BIOG/ FITNESS QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifying as an Exercise Teacher in 1984 and updating with the YMCA/ RSA Awards in 1987/ 1988/ 1990 Jennie Tarsnane has taught a wide variety of exercise classes including Ante and Post Natal, Fifty Plus, Step, Fitness Walking, Circuit Training and Body Conditioning.

Jennie is a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor having completed the full equipment training with STOTT PILATES in Toronto, Montreal and the UK.

She is a member of the Register of Exercise Professionals (Advanced Instructor Level 4), the National Register of Personal Trainers (NRPT), the Institute of Sport and Remedial Massage (ISRM) and IDEA.

Jennie specialises in Personal Training and is a qualified Sports and Remedial Massage Therapist (LSSM Dip.) BTEC with a keen interest in preventing and managing backpain through lifestyle changes.She holds the Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Exercise for the Management of Low Back Pain.

She has also been a former editor of the NRPT newsletter, Development Officer for the Exercise Association (EXA), a contributor to the national press, and has appeared on BBC Radio 2, Radio 5 Live, and LBC as an expert on health related topics.


Below are listed a few testimonials from clients:

"Attending Jennie's classes is always fun and a mental break from the demands of everyday life. The exercises really help to build up those core abdominal muscles which support the back. Great for posture and strength." DW

"Jennie explains and demonstrates each exercise really clearly. She takes a personal interest in each member of the class, making sure the exercise suits our individual needs. I hope to keep going to her invaluable classes as long as she keeps doing them." HS

"Her classes have helped me build up strength and mobility and improved my posture. Her classes are kept deliberately small so she is able to give special attention to anyone who has a particular problem." JB

"She takes into account the individual physical characteristics and weaknesses of her students in every class. I suffered from neck and shoulder stiffness for years but have found relief in her classes. The stretches and exercises suit everyone because she adjusts the speed and strenuousness to the needs of the individuals. She also gives plenty of attention to each person, encouraging and correcting as appropriate. Her friendly approach makes her classes feel comfortable and stress free. You will leave feeling you have had a proper workout without the pain - and had some fun too!" HR

"Her classes are carefully taught with a high degree of expertise. She has a strong knowledge of anatomy and physiology which not only allows her to explain the purpose of each exercise, but also enables her to adapt exercises to suit even those class members who suffer with chronic ailments." BB

from a colleague in the industry:

"Her commitment to the health and fitness Industry, along with her interest in the mind/ body approach to exercise has led to her becoming one of the the most respected fitness professionals in her area. Her excellent communication skills, inspirational style of teaching and infectious enthusiasm make her a joy to work with." AZ

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