Reformer and Mat Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer
Trained through STOTT Pilates, and having over 7 years experience Faran’s approach to Pilates is functional and technique-based. She incorporates both stretch, strength and control aspects of Pilates to create an all-round inclusive repertoire which both traditional pilates enthusiasts will enjoy as well as the more modern devotees can appreciate too. Come and join Pilates by Faran Cooper and become strong and injury-free today!
|Specialty||Reformer and Mat Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer|
|Work Days||Thursday Friday Saturday|
I’ve had 2 back operations & nobody would have thought I would be able to do a marathon. Pilates with Mehret got me to a point where my core muscles were so strong I effectively had no pain at all when running and I have recently done my third marathon – Where is was trying to do a sub 3 hour marathon. Doing all my Pilates sessions with Mehret all throughout the 15 weeks marathon preparation not only kept my lower back pain free but improved my legs and glutes strength, flexibility and breathing which in turn helped my running overall. The result: NO injuries, 2.58 in the London Marathon. I am now a massive advocate of Pilates for runners. Gracias Mehret!!
Mehret was very knowledgeable and professional. I felt she really knows the body and exactly what areas I needed to strengthen. I felt very relaxed and confident in her treatment of me and encouraged that my frozen shoulder will improve. She was calm and pleasant and it was an enjoyable session. The equipment was really good. The Groupon price of £38 for five sessions was incredible, they are usually worth £30 each. She was so good though that I will carry on using her at the normal price of £30 a time when I’ve done my five Groupon sessions. The session was more specific to my needs, more thorough and more care was taken that I was doing the moves right, than any physiotherapy or osteophath session I’ve had, which would be £45-£60. And Hope Pilates is five minutes from my flat. I am very pleased.
Mehret’s enthusiasm and commitment to Pilates is impressive. Through the work I do with her, I have learnt huge amounts about my own body and how to keep it healthy. She knows exactly what level to take me to and I always feel that I have achieved something. She is patient, enthusiastic and knowledgeable and the qualities that she brings to every session make Pilates a joy to do. She accepts all the difficulties people present with calm confidence, altering exercises for individuals as appropriate. No one is left to struggle, and most importantly, I feel safe in her hands. I would, with no hesitation, recommend Mehret’s classes to anyone looking to benefit from them in the same way as I have.