Claires Pure Pilates


Claire O’Donnell BSC (Hons), MCSP, SRP

Fully certified Pilates Instructor

I studied Physiotherapy at the University of Ulster, graduating in 2003 After qualifying I completed my junior rotations, treating a diverse range of patient groups. I then chose to specialise in musculoskeletal physiotherapy treating patients with neck and back pain, sporting injuries, post joint replacement patients along with many other orthopaedic conditions. I gained certification with the APPI and regularly incorporate Pilates training into my clinical work. I am registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC) and am a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) as well as FITpro. I have also completed my Acupuncture training and I am a member of the AACP (Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists).

My APPI qualifications include:

  • Matwork Level One – The foundation
  • Matwork Level Two – Class Instructor
  • Matwork Level Three – Intermediate /Advanced
  • Matwork Certification Exam
  • Pilates & Theraband
  • Pilates & The Ball
  • Ante/Post Natal Pilates
  • Reformer on the Mat
  • Fit Back and Bump Class Instructor
  • 3D Standing Pilates Level 1
  • Pilates for Children and Young people
  • Childrens Pilates Foundation (Body Control)
  • Reformer Pilates- Foundation level

Claire McPolin

HPC and CSP registered

Qualified from UUJ 2003 as a chartered physiotherapist. Completed junior rotations, gaining experience in a wide range of areas including musculoskeletal out-patients and paediatrics. In 2007 I chose to specialise in neurological rehabilitation, treating patients with acquired brain and spinal injuries. In 2011 I competed my APPI pilates training including Matwork one, two and three. I also completed my Ante/Post natal training in 2013.

Méabh Maloney

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Mary Nickel

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