Why Pilates?

As a busy mum, wife, dog owner, Nutritional Therapist and Pilates Instructor, everyday life just seems to get busier, more varied and unpredictable. I have always loved how exercise and good food raises my quality of life in all areas but getting older has made me slightly reassess my priorities. Whilst cardio fitness (for me, mainly in the form of dancing) is still of highest importance, pilates provides the core strength, mobility, posture and flexibility to enjoy life to its fullest. 

Pilates primarily targets those deep postural muscles that are so important for posture and spine protection and many of these exercises can also help to increase bone density, so helping to protect against osteoporosis.


Many common orthopaedic conditions including back and joint pain can also be supported and improved by an appropriate pilates programme.

Additional benefits include increased body awareness, and the concentration and focus required to complete the exercises effectively bring a mindful quality to the practice, so helping to reduce stress and tension.

In the words of Joseph Pilates:

" Change happens through movement and movement heals"

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Mixed ability Mat-based pilates classes

Summer term

 25th April -4th July 2019 incl.

Tues & Thurs 8.45-9.45 am

Small and friendly classes (maximum 8)

Stoke d’Abernon Village Hall, 9 Station Road, KT11 3BN

Trial £7, Termly up-front enrolment £12 per class, Drop-in £15  (s.t. availability)

Private mat classes also available on request

One to One £50, Duets £30 p.p, Trios £20 p.p, Quads £15 p.p.

(See below for Terms & Conditions)


Please contact Cath on:

Mobile: 07879 637213

Website: www.lifelongnutrition.co.uk

Email: cath@lifelongnutrition.co.uk

Instagram: lifestrong_pilates


Greatest Hits Reformer Classes

Mondays 10.30am, Thursdays 10.30am and 1pm

Core Studio, Cobham (See allaboutthecore.co.uk for further details)


Progressing Dance Technique classes for children

Mondays 5-5.40 and 5.45-6.25pm

Cobham Village Hall, (See Flipsidedance.co.uk for further details)



Lifestrong Pilates -Terms & Conditions 

  • Courses must be paid in advance of term starting

  • If you need to cancel a class, please do so in advance where possible so I may offer the place to those on waitlist.

  • If cancellation is made by 12 hours before class start time, you will be able to attend another class to make up your missed session.

  • Sorry, but I am unable to offer refunds for missed classes and it is not possible to carry forward make-up classes over to the next term.

Privacy Notice for Lifestrong Pilates


Lifelong Pilatesholds some information about you. This document outlines how that information is used, who we may share that information with and how we keep it secure. This notice does not provide exhaustive detail. However, we are happy to provide any additional information or explanation needed. Any requests for this should be sent to cath@lifelongnutrition.co.uk. We keep our Privacy Notice under regular review. This Privacy Notice was last reviewed in May 2018.

1.     What We Do

Lifestrong Pilates provides small group and private pilates instruction in accordance with the Code of Ethics and Conduct issued by the Register of Exercise Professionals. 

2.     How We Obtain Your Personal Data

Information provided by you

You provide us with personal data in the following ways:

  • By completing a PAR_Q (Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire) 

  • Through email, over the telephone or by post

This may include the following information:

  • Basic details such as name, phone and email

  • Health information including your relevant medical history.

 We use this information in order to contact you about bookings and provide you with safe and effective pilates instruction.  This means that the legal basis of our holding your personal data is for legitimate interest. 

Following completion of your pilates instruction we retain your personal data for the period defined by data protection law. This enables us to process any complaint you may make.  In this case the legal basis of our holding your personal data is for contract administration.

3.     How we use your personal data

We act as a data controller for use of your personal data to provide pilates instruction.  

We undertake at all times to protect your personal data, including any health and contact details, in a manner which is consistent with our duty of professional confidence and the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) concerning data protection.  We will also take reasonable security measures to protect your personal data storage.

We may use your personal data where there is an overriding public interest in using the information e.g. in order to safeguard an individual, or to prevent a serious crime.  Also where there is a legal requirement such as a formal court order. We may use your data for marketing purposes such as newsletters but this would be subject to you giving us your express consent.

4.     Do you share my information with other organisations?

We will keep information about you confidential.  We will only disclose your information with other third parties with your express consent with the exception of any legal or crime prevention agencies and/or to satisfy any regulatory request if we have a duty to do so or if the law allows us to do so

If we believe that your life is in danger then we may pass your information onto an appropriate authority (such as the police, social services in the case of a child or vulnerable adult, or GP in case of self-harm) using the legal basis of vital interests.

5.     What are your rights? 

Every individual has the right to see, amend, delete or have a copy, of data held that can identify you, with some exceptions. You do not need to give a reason to see your data.

If you want to access your data you must make a subject access request in writing to cath@lifelongnutrition.co.uk. Under special circumstances, some information may be withheld. We shall respond within 20 working days from the point of receiving the request and all necessary information from you.  Our response will include the details of the personal data we hold on you including:

  • Sources from which we acquired the information

  • The purposes of processing the information

  • Persons or entities with whom we are sharing the information

You have the right, subject to exemptions, to ask to:

  • Have your information deleted

  • Have your information corrected or updated where it is no longer accurate

  • Ask us to stop processing information about you where we are not required to do so by law.

  • Receive a copy of your personal data, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and have the right to transmit that data to another controller, without hindrance from us

  • Object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you

We do not carry out any automated processing, which may lead to automated decision based on your personal data.

If you would like to invoke any of the above rights then please write to the Data Controller at Lifestrong Pilates, 7 Harebell Hill, Cobham KT11 2RS or email cath@lifelongnutrition.co.uk.

6.     What safeguards are in place to ensure data that identifies me is secure? 

We only use information that may identify you in accordance with GDPR. This requires us to process personal data only if there is a legitimate basis for doing so and that any processing must be fair and lawful.

Within the health sector, we also have to follow the common law duty of confidence, which means that where identifiable information about you has been given in confidence, it should be treated as confidential and only shared for the purpose of providing direct healthcare. We will protect your information, inform you of how your information will be used, and allow you to decide if and how your information can be shared.

We also ensure the information we hold is kept in secure locations, restrict access to information to authorised personnel only, protect personal and confidential information held on equipment such as laptops with encryption (which masks data so that unauthorised users cannot see or make sense of it). We ensure external data processors that support us are legally and contractually bound to operate and prove security arrangements are in place where data that could or does identify a person are processed.

Cath Robins, Cobham, Surrey is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as a data controller and collects data for a variety of purposes. A copy of the registration is available through the ICO website (search by business name).

7.     How long do you hold confidential information for? 

All records held by Lifestrong Pilates, Cobham, Surrey will be kept for the duration specified by data protection law.

8.     Website technical details 

We do use electronic forms on our website making use of an available ‘forms module’ which has a number of built-in features to help ensure privacy. We also aim to use secure forms where appropriate.

In compliance with EU legislation, this site uses cookies to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Cookies are small. We do not make use of cookies to collect any private or personally identifiable information. The technical platform of this website uses cookies solely to aid the proper technical functioning of the website. The cookies used contain random strings of characters alongside minimal information about the state and session of the website – which in no way collects or discloses any personal information about you as a visitor.

Advanced areas of this site may use cookies to store your presentation preferences in a purely technical fashion with no individually identifiable information. Note also our statement on analytics software below – as analytics software also uses cookies to function.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

9.     Analytics 

Like most websites, we make use of analytics software in order to help us understand the trends in popularity of our website and of different sections. We make no use of personally identifiable information in any of the statistical reports we use from this package. We use an analytics package called Google Analytics who provide details of their privacy policy on the Google website.

10.  Complaints

If you have a complaint regarding the use of your personal data then please contact us by writing to the Data Controller at Lifestrong Pilates, 7 Harebell Hill, Cobham KT11 2RS or email cath@lifelongnutrition.co.uk and we will do our best to help you.

If your complaint is not resolved to your satisfaction and you wish to make a formal complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), you can contact them on 01625 545745 or 0303 1231113.