About Flexible Exercise

The life changing mind and body benefits of Pilates, whatever your fitness level or goal.

From group classes to private instruction and holistic massage, tailored to suit your specific requirements.

Discover Pilates

Pilates is a unique exercise system renowned for developing core strength, improving posture, mobility, flexibility and balance, as well as being an aid to overall general wellbeing and relaxation. It is effective for all ages, body types and fitness levels.

You will work with a fully qualified and experienced Body Control Pilates ® Teacher, who has a comprehensive knowledge and thorough training along with a commitment to ongoing development and learning via practical workshops, courses and qualifications. Body Control Pilates ® is seen as a benchmark for safe and effective teaching of the highest quality. Working to Body Control Pilates code of practice, governing teaching standards, professional ethics and continuing education, and with referrals from physiotherapists and other medical, health and wellbeing professionals as well as having worked with major organisations, hotels, health clubs, dance, sport and fitness studios you can be confident of the quality of teaching you will receive.

Sessions are based on a unique, evolved approach to the original material of Joseph Pilates, developed more than 80 years ago to build strength, flexibility and body alignment. They encourage an attention to detail, perfect technique, and promote precision and control. The breath is an essential component as each session flows from exercise to exercise, you will become more focused and centred with better body awareness. Everybody is welcome, from athletes to exercise novices or those simply wanting to give Pilates a try.



Pilates helps many people achieve their goals; whether recovering from injury or surgery and looking to strengthen the body to prevent future injury, looking for muscle tone and flexibility, joint mobility or simply promote relaxation and a feeling of general wellbeing.

Qualifications, training & memberships:

  • Body Control Pilates ® Level 3 Matwork Pilates Teacher Certification
  • Level 3 Diploma in teaching Pilates
  • Back4Good ® Practitioner
  • Backcare Professional (The Charity for Healthy Backs www.backcare.org.uk)
  • Body Control Pilates ® Association member
  • Body Control Pilates ® Academy founder member
  • Level 3 award in exercise for pre/ post-natal clients
  • VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy
  • Diploma in Aromatherapy
  • Emergency First Aid

Conveniently located and Online

Based in and around Doncaster and Barnsley, and surrounding areas of South, North and West Yorkshire. If you’re not in these areas don’t worry! Sessions can take place live Online wherever you are in the world from the comfort of your own home.


Body Control Pilates is a registered trademark used under licence.

Caroline Hopkins