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Top Reasons to Join Garuda on Reformer Instructor Training

The reformer is an amazing piece of equipment if used properly, as it enhances the Garuda movement in a holistic and challenging way that helps your clients achieve a stronger, leaner and more flexible body…. read more

Benefits of Online Group Exercise Classes

As the pandemic continues into the winter months, the rise of virtual exercise is ever-growing. Online personal training and group classes are becoming more sought after with people who are at high-risk or who are… read more

Understanding How to become a Barre Fitness Instructor

In our previous article about how to become a Pilates teacher,  we talked about how, more than ever, people have been revisiting their old passions and exploring possibilities through fitness.  We also touched on how… read more

Understanding the Pilates Reformer vs the Garuda Apparatus

At Garuda, we offer a unique opportunity for our students to participate in Garuda Apparatus classes, a technique that has been carefully designed by Garuda’s Founder James D’Silva and inspired by the Pilates reformer technique. … read more

Disadvantages of Pilates & How to Overcome Them with Garuda

As fitness professionals, we are constantly re-evaluating our practice to ensure that it is bringing us the best possible results, both physically and mentally.  This approach is healthy and encouraged. For this reason, we have… read more

How to Become a Pilates Teacher & The Benefits of Garuda

It’s no secret that we’ve gone through a difficult few months. As a result, people seem to be taking more time to enjoy what makes them genuinely happy, as well as revisiting old passions that… read more


Our commitment to your safety We are thrilled to be reopening our London studio from Monday 12th April. We are really looking forward to having you back in the studio. Keeping you safe is our… read more

How to Market Yourself as a Pilates Instructor Online

It’s no secret that recent events have turned our world upside down in more ways than one, creating a ‘new normal’ that many of us are still getting used to.  If you are a Pilates… read more

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“I just wanted to say how much I've really enjoyed the Teacher Training course! Even though it was a virtual experience, it was still amazing and I learned so much from your wisdom. I know it must be frustrating for you not to be able to give any tactile cueing (I'm the same), but you are so clear with your words. That's an amazing gift, for which I'm forever grateful!”Eva Perdiki