ONE LIFE STUDIO 

0207 249 4441  

19-20 Barn Street, Stoke Newington, London N16 0JT

One Life Studio Team

We are a small group of friendly, and highly qualified trainers, teachers and therapists with a wealth of knowledge and expertise and a passion for passing on the benefits to others

NYAMBE IKASAYA

PERSONAL TRAINING

Nyambe studied personal training and sports massage at Premier International and subsequently went on to set up One Life Personal Training. He has always been passionate about helping people and in his work as a personal trainer he has a wealth of experience helping clients to achieve optimal health and fitness. His professional, enthusiastic and friendly approach will encourage clients to feel at ease and motivate them to achieve and surpass their fitness goals. He continues to broaden his knowledge, specializing in core strength and rehabilitation, and is able to utilize his practical experience and the latest training methods to design effective programs that are tailored to meet the needs of each individual. Nyambe strongly believes in a holistic approach to fitness and well-being that takes into account the physical, mental and emotional elements of training. His ability to get people to put mind over matter and develop a positive attitude has been the key to success for many of his clients. Training body and mind, movement and muscle as one is the ethos behind One Life Personal Training.   

LUCY JOSLIN

 YOGA & PILATES

Lucy has been studying yoga since 1992 and became a student of Iyengar yoga in 1999. She qualified as an Introductory level 2 Iyengar Yoga teacher in 2006 and has been teaching classes ever since. She has studied in India with the Iyengars at the Ramamani Institute as well as attending courses with senior Indian yoga teachers both here and abroad. Her classes are challenging without being intimidating or overwhelming, detailed and precise with a great deal of hands on adjustments. 

Lucy qualified as a Pilates teacher in 2000 and has been teaching group classes and one to one sessions ever since. Constantly updating her training and learning she she became an advanced instructor in 2003, and has since qualified to teach Pilates on the ball and post natal.

Lucy caters for the needs of the individual student taking into account possible constraints and injuries they may have, ensuring each student gets the attention they need.

 

PERSONAL TRAINING

Lucy has been working as a fitness professional since 1998 and qualified as a personal trainer in 1999.  She constantly strives to improve and update her skills base, attending courses on advanced body conditioning, boxing and combat training, pre and post natal exercise and special populations. She qualified as a pilates instructor in 2002 and an Iyengar yoga instructor in 2006. During her career she has worked with an extremely varied client base which has enabled her to utilize all of her skills. She specializes in Postural Correction, Injury rehabilitation and Post-natal conditioning. As well as offering one to one Pilates and Iyengar Yoga lessons.

Lucy ran her own centre in Cornwall and Joined one life studio in 2011 after moving to London. 

WILL FLETCHER

PERSONAL TRAINING

After completing a degree in Criminology, Will made the decision to follow his lifelong passion for health and fitness by becoming a Personal Trainer. He qualified as a Personal Trainer with Premier in 2011 and followed this up by qualifying as a Sports Massage Therapist in 2012. Since this time Will has been working with One Life Studio. Will helps his clients achieve their personal goals and go beyond their expectations using a combination of exercise and massage designed to boost energy, develop strength and core stability, reduce weight and stress levels. His calm yet enthusiastic approach helps motivate clients to take on new challenges. Whether it’s losing weight, completing your first run or improving your flexibility and core strength, training with Will is challenging and fun. 

NADIA KATZ

PILATES

Nadia discovered Pilates ten years ago while searching for a way to manage her own low back pain. she tried everything from physiotherapy to acupuncture but nothing came close to giving her the consistent and lasting pain relief that she got from Pilates. Nadias devotion to the Pilates method lead her to train with Body Control Pilates, enableing her to share the benefits with others.She works in a personalised way to help clients achieve their specific goals and needs, whatever their current ability or experience. 

Nadias experience of closely working with physiotherapists and osteopaths, in addition to her own history of back pain, has greatly influenced her teaching approach.She is trained and experienced in working with a wide range of conditions, such as back pain, osteoporosis, arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and scoliosis. Nadia is a member of the Body Control Pilates Association (BCPA) and hold an advanced Level 3 qualification in Pilates Matwork on the Register of Exercise Professionals. She is also certified to teach on all Pilates studio equipment, including Reformer, Cadillac, Chair and Ladder Barrel and in both pre and postnatal Pilates.

DEB THOMPSON

PILATES

 

Acute back pain led Deb to Pilates, and she hasn’t looked back since (no pun intended). She is a level 3 Pilates teacher, training with Body Control Pilates –Europe’s largest professional Pilates organisation – and is qualified to teach mat Pilates from beginners to intermediate level.

 

Deb is committed to the Pilates Method as a way of alleviating pain, improving posture and muscle tone and preventing injury. She firmly believes her role as a teacher is to increase understanding of our own bodies – range of movement, strengths, weaknesses, and how everything connects together in a holistic way. Her aim is to teach how to make our bodies work for us rather than against us.

KATE GLOVER

YOGA

 

Kate qualified early 2017 from her 200 YTT with Zuna Yoga in Bali, and is Globally Yoga Alliance Certified.

 

A student herself for 16 years, Kate was moved to find balance in her own life by learning the ancient practise of Hatha Yoga and has been exploring ever since. With a strong foundation in Hatha Asana, Pranayama, and Meditation, her classes are dynamic, designed to move and explore the body and breath, and filled with happy energy bringing timeless yoga traditions to busy modern lives.

 

Before training to be a Yoga teacher, Kate has worked in the advertising and digital marketing industry for 12 years, and also runs a regular Yoga Brunch combining all the best things in life:- physical practise, mental stretching, fancy dress, amazing music, delicious nutritious food…and of course the party spirit. 

 

ALICE KNOWELDEN

IYENGAR YOGA

Alice has been practicing yoga for 20 years and teaching since 2015. Her teaching is style is direct, kind and considered. She is well attuned to the needs of the students and enjoys helping them to overcome any barriers or fears they may have, through the use of props and positive thinking.  Alice currently studies with Uday Bhosale of the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India, formerly a direct student of BKS Iyengar.

LAURIE ROBINSON

YOGA

Laurie began practicing yoga over 10 years ago. Finding an awareness of body, mind and breath she began to see life in a different way. This sense of balance and wholeness is what keeps her coming back to her mat.

Having undertaken various trainings in India and Australia she finally completed her 200 hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training with the wonderful teachers Gerry Rixen and Mario Sarugi in 2016.

She teaches classes that develop strength and flexibility, lifting and lengthening the mind and body with an emphasis on correct alignment. Through asana, pranayama and guided relaxation the focus is on calming the mind and slowing down. She encourages people to connect with their bodies, to listen and to respect where they are in the moment.

Practicing many branches of yoga such as Sivananda, Iyengar, Jivamukti, Vinyasa and restorative Yoga, Laurie weaves these influences into her classes.

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