Kaye Barnett discovered Pilates almost 20 years ago when working with a physiotherapist to overcome lower back pain. She began learning more about Pilates following her treatment and continued her home practice and fell in love, becoming a dedicated follower of Pilates Master, Jillian Hessel. Kaye went on to attended weekly matwork classes for over eight years in Southampton and Chandler’s Ford before turning her passion for Pilates into her profession.
Kaye studied under the renouned and highly respected Pilates teacher, trainer and author, Marie-Claire Stanmore, The Movement Specialist, who began training Pilates teachers over a decade ago. Many of the foremost Pilates teachers in the Hampshire region and beyond have been taught by Marie-Claire, including Kaye’s own teachers.
Kaye Barnett is a fully qualified and insured Level 3 Pilates Matwork Instructor. Kaye is also a member of the Register of Exercise Professionals and The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity. Kaye is fully DBS checked and holds a current emergency first aid certificate.
Kaye still maintains her own Pilates practice and continues to attend regular classes for personal and professional development. Kaye has also been practicing yoga for over four years and participates in weekly adult ballet classes. Kaye had the honour of dancing with Darcey Bussell in 2018 when Bussell was on tour with DDMIX.