Pilates for functional daily life

putting the "fun" into functional

Welcome to functional pilates.......

Let's put the "fun" back in "functional"!

Movement of any description should be fun, adaptable and easily reproduced. As much as Pilates is a renowned source of working your whole body I like to uncover not only what is working but also what is not working for you. I will teach you how to gain a more thorough understanding of your body and how to ensure you can help prevent against injury, rehabilitate after injury, grow stronger or to help you with a recent back or neck issue.

Movement is a gift we all take for granted until something goes wrong.....sound familiar?! Recovering from any sort of injury or medical condition is no quick fix, but by enrolling on a functional pilates programme we can get you moving again and build on strengthening your body.

We all need movement to keep the body nourished, strong, injury and pain free, especially as we age. Therefore, Pilates is a discipline which I, personally, thoroughly enjoy but also encourage. I have experienced numerous injuries and niggles along the way myself so I understand how frustrating it can be.

Start your body journey now - come on and have some fun! Contact me if you require more information 07968 062791
  • Berkhamsted, England, United Kingdom

I offer a wide range of classes both via my online studio (zoom) and in person from my garden studio. All current classes are listed and explained under Class Types, please call, or email me for further info. All classes are Covid-19 compliant.

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Samantha J X Chamberlain MSc

Owner & founder

Hi! My name is Sam and I have been in the health & fitness industry since 1989! Yes, the Jane Fonda era with floppy socks & matching bandanas!

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Chloe Chamberlain

Pilates Teacher/Netball Coach & Student

Hi! My name is Chloe and I am following in the footsteps of my Mum and trained to be an APPI (Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute) pilates teacher in my gap year in 2020-21. Yes! The dreaded year of covid!

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Clare Adams

Osteopath & Pilates Teacher/Advocate

I'm Clare and I have been an Osteopath since 2015 and qualified as a Pilates instructor in 2019 with APPI. I take face to face classes for functional pilates in Berkhamsted.

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Jane Crummey

Project Manager and Marketing Consultant

I'm Jane, and have known Sam since 1989, attending all her aerobics and body conditioning classes in the day!! Neon leotards, leggings and leg warmers....how funny! But also a friendship that just "clicked" from day one.

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Initial Consultation

Entry to functional pilates sessions, whether in person or via Zoom.

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Zoom Class Membership

Ongoing monthly Zoom classes. Lets ZOOM and put the fun back into Functional!

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Jolly July Summer Strengthening via recordings

You'll feel "Jollier" in July if you have a mobility month. This will help to ease your movement for the summer activities as the weather improves.

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Personal One to One with Sam

For a more personal touch, giving you the ability to get more from your classes and focus on any individual issues you may have.

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Face to Face Classes (F2F)

Weekly general class for all levels at Open Door, Berkhamsted.

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Technique Top Up

Individual technique class to better help you get more from your zoom or F2F classes.

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