Meet our trainers

Daniel Le Roux Director

As Tempo Pilates’ director, Daniel really does see Pilates as a way of life. Having qualified as a reps level three Personal Trainer and Sports Masseur through Premier Global Training, it was the natural choice for […]

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Maureen Zalloum Operations Director

Maureen started ballet aged just 4, and has taught dance classes from the age of 16. She has choreographed and performed professionally in many productions in Lebanon, Dubai and Qatar. After moving to London to specialise […]

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Sarah May SE17 STUDIO MANAGER & TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Sarah first started Pilates during her dance training on the BA(Hons) Theatre Dance Course at London Studio Centre. She found Pilates so beneficial to keeping her body strong and injury free against the demands of full […]

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Gina Papadopoulos HEAD TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

One of Tempo Pilates most friendly and compassionate trainers, Gina’s background in fitness sparked her interest in core training and strength. Gina then trained in Dynamic Pilates technique, STOTT Mat, Reformer Pilates, and has also undertaken […]

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Ola Sogbanmu GROUP EXERCISE MANAGER | TEMPO HIIT

Being in sports all his life and playing semi professional football it was a natural choice for Ola to start to use his learning from sports to help others perform well. This lead him to gaining […]

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Kirsten Somers TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Currently living in London but originally from Melbourne, Australia. After years of office work I started attending Pilates classes as an outlet for stress relief and to improve my poor posture caused by continuous desk work.Through […]

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Toby Davis TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Toby holds a level 3 Diploma in personal training. He specialises in strength training and outdoor fitness. He has been a personal trainer for over 5 years and has completed his advanced STOTT mat Pilates course. He […]

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Jessica Hathaway TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Jessica’s background in performing arts has meant she’s always had a keen interest in the way the body can move. Jessica, having always valued what Pilates has done for her as a dancer, decided to take […]

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James Shaw TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

James found Pilates after a dramatic weight loss. He’d lost the weight but still didn’t have the body he wanted. Pilates sculpted his body and gave him the shape he’d been looking for. His passion for […]

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Simge Cronin TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Simge’s interest in pilates began at University. Having grown up in Izmir Turkey, pilates was an extremely uncommon activity with little to no opportunity to study. Deciding it was to be her chosen career path reason […]

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Marianna Mouaimi TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Marianna, originally from Cyprus, came to London at the age of 18 to study Theatre Dance at London Studio Centre, University of the Arts London, where she gained a BA Honours. Since then she based in […]

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Aimee Adams TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Aimee has always had a keen interest in health and fitness and was first introduced to Pilates whilst living in Melbourne, Australia, where she practised regularly. After returning to the UK, she decided to continue to […]

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Amanda Formisano TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

With a background in history and anthropology which took her everywhere from New Delhi to Neolithic Naples, followed by a period as an achy-backed pastry chef in many more beautiful places, Amanda found pilates in order […]

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Yasmin Jones Sheahan TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Yasmin began dancing at a young age, which sparked her interest in fitness. After graduating, she started attending Reformer classes and became obsessed! Since then she has gained her Level 3 Diploma in Mat Pilates and […]

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Diveesha Shahani TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Diveesha came to Pilates through attending endless classes at Tempo and falling in love with the high energy and physical transformation (and burn!). As a dedicated practitioner and qualified yoga teacher, she valued the principles of […]

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Terry Smith TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Terry came to Pilates after sustaining an injury whilst running. Shortly through continued practice his injuries cleared up and his love for the sequences developed .To get a deeper understanding of his own practice he completed […]

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Tina Tan TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Tina discovered Pilates whilst on holiday, but only truly fell in love with it after discovering the Tempo Pilates method. After over 300 hours of Pilates, Tina decided to complete her teacher training with JPilates. She […]

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Poppy Young TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Poppy graduated with a National Diploma in Dance and Musical Theatre from The Urdang Academy and after having fitness and movement being such a big part of her day to day training she always wanted to […]

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Alicia Morgan TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Alicia’s Pilates journey began after suffering a back injury, as a professional dancer she was seeking a balance between mind and body that would keep her fit and healthy for work. She began attending Pilates classes […]

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Verner Freeson TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Verner trained as a professional ballet dancer for 9 years and graduated under the same professor as Mikhail Baryshnikov (Carrie’s lover in “Sex and the City”). To counter balance his strict, classical upbringing Verner moved to […]

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Inês Ferreira TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

After being introduced to Pilates at age 13 at ballet school in Portugal, Ines didn’t enjoy the method to begin with. After graduating and joining a ballet company in Leicestershire that’s when Ines started attending more […]

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Melissa Hadden TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Melissa has been in the fitness industry for over ten years. She holds qualifications as a Personal Trainer, Pilates and Barre instructor. Melissa loves music and thinks that it is a powerful motivational tool for exercise, […]

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Deinny Reyes TRAINER | TEMPO PILATES

Deinny’s interest in Pilates started at Tempo. She was really inspired by all the girls who attended classes and not long after she decided to take her level 3 mat Pilates qualification. She has been working […]

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