Having worked in the fitness industry for over 20 years in various roles, Lee brings his passion for movement, vast knowledge of anatomy and physiology and experience into his work, whether it is class based or individual training.
Lee initially trained as a sports therapist /massage therapist and a Personal Trainer where he developed his skills and techniques working as a fitness director on various cruise liners around the world and managing personal Training studios in Hereford.
Lee has worked for a variety of fitness leaders including Les Mills as National Trainer/Presenter for Bodybalance and Body Pump.
Lee is committed to his own educational development as a highly qualified and motivated fitness professional and is currently working as a lecturer and assessor for Drummond Education, specializing in ‘Posture Correction’ pain management, advanced human movement and the level 3 ‘Hatha Yoga’.
Lee holds a variety of other fitness related qualifications including Olympic Lifting, Advanced Suspension Training, Primal Moves and HIIT training.
He is a firm believer of mindfulness and teaches his classes in a unique way to allow the mind to be focused on the movement as well as the connection to the breath and the present moment allowing participants to gain a deeper understanding of the mind/body connection and working to bring them both into harmony.
For the last 4 years he has had the opportunity to work in a team on a healing retreat where he facilitates yoga for pain relief, breathing techniques and guided meditation for participants.
Lee holds qualifications in nutritional therapy and has a holistic approach to diet and exercise; believing that prevention is better than cure and a healthy approach to what you eat can affect every aspect of your life.
From intricate muscle releasing techniques and spinal strengthening Pilates to powerful and graceful Yoga Flow, Lee has developed his own practice and teaching over the last 15 years, drawing on techniques from Scaravelli, Kundalini and Hatha Yoga, modern and Classical Pilates as well as the Alexander technique and Feldenkrais. Lee’s philosophy is based around fluidity of the spine, grounding of the feet and the connection of mindfulness and breath.
He teaches extension based Pilates with movement and freedom of the pelvis linking into the spine, which is essential before implementing more global and functional patterns to his class format.
Lee brings a very unique, structured and educational approach to his teaching that will leave you lengthened, strengthened, centered and relaxed.