Natalie Carter is a highly experienced Pilates and Ballet Teacher with over 30 years qualified experience.

Natalie trained as a professional ballet dancer at Rambert School and went on to to dance with Vienna Festival Ballet Company.  Following injury she became a British Airways cabin crew member and then returned to full time training at the Royal Academy of Dance and at Body Control Pilates.

She is BCP Level 3 qualified and is currently studying for the BCP Level 4 qualification.

Lola Adekanmbi, BCP Level 3 qualified, teaches the Monday 9.15am studio class, the Wednesday 9.00am Zoom class and the Wednesday 6.45pm studio class. Lola is currently studying for the BCP Reformer qualification.

Mandy Blair, BCP Level 3 qualified, teaches the Tuesday and Wednesday 9.15am and 10.30am studio classes. Mandy is a BCP Back4Good practitioner.

Caroline Eames, also BCP Level 3 qualified, teaches the Zoom classes on Mondays and Fridays at 8.30-9.00am.

Hayley Cooke teaches adult ballet classes on Mondays evening at 8.05-9.05pm and RAD Intermediate on Thursdays at 8.35-9.25pm at the studios.

Bethan Reynolds teaches advanced free syllabus ballet on Tuesdays at 7.50-8.50pm.

Holly Beard teaches the adult tap class; a unique combination of freestyle and IDTA syllabus, on Mondays at 8.00-9.00pm at the studios.

Lucy Thynne teaches adult contemporary on a Thursday at 7.35-8.35pm.

Emily Street teaches Dance-Fit on Tuesdays at 11.30-12.30pm, Barre classes on Wednesdays at 7.50-8.50pm and beginner’s adult ballet on Fridays at 7.15-8.15pm.

All the teachers continue their professional development with regular teachers courses and progressions.

Extended Pilates Qualifications

  • Pilates for children aged 5-16 years
  • Back4Good practitioner
  • BCP student teacher mentor
  • Pilates for Pelvic Floor Strength
  • Small Equipment eg prickle balls, foam rollers, weights, various bands, toning circles, stability cushions

Class Locations

Currently our classes are held at

  • Northamptonshire School of Dance Studios, The Woodyard, Naseby, NN6 6DD
  • Northfield Green, East Haddon, NN6 8BJ