About Us

 

  • Founded 2014

  • Physio-led Pilates, Reformer Pilates, Physiotherapy, Bike fit, Sports massage, Nordic walking

  • Pilates studios in Hillsborough & Dromore

  • Community classes in County Down & County Antrim

  • Online classes worldwide

Say hello to the team

Andrea Lucas, allactivepilatesandphysio

Andrea Lucas

Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor

 

All Active’s founder, Andrea, is passionate about Pilates, especially the boost it gives your health and wellbeing.

 

  • MSc in Advanced Practice in Physiotherapy.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Medicine & Exercise.

  • BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy.

  • Chartered Physiotherapist with 20+ years physio experience, 10+ years as Pilates Instructor.

  • Fully certified APPI Pilates & Reformer Instructor.

  • Trained in antenatal, postnatal, all small equipment, Pilates for cyclists, golf, running, scoliosis and spinal surgery. 

  • Clinical Bike Fitter.

  • Nordic walking Instructor.

  • ​Years of experience as a sports physio for various teams and within hospitals and outpatient clinics. 

  • Keen sportsperson - cycling, running & tennis. 

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Debbie McClure

Admin assistant and Pilates instructor

Debbie McClure is a born organiser who loves meeting people and is passionate about Pilates!

  • BA (Hons) Business Management degree

  • 20 years experience working in Sales and Accounts

Debbie started her Pilates journey with Andrea’s daily zoom classes in lockdown to help strengthen her niggly knees and relieve her shoulder pain. She was amazed at the improvement in such a short time and having experienced the benefits of Pilates was inspired to train as a Pilates Matwork Instructor herself.

Debbie is passionate about health and fitness and likes to keep active in her spare time by walking, playing tennis and of course practising Pilates.

If you are interested in any of our classes, need any advice or have any queries please contact Debbie at hello@allactivepilatesandphysio.co.uk and she will be only to happy to help!

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Suzanne Harkin

Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor 

Physiotherapist with specialist interest in Balance and Vestibular rehabilitation. 

Suzanne has been teaching Pilates and using it through her physio practise since taking the full APPI Matwork series 10 + years ago. She loves how the modified Pilates programmes can help people of all ages ,levels of fitness and mobility stay strong and flexible. It’s principles incorporate all the important systems in our body that help us balance and stay strong.

 

  • BSc Hons Physiotherapy

  • Chartered physiotherapist 20+ years experience 

  • APPI trained Matwork 1/2/3 

  • Also works in Independent hospital  seeing clients from ENT and neurology consultants.

  • Keen Pilates Matwork and Reformer participant 

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Catherine Moore

Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor 

Following her children’s birth, Catherine attended Andrea’s Pilates classes and was inspired to become an instructor herself, because of how much better she moved and felt.

 

  • BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. 

  • NHS Physio since 2006 (clinics in Royal Victoria Hospital, then Senior Physio at Musgrave Park Hospital specialising in Orthopaedics).

  • Pilates-trained in APPI Matwork 1 & 2.

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Kerry Sloan

Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor

In her day job as a physio, Kerry often refers patients to Pilates. That’s because she sees the benefits over and over again. Kerry loves helping patients get more confident through exercise.

  • BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy.

  • Trained APPI Pilates instructor Matwork 1-3 

  • Specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist with experience in public health, A&E, inpatient wards, fracture clinic, orthopaedics, paediatrics, outpatients and community.

  • Interested in sports injury and rehab, as keen tennis & hockey player.

  • Kinesiology taping qualified.

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Ally McMullan

Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor

After surgery for an injury, Ally came to our classes to help her recovery. This sparked her love for Pilates.  

  • BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. 

  • Specilalist Respiratory physiotherapist at the Belfast Trust

  • Trained APPI Pilates instructor Matwork 1-3 and Pilates with Small Equipment.

  • Keen sportsperson, as player/coach for local hockey club.

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Katie Campbell

Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor 

Having swam for Ireland with a few injuries along the way Katie quickly realised the importance of Pilates within her rehab programs. She loves how anyone of any ability can exercise safely to feel strong and maintain flexibility.

  • Bsc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne

  • Specialist respiratory physiotherapist at the Belfast Trust

  • ITEC Level three diploma in sports massage therapy

  • Pilates trained in APPI Mat work level 1&2

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Libby Robinson

Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor 

Libby gets satisfaction from watching her clients improve in both their physical and mental wellbeing and enjoys challenging them to progress in their Pilates and Reformer classes.

  • Bsc (Hons) in Physiotherapy

  • Fully certified APPI Pilates and Reformer instructor 

  • Pilates Instructor since 2008

  • Reformer Instructor since 2013

  • Enjoys hiking and DIY

  • Reformer instructor at All Active Pilates

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Aisling Hutchinson

Physiotherapist and Reformer Instructor

Aisling has been practicing Pilates for many years. It was her love for pilates and movement which ultimately led to a career change to Physiotherapy. 

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

  • Chartered Physiotherapist 

  • APPI Mat 1

  • APPI Pre and Post Natal

  • Progressive Pilates Academy Reformer training

  • 6 years Reformer experience and practice

  • Enjoys many activities such as running,  yoga, Reformer, aerial and rowing

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Anita McBriar

Certified Stott Pilates Instructor

Anita first came to Pilates to help her ballet training. After a few sessions she was completely hooked. Anita enjoys seeing the transformation Pilates brings - better posture, more body awareness and easier movement.

 

  • Royal Academy of Dance registered teacher (Advanced level 2 Ballet, Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies from Royal Academy of Dance, London). 

  • Certified Pilates Instructor (trained in Matwork & Reformer at Stott Centre, Canada.

  • Pilates Instructor since 2017.

  • Trained in pre- & post-natal Pilates

  • Reformer instructor at All Active Pilates

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Sue Small

Pilates & Reformer Instructor

 

Sue Small developed a keen interest practicing Pilates 16 years ago due to pelvic dysfunction during her first pregnancy.  She decided on a career change  having previously worked in health promotion after her second baby. 

  • Qualified as Matwork level 3 teacher July 2011 & reformer March 2022

  • Has experience working with many clients who require specialist care such as pre & post natal, osteopenia, osteoporosis, scoliosis, children & teenagers, 

  • A keen runner herself she has also designed Pilates programs for performance

  • Reformer instructor at All Active Pilates

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Aaron Sergeant

Sports Massage therapist

Although he often works with elite athletes, Aaron believes that sports massage is for anyone with tight muscles who enjoys staying active or has a desk-bound job.

 

  • ​Trained Sports Massage Therapist since 2014. 

  • Studied Sports & Media at University of Liverpool.

  • Triathlete & football fan.

  • Previously worked with Glenavon FC & Northern Ireland at age grade level.

  • Works with other international athletes (badminton, tennis, bowling, hockey, waterpolo & athletics). 

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Cris Warden

Sports Massage therapist

Chris’ interest in sports and training recovery originates form his experience as a professional swimmer,  this was a natural progression into massage therapy, specifically in the area of sports massage and range of motion assessments, working alongside treatment plans developed by physiotherapists.

 

  • Level 2 qualified Sports Massage Therapist since May 2021

  • Qualified Swimming Teacher for Non-Swimmer, Beginners & Improver (stages 1-4)

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