CEO and Co-Founder
|Name of Qualification||Level of qualification (e.g. BCs, Level 3 etc)||Awarding/examining body||Date qualification awarded dd/mm/yy|
|Pre & Post Natal Exercise||Level 3||Active IQ||2012|
|BSc (hons) Sport & Exercise Science||Degree||MMU Cheshire||01/08/2000|
|Masters in Education||Masters||Edge Hill University||2005|
|Post Graduate Certificate in Education||PGCE||Greenwich University||2004|
|Personal Training Diploma||Level 3||YMCA||2005|
|Exercise Referral||Level 3||Active IQ||2009|
|Pregnancy Massage||Level 3||Manchester School of Massage||2013|
|Nutrition For Physical Activity & Weight Management||Level 3||CYQ||2005|
|Kettlebells||Level 2||Active IQ||2012|
|MSc Sports Rehabilitation||Masters||University of Bolton||2020|
- Pregnancy massage
- Prenatal Fitness
- Post Natal Fitness
- Injury Rehabilitation
- Pelvic Floor Restorative Exercise
Claire is a mum to two children (aged 7 & 5) and is an MSK Practitioner, Personal Trainer, Qualified Teacher & Pilates Instructor, specialising in pre/post natal fitness.
She is co-founder of The Female Fitness Academy - a Cheshire based Women's Wellbeing Clinic offering Fitness and Rehabilitation services to women.
Claire has worked within the fitness industry for over 20 years and has had a passion for exercise and health for as long as she can remember. She has worked with hundreds of women and mothers over the course of her career and has consulted with many other women's health specialists throughout this time - physiotherapists, GPs, massage therapists, midwives, health visitors - all of whom have helped her develop her unique method's of training.
She is a qualified Teacher, Assessor and IQA and has delivered and developed courses within the fitness industry and has taught as a Master Trainer both in the UK and internationally to fitness professionals.
Claire specialises in postural correction, diastasis recti (abdominal separation) recovery, core & pelvic floor restoration and female weight management.
Claire has a passion for calisthenics (bodyweight) strength training and has undertaken many CPD qualifications throughout her career, in the use of small, portable exercise equipment - suspension trainers, kettlebells and free weights, to name a few.
Her fitness company, The Female Fitness Academy has always promoted a holistic, realistic and balanced approach to health and wellbeing, with a focus on not only training the body, but also the mind. The company's main mission is to shape the future of female fitness.