Meet The Team


Sue Jackson
Owner / Instructor

Hobbies: Watching my son play rugby, skiing, golf, training for myself and adventure treks around the world.
Qualifications: Level 2 fitness instructor and Level 3 personal trainer.
Classes: Personal Training, Boxercise, SkiFit, HIIT Circuits and Bootcamp


Oba Noakes

Hobbies: Arial hoop, pole dancing, handstands, roller skating, open water swimming and cycling.
Qualifications: Level 2, 3 and 4 personal trainer, kettlercise, TRX instructor and sports massage therapist.
Classes: Personal Training, PACE, Kettles, LIIT, Abs, Barre Concept and Body Conditioning.


Vicky Rees Davies
Marketing, events, and administration

Experienced Head Of Marketing Communications with a demonstrated history of working in the the marketing & communications industry. Skilled in Branding & Identity, Communication, Event Management, Corporate Communications, and Corporate Events. Strong entrepreneurship professional graduated from Lancaster University.

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Nicky Whitaker

Hobbies: Pilates, cooking and interior design.
Qualifications: BA Hons. History of Art. Level 3 Personal Trainer, FKPro/ TRX Instructor, Circuits Trainer.
Classes: Stretch/Core and Circuits.


Kara Herbert
Yoga Teacher

Hobbies: All things yoga and dance, swimming, walking, reading, travelling and recently skiing!
Qualifications: 500hr Vinyasa Flow Yoga in India, 200hr Hatha Yoga in Morocco and London both Yoga Alliance UK accredited. 2:1 BA Hons Creative Arts (Dance & Art). Extensive CPD workshops and courses in both Dance and Yoga.
Classes: Yoga classes and retreat days.


Mirella Lamarina
Yoga Teacher

Hobbies: A chilled Mum to my beautiful daughter, meditating, reading and meeting up with friends.
Qualifications: Ashtanga and Hatha yoga training in India
Classes: Yoga classes


Ruth Timm
Yoga Teacher

Hobbies: I like to read, take long walks in the countryside and hang out with friends and family.
Qualifications: Diploma in Thai Yoga Massage. Practitioner level from the School of Thai Yoga Massage. British Wheel of Yoga Level 4 Diploma
Classes: Yoga classes


Maddie Morris
Yoga Teacher

Hobbies: – Running, being with friends
Qualifications: I have been teaching for 3 years now and love practicing all styles of yoga. My classes are energy boosting, friendly and cater for all abilities and ages. I enjoy watching clients yoga practice grow and notice the difference their yoga practice is providing in their daily life.
Classes: Yoga classes


Francesca Pace
Ashtanga Yoga, Pilates and Martial Arts Teacher

Hobbies : Francesca is a busy Mum who loves yoga and martial arts practice

Qualifications : Francesca is a qulalified Ashtanga yoga teacher and a practicing Pilates and martial arts teacher. She teaches many styles of yoga but is joining Balance as our pilates teacher, with a regular Thursday evening class at 7.15pm. She will also provide cover for some of our yoga classes

Classes: Pilates classes


Anna Beament
Pilates Teacher

Hobbies: Busy Mum and loves her fitness, enjoys all things family and friends
Qualifications: Runs her own pilates practice and health business. Studied at the Pilates Institute in London.
Classes: Pilates classes and retreat days.