotherapy Input– for optimal rehab/pre-hab and Clinical Pilates instruction with direct referrals from consultants
‘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 for four participants, each incorporating a reformer, cadillac tower, Arcus, sling and arc barrel;
and one mixed equipment Pilates studio with two long-length rehab height reformers, cadillac towers 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
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.
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. We also offer a Seated class for those who are less able to get up and down from the floor.
With plenty of mirrors to guide you into position, these classes are your first step to a strong, supple and balanced body.
Clinical Pilates is Pilates which is specifically overseen by medical professionals. At One Grove, our physiotherapists teach classes, give private oversight and liaise directly with the Pilates professional instructors on-site to tailor sessions for individual clients.
We also run Re-Hab group 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. People suffering pathologies such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Immune System disorders as well as people undergoing cancer treatments also enjoy the non-impact strength of Pilates workouts.
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.
Pilates suits any age- it’s never too late to start! Our Gentle Mat and Equipment 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.
We welcome Pre & Post Natal clients into our classes 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. Because we only run small classes, you are safe and fully over-seen at One Grove.
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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.
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.
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Read what some of our lovely clients have to say about us:
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!
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.
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.
Lead Pilates Instructor
Lucy is a highly experienced senior level 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 over 15 years. She is trained in geriatric, children’s and pre-and post-natal fitness.
Lucy is qualified to receive referrals from GPs and consultants, physiotherapists, chiropractors and osteopaths for rehabilitation work.
Lucy loves: Skiing- snow and water!
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.
Having had her own Pilates studio in Greece, Alex has now moved to the UK to use her extensive rehabilitation and fitness knowledge at One Grove and at a specialist studio in London. 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
Pilates Instructor & 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 over 15 years.
Jojo has a strong belief in the age old ‘healthy body, healthy mind’ motto and shares this with her clients. Jojo is also an equestrian specialist.
Jojo loves: Antique jewellery
Jeni has been practising yoga for over 15 years. She has studied and practised many branches including Hatha, Ashtanga, Tantra, Iyengar and Kundalini. She has had the privilege of gathering knowledge and guidance from yoga teachers in India, Thailand, the UK and Australia.
With a breadth of knowledge including qualifications as a somatic movement therapist, dance teacher, fitness instructor and a gymnastics coach, Jeni guides Yoga classes with keen attention to physical alignment, somatic awareness and holistic wellbeing.
Jeni loves: Conkers!
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 and certified 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
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 course in all Pilates Equipment Apparatus with Pilates Method Alliance accredited training in London. She is affiliated with Polestar Pilates.
Corina loves- Asian Cuisine
Helen was first introduced to Pilates whilst studying for her degree in Dance Studies. After leaving college she continued to practice Pilates to enable her to stay active, healthy and to deal with the stresses of ever day life. After pursuing a career in education Helen re-trained to become a Pilates instructor enabling her to combine her skills in teaching and love of movement. She enjoys bringing her creativity to her sessions and works to make Pilates accessible to all.
Helen received her Mat certification through the Pilates Method Alliance and is fully certified on all Studio Equipment with Polestar Pilates.
Helen loves: Sunny days
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
Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor
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
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
Jenny first qualified as a massage therapist in 2002 and worked at Champney’s Health Spa. From there her interest in Complementary Therapies grew and she went on to gain diplomas in Clinical Aromatherapy and Reflexology. Jenny is currently studying for a BTEC level 6 in advanced clinical and sports massage with the renowned Jing Institute. The BTEC level 6 is the highest level of massage training in the UK.
Jenny is passionate about getting people out of pain and helping them to live a healthier happier life. She uses a fusion of techniques, including myofascial release and trigger point therapy to creatively meet the needs of her clients.
Jenny loves: the beach
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.
ONE GROVE – 1 Grove Street, Cheltenham, GL50 3LZ
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