James D'Silva - The Garuda Studio

James D’Silva

Master trainer for United Kingdom

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Location26-28 Finchley Rd, St John's Wood, London

About James

The creator of The Garuda Method, The Garuda Apparatus and founder of The Garuda Studio James D’Silva was born and raised in Goa, India, before moving to England to become a professional dancer. Since then, he has performed, choreographed and taught all over Europe and the USA. Throughout his career, Pilates and body conditioning were an integral part of his training routine. Over the years James has adopted yoga, GYROTONIC®, Feldenkrais and Alexander Technique influences, generating a unique, holistic and enjoyable style of movement and exercise. In 2000, James opened his own Pilates studio in London and from this base, his reputation has become well established amongst his many loyal clients. He has worked with Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow, among others, and has also created best-selling fitness DVDs with Trudie Styler. James is a certified member of the Pilates Method Alliance and a certified GYROTONIC® Instructor.

Upcoming Garuda Courses with James D’Silva




Online Course

10th February 2023

United Kingdom

7th March 2023

Spain and Zoom/Online

16th June 2023

Spain and Zoom/Online

16th June 2023

Spain and Zoom/Online

23rd June 2023

“The Garuda method is the only movement strategy where my body feels the best. Happy exploring;-)) Enjoy the journey.”