This is Tom

Tom’s fitness journey.


Tom trained in 1995 to become an Exercise to Music instructor & over the years has taught a wide variety of classes which eventually brought him towards the world of Pilates. He did his first qualification in 2006 & completed the Realistic Pilates (level 2). In 2009 this was upgraded to the full Realistic Pilates Mat qualification (level 3). A Mat Pilates Level 3 Qualification is the standard an Instructor has to achieve in order to become an fully accredited Pilates instructor. Over they years he attended various workshops/seminars to attain his continued development points. In 2017 Tom achieved his Diamond Pilates Certification - Gaining knowledge on pelvic floor anatomy, function & failure - Integrating pelvic floor exercises in to Pilates classes - Tom runs popular Pilates classes through in Edinburgh & after moving through to the local area last year, is excited to be part of the Optimise Wellness Centre.