A Healthy & Happy Life Is Within Reach....


Helping women take control of those "Oops Moments" through online pelvic floor and women's health education & training programs.


I currently have no plans to reintroduce mat classes in the foreseeable future as it is not currently possible to maintain social distancing and adhere to Covid-19 guidelines.  However I am running studio/Apparatus sessions at Blue Sky Pilates on Wednesday mornings with appropriate social distancing and coronavirus precautions.

Current In-Person One-2-One  and One-2-Two Sessions are available at Mulberry House Monday thru Thursday from 09:00am to 14:00pm each week.


These sessions are Studio/Pilates Apparatus sessions and adhere to the current government Covid-19 guidelines with attention to social distancing,  sanitisation of equipment and 

What to expect when you come into a class.

You are asked not to come into the studio if you have returned from a trip abroad in the last 10 days or if you are feeling unwell or showing symptoms of Covid-19.

Please wear a face mask in all common areas of the studio however you may choose not to wear this when you are actually training. 

I would request that you arrive at your appointment time and leave promptly after your session has finished to avoid people gathering in the studio or other common areas... ideally arrive wearing the clothes you will train in rather than changing at the studio wherever possible... I appreciate this is not always possible.

You are required to wash or sanitise your hands upon arrival at the studio (sanitiser is provided) and your temperature will be taken and logged.  

You will also be given a clean hand towel (or you can bring your own from home) to use as a head rest or support when needed, as well and a small cloth and sanitiser spray to enable your to wipe down all equipment you use as required.

I received my second dose of vaccine mid March 2021, and in addition to taking my own temperature prior to teaching routinely do at least two lateral flow tests each week.  In order to keep you as safe as possible I also wear a face mask while teaching and maintain a two meter distance from clients wherever possible.  This does mean I will not be doing hands corrections unless absolutely necessary and then only with your permission.

Specialist Services 


Pelvic Floor Health 

  • Do you pee when you laugh or sneeze?

  • Have an uncomfortable prolapse?

  • Are you always desperate to go to the toilet but only have a dribble when you get there? 

  • Feel you will never get back to exercising or feel young and sexy again?

  • Missing out on joining in activities with your family? 

I offer both One-2-One coaching and have an online program designed just for you.


Neck & Shoulder Tension 

  • Do you suffer from chronic neck and shoulder tension?

  • Are you always popping asprin for debilitating tension headaches caused by poor posture?

  • Feel your posture getting progressivly rounded and not sure how to reverse it?

I offer One-2-Ones, group session and workshops that address all these issues.  Get in touch and we can discuss options that will work best for you. 


Lower Back Pain 

  • Are you in constant pain?

  • Afraid to move in case you make your back worse?

  • Find being in chronic pain exhausting?

  • feel you cant cope with work commitments let alone have fun?

I offer One-2-One Coaching, Group classes and workshops that will give you the tools you need to take control of your life and get moving again.

Success Stories

My prolapse symptoms are not only improved, I have taken up running again   -   V. B,   Edinburgh 

After 20 years of minor incontinence I had just accepted that this was my lot.  After one term of women's health classes with Fiona I no longer plan my life around staying close to the loo and am loving it.   -   G. T,  Edinburgh 


I signed up to Fiona's women's health classes by accident. They seemed really gentle but have made a huge difference to my core.  I feel much stronger even my regular advanced Pilates classes feel much easier                   -    G. R,   Edinburgh 

Fiona was the first Pilates teacher I have worked with who very gently tackled my neck injuries head on, rather than just telling me not to do half the exercises in class.  For years I would take to my bed several times a week.  I rarely get headaches now, when I do they aren't as bad.  Best of all I join in with activities with my children I wouldn't have thought possible three years ago   - H. J,  Stirling

Group Classes


Pilates Mat

What are you looking for in a class?

  • Pelvic floor health.

  • Bone density. 

  • Manage low back pain.

  • Explore the Classical/Advanced repertoire.

  • Neck and shoulder pain.

The Variety of classes I teach mean I will have a class for you.  Get in touch and find out which class is right for you.





Currently Online Only

Thursday 08:00am 


Studio Apparatus

  • Working on something specific?

  • Want a more Personalised program than a group mat class can offer?

  • Your familiar with the apparatus and don't really need a One-2-One?

"Studio Apparatus" sessions are taught in small groups (up to 4).  Each person in the group is working on their own personalised programme on the Pilates Apparatus under my supervision.


09:00am to 13:00pm Tuesday @ Mulberry House

Wednesday @ Blue Sky Pilates  

Thursday @ Mulberry House 



  • Really tight neck and shoulders?

  • Feel tight but stretching doesn't help?

  • Just want to move?

  • Feel like your joints need oiling?

  • Have fibromyalgia and want a gentle class to get you moving?

Gyrokinesis is a gentle but powerful movement class that will take your spine and joints through all ranges of movement leaving you feeling invigorated and centred.

Currently Online Only

Tuesday 08:00am 

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Wunder Chair

  • Looking for a challenging class that will take your Pilates practice to the next level?

  • Want to improve strength, balance and mobility?

  • Like the idea of small group classes using Pilates apparatus.

Possibly the most challenging piece of Pilates apparatus.  Many of the exercises are performed standing, sitting and some weight bearing through the hands which requires more balance, coordination and strength.  These are small group classes with a maximum of 6 people.

Not Currently Available

Online Courses


Adore ❤️ Your

Pelvic Floor

This course is in three parts.  Online you have

17 week functional training program.  Which is basically 17 weekly exercises "homework" sessions which take you from the basics pelvic floor engagement through to full function... ie being able to add running, jumping lifting, what ever activities you want to enjoy or incorporate back into your life.


The online "Adore Your Pelvic Floor" course.  this would usually be taught in 4 one hour workshops however by putting this course online I have been able to increase the amount of information I am able to give you... While making the individual instructional videos shorter.  So You have the option to binge watch the course or watch short videos as and when you find the time.  You are also able to rewatch the videos as often as you like.

I have also created a Private facebook group just for this course and will hold regulary LIVE workshops on Facebook so you have access to me directly and can ask as many questions as you like.  (If you hate FaceBook I can also host these on Zoom so you're covered either way.


Course Includes 

Total hours = 10

Includes Printable worksheets 



Release Your Neck & Shoulders

In this online course we will review common neck problems and altered movement patterns that affect the neck causing pain and disfunction.


This workshop includes a simple review of the anatomy of the neck and shoulder girdle.  So you can understand for yourself how and why this area can hold so much tension.


This course also gives you simple exercise programs that can help improve poor posture and address chronic tension headaches, and discomfort in the neck and shoulders.

Course Includes 

Total hours = 3

Includes Printable worksheets 

All for £30


Pilates to Manage Lower Back Pain

This course is not designed to diagnose or treat an acute injury.  However, it will give to a better understanding of the anatomy of the spine and pelvis as well as some common musculoskeletal imbalances that cause low back pain.  


We will also cover the mechanism of pain and how to use movement and pilates as a "tool-kit" to help manage and prevent future flare-ups and give you the confidence to get moving.

This course will also give you plenty of ideas and tips to help you keep moving if you are finding working from home playing havoc with your posture and impacting on your health. 

Course Includes 

Total hours = 3

Includes Printable worksheets  

All for £30


Love ❤️ Your Feet

Our feet form the foundation of our body, providing us with an adaptable balanced contact point to the ground from which we move. 


The strength and mobility of our feet can influence our overall alignment and subsequently the health of the joints all the way through the body - for example knees and hips. 


Yet most of our foots' life is spent in a cast (shoes) I am in no way saying don’t wear shoes, however, we need to know how to keep our feet mobile and strong to keep them healthy and doing their job well.

This online course covers:

An overview of the anatomy of the feet.

Common problems.

How to keep the feet mobile.

How to strengthen the feet. 

Quick tips and ideas on all things feet... anything from a foot hangover cure for those nights that you were up late dancing through to tips to deal with planter fasciitis.

Course Includes 

Includes Printable worksheets 

Total hours 4

All for £30

I'd love to hear from you, please get in touch... contact me 


  email:   fionacarterpilates@hotmail.com

  mobile:   07530  164418

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