Rise Pilates
Our Team

Meet Our Team

Stefani Carley-Smith

Stott Pilates Advanced Matwork Instructor | Pilates Equipment Reformer and Cadillac Instructor

Stefani directs our Pilates offering at RISE. A highly experienced instructor she gained her skills working in a variety of clinics, studios and private settings, and has now realised her dream of leading her own studio as a Pilates Reformer and Equipment instructor.Stefani has experience working with a diverse range of clientele including high level athletes focussed on performance, the general public looking for improvements in flexibility, poise, posture and body confidence, low back pain sufferers needing core conditioning and strength, and specialist groups such as pre-natal and post-natal pilates classes.Stefani is an athlete herself; a former international gymnast, skier, surfer and recent convert to triathlon. She has used Pilates to help support her own return to fitness from injuries and bounce back to form, recently completing a Half Ironman just 10 months after the birth of her third child.Her Pilates teaching emphasises quality movement, posture and flow, with a focus on building strength and fitness no matter what level you start from.

Chloe Goddard

Yoga Instructor

Chloe’s classes are a fusion of understanding our need for mobility, strength and flexibility for a functional body, alongside the vast philosophical teachings of Yoga encouraging a feeling of spiritual well-being to bring about holistic health and happiness. She brings energy, joy and a thoughtful approach to each class with the goal of sending you away feeling lighter and lifted. She has over 10years of teaching experience which includes teaching yoga and meditation to the Women’s GB hockey squad, supporting the NHS with meditation classes during lockdown, hosting retreats and wellness events in the UK and Europe, and she is trained in sound meditation and TCM as well as hatha, vinyasa, yin, yoga therapy and children’s yoga.

Nicky Fry

Advanced Mat Pilates Instructor and Physiotherapist

Nicky is a Physiotherapist by background and trained in Pilates after experiencing the positive impact it had for her clients. Completing her training with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute, Nicky is able to adapt her classes to suit all individuals, whether rehabbing from injury or looking to supplement their sports.

Nicky enjoys running and believes Pilates is a key ingredient to her own marathon training.

Nicky’s classes focus on building strength and mobility, and she aims for everyone to leave feeling calm, refreshed and a little taller.