about Lavinia l rouse

LR Pilates Studios

Lavinia L Rouse born in London England and trained in the Pilates Technique with Alan Herdman in 2000 at his Homer Row Studios.  Lavinia's background is in Contemporary Dance where she studied at school and later at The Place in London.

Lavinia crossed into the Fitness Industry after spending several years in the Buying Office of the Burton Group, she elevated to Assistant Merchandiser for  Women's Sportswear of Champion Sports., buying the Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter ranges,

Lavinia  then went on the become a full time fitness instructor and personal trainer, working in clubs such as The Harbour Club, in the days when Princess Diana frequented the club,  Champneys and the then Holmes Place. Lavinia, also travelled organising and hosting  international Health retreats for The Times newspaper .  

Lavinia was drawn to Pilates as a result of  an injury in her back and  knee.,  She went to Pilates because of it's association with dance and rehabilitation., and chose Alan because of his links with The Place and movement.  She stayed with  the studio after her rehabilitation, and studied the Pilates technique.

Lavinia has had her own studio since 2004 she specialises in the Classic Pilates repertoire, rehabilitative and restorative Pilates using Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel and Reformer. She also incorporates the Eric Franklin approach into  conceptual  and  holistic  Pilates  teachings..