Sandrine Gasnier

Owner, Instructor and Training Director

Sandrine is a Pilates Mat and equipment Master trainer and has been training instructors in UK and in Europe for PhysicalMind Institute New York for the past 10 years. She has been in the Pilates industry for the last 20 years. She started as an actress and dancer in Paris. She also worked as a Disney princess for Walt Disney.She trained as a Physiotherapist after suffering from back and cervical injuries but Pilates was the light at the end of the tunnel so went to the States to train on the method. At the time there was only two schools of Pilates. Sandrine is lucky enough to have been trained by first generation Pilates instructors who trained with Joseph Pilates himself. She likes to stick to classical Pilates but if you come with an injury will work on rehabilitation.

She is also a fitness blogger and gives talks, lectures, workshops and mentors trainees on Pilates and fitness. Fully trained on TRX and Rebound UK she loves bringing a cardio element to the studio. Sandrine is a certified Rehabilitative Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist by the Pink Ribbon Program and helps breast cancer survivors to regain mobility and improve their quality of life.

Having had 5 children Sandrine is our resident woman wellness expert and looks after pre and post pregnancy, diastasis recti and pelvic floor. Sandrine created the BarrePlus Method 10 years ago after her fourth baby when no barre workouts existed, it is a mix of Pilates, Ballet and Aerobics!  BarrePlus is our most popular class at the studio.

She specialises in running and injuries (used to be a competitive runner herself) and worked with Dame Kelly Holmes and her athletes “On Camp With Kelly” mentoring the next generation of middle distance runners in the UK. 

Sandrine is also a Sport massage therapist at the studio and does a variety of massages such as holistic, deep tissue and Hot stones.She is one of the few in UK to be trained and qualified on ScarWork with Sharon Wheeler from the USA.

  • “I first worked with Sandrine and her team at Sandrine’s Pilates in February 2010 where she tailored a Pilates session especially for my ‘On Camp with Kelly’ initiative. Since then Sandrine and her team have been involved with many Kelly Holmes Education programmes.  I am really impressed by Sandrine’s knowledge, enthusiasm, professionalism and her ability to adapt each session to include elements of challenge, learning and development. Believe me when I say one of Sandrine’s  sessions makes you alert and gets you switching on your core muscles!”

    Dame Kelly Holmes Double Olympic Champion
  • “Sandrine has really helped me to re-educate my training on my core stability, flexibility and balance. I enjoy learning new ways of testing my ability and challenging my body. Sandrine has been such a great support with this over the years and I love going to the studio to use specialist equipment.”

    Louise Darby Great Britain Sitting Volleyball Player
  • “BarrePlus classes at Sandrine’s Pilates studio really changed my body shape. I am now the smallest and strongest I have ever been. Classes are very challenging but fun too. At Sandrine’s Pilates I have not just changed my body and posture but I have made friends too, it is very social and friendly.”

    Jane Sulton NHS Nurse
  • “I have been referred by my osteopath to go to Sandrine’s after a major surgery in my lower back. Her expertise, encouragement, support and patience help me in my recovery. I would never have been able to go back to my daily tasks without her help. I even went back skiing last year. Thank you.”

    Richard Parker Barrister

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Sandrines Pilates
12A London Road,
Tunbridge Wells

01892 618493

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