Our Team

At the Training Works all our instructors and practitioners take a holistic approach, whether it is designing fitness programmes, assessment for classes or therapies for diagnosis.  

 

Everything we do is tailored to your individual needs.

Melissa Tarver

Owner and Founder of The Training Works, Melissa is a 

specialist in Pregnancy and post natal training, Pilates and Personal Training for athletes and those coming back from injury or illness.

 

As a TW1 local, Melissa is often seen whizzing by on 2 wheels or 2 legs. As an avid cyclist and now swimmer she is in training for her first IronMan/Woman Comp later this year.

Specialising in:

  • Personal Training

  • Pre & Post Natal Fitness

  • Fitness Pilates

  • Circuit Training

Charley Dakin

Charley is a Sports Rehabilitation Therapist and running coach with a keen interest in biomechanics.

 

Her treatment approach utilises education, manual techniques and functional exercise.

Charley also provide pitch-side support for the GB AFL Team in her spare time.

 

Specialising in:

  • Sports Rehabilitation

  • Personal Training

  • Pre & Post Natal Fitness

  • Sports & Deep Tissue Massage

Emer McGuigan

Taking a dynamic approach when designing programmes for her Personal Training and 

Rehabilitation Fitness clients, our newest team member, Emer also likes to incorporate fun to keep motivation levels up.

 

She specialises in treating clients that have a history of injury (knees being her thing) and will focus on strength-based exercises along with education, so they can return to their sport/hobbies. 

Weekends see Emer pitch-side providing support for a local Rugby Team. 

Specialising in:

  • Sports Rehabilitation

  • Sports & Deep Tissue Massage

  • Personal Training

  • BASRaT Accredited 

Our Studio

Our full equipped studios and treatment rooms are spread over three floors offering privacy and a variety of different spaces to meet your requirements.

Classes are held in our bright middle floor studio. With class sizes limited to max of 12 people to ensure enough personal space to practice.

Our modern changing facilities, including lockers and large cubicle showers, let you change easily between home, work and gym or treatment... all you need is you and your kit.

Sarah Mckeown

Sarah is a highly qualified and experienced Physiotherapist, specialising in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions (including spinal, muscular, joint and tendon pain) triggered by anything from repetitive strain to sports injuries, from post-operative rehabilitation to postural complaints.  

Having trained with The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI), Sarah has integrated Pilates into her practice and seen excellent results with a wide range of patients.    

Her mission is to help clients get back to doing what they love - whether that's running marathons or walking the dog! 

Karen Campbell

Karen is a fully qualified and registered Sports Nutritional Therapist, graduating from the renowned Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION).

A keen endurance runner, and our Running Coach, Karen hascompleted 12 European marathons and a British Ultra (50K) to date.

Our Yoga Teachers

 

Yoga Teacher

Kate Grant

Yoga Teacher

Kirsty Regler

Yoga Teacher

Karen Norton

Our Pilates & Circuit Teachers

Pilates & Circuits

Melissa Tarver

Pre & Post Natal

Charley Dakin

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Pilates Teacher

Sarah Mckeown

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Pilates Teacher

(on maternity leave)

Sarah Brenninkmeijer

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Located in TW1, across the road from St Margarets mainline station.