Melissa Cosby

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Gyrotonic, Gyrokinesis, Pilates, Yoga

Melissa has been involved in health and fitness for 22 years and has accumulated a wealth of experience in many aspects of the industry. Initially trained as a Remedial Therapist, Personal Trainer and Pilates teacher in her native Australia, she arrived in the UK in 1994 to work in a health club teaching a mixture of classes, as a personal trainer specialising in corrective exercise and running a massage clinic.

For the past 14 years, Melissa has managed her own private practice in Notting Hill as a Massage Therapist and Pilates teacher, adding Yoga to her repertoire after studying with Pattabhi Jois in India and John Scott in the UK.

In 2004 Melissa qualified in GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS®, seeing this as a natural extension to Pilates and Yoga due the way the technique sees the body as an integrated whole and satisfies the need for an exercise system to strengthen the body in all ranges of movement, on all planes with conscious use of breath.

As a practicing Body-Centred Psychotherapist and NLP practitoner, Melissa brings a broad awareness of the fundamental ways in which the mind affects bodies in movement and and vice versa.

Melissa now teaches a blend of all these techniques to ensure that the best exercise or practice is given to a client at any specific time.

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"The focus on rhythm and joyful movement ultimately leaves the body strong yet relaxed and refreshed and the spirit uplifted. I love GYROTONIC® because of its combination of a yogic sense of the body with the freedom of dance."