About

Janet Wood is Yorks only fully qualified and comprehensively trained Polestar Pilates International studio and mat-work post rehabilitative practitioner and member of the PMA.

Janet has worked and trained with some of the industries top Pilates Movement Practitioners, experts and educators in the field and is pleased to bring her knowledge into the foreground and share it with like minded professionals.

Her work also embraces the training and development of student teachers as she assists in the mentoring, education and development of new Pilates instruction.  Janet provides tutoring packages for student observation, practice hours, apprentice teaching and theory revision for students of Polestar Pilates International.

She also holds multiple certifications that have brought her to a preferred level as a Pilates Practitioner. As a Biomechanics Specialist and licensed Athletics Coach she also trains with and coaches individuals and groups for 10k’s up to ultra distances in running.

Janet is also a Level 4 Sports Massage Therapist specialising in Injury Intervention and also combines Soft Tissue Release into her work as Pilates Practitioner.

Having expanded from working in a Physiotherapy Practice in York, Janet is now happy to announce that she will continue to hold a monthly Physiotherapy Clinic in her Studio with Jeroen Suur, Chartered Physiotherapic from Jorvic Physiotherapy.

Janet organizes several workshops a year focusing in on specific topics such as Pilates for Athletes, Pilates for Back Care and Neuromuscular conditions, Pilates for Dementia, Cognitive or Visual Impairments.

Janet earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Texas with post graduate work in Physiotherapy, Biomechanics and Human Movement and holds a ITEC Advanced Qualification in Sports Massage.  A former athlete, musician and artist, she has worked in the field of exercise for cognitive functioning and practiced and taught various forms of movement education for over 20 years.

Her goal is to help you pursue your potential in your unique quest to improve your mind and body.

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