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I have been working in the fitness industry since 2011 and I began my training with Future Fit Training to become a Pilates Teacher. I found practising Pilates helped me get in shape after losing 5 stone in weight back in 2005. But as well as helping me to maintain a healthy body, the exercises used in Pilates has really help me in my sport too.

I want to make it my mission to help others gain that sense of achievement through good health and wellbeing using sport and fitness. Since starting out I have since qualified as a Coach in Running Fitness with England Athletics and through the courses I coach it has inspiried me to study for a degree in Sports Coaching.

 

When I am not teaching you'll find me in the local CrossFit gym. I love challenging myself through sport and I enjoy entering running, cycling and strength based competitions. My biggest achievement to date was becoming Cambridge Triathlon Club's Duathlon Champion in 2016. I am highly competitive but this year I have decided to shift my focus to trail running, with the aim to complete Rat Race's Coast to Coast in Scotland in 2018.

 

I am a strong believer in continuing education within the fitness profession below is a list of current qualifications which I hold.

Qualifications

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork (QCF)

Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Pre and Post Natal Exercise Programmes (QCF)

Barreconcept® Certified Instructor

Cerificate in Pilates for Common Orthopaedic Conditions

Sport and Exercise Nutritional Advisor (CPD & CYQ Endorsed)

Advanced Clinical Weight Loss Practitioner (CPD & CYQ Endorsed)

Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells

Group Leader in Running Fitness - UKA/England Athletics Level 1

Coach in Running Fitness  -  UKA/England Athletics Level 2

 

Training

Pilates Masterclass with Lolita San Miguel

Future Fit Training Access Mat Pilates Fundamentals

Future Fit Training Pilates Improver Matwork

Future Fit Training Pilates Advanced Matwork

Premier Global Level 2 Kettlebell Instruction

Active IQ Principles of exercise, fitness and health

Active IQ Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health

BarreConcept Instructor Training

 

Currently Studying

BSc (Honours) Sport & Fitness Coaching (Open University)

UK Athletics Event Group Coach - Endurance

 

Professional Memberships

Register of Exercise Professionals No. R0087787

BarreConcept Instructor Network

 

Certificate in Sports First Aid  Sep 2018

Insured with REPS

 

Personal Achievements

Duathlon Champion 2016 - Cambridge Triathlon Club

3rd Place Runner up  -  Cambridge Triathlon Club Championships 2016

Best Novice 2016 - Cambridge Triathlon Club

 

 

Tel: 07931 814024     Email: info@bodymode.co.uk

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Michelle Bird

Sport & Fitness Coach

Owner of Bodymode® and Founder of Bodymode Running Club

England Athletics Coach in Running Fitness

Level 3 Pilates Teacher

Level 2 Kettlebell Instructor

Pre/Post Natal Exercise Teacher

Nutritonal Advisor - Sport & Exercise and Clinical Weight Loss

BarreConcept Instructor

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