Amy Giancarlo



As a dancer, Amy has always appreciated the benefits of Pilates. She is a graduate of The Royal Ballet School’s Diploma of Dance Teaching and is also a fully qualified teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance having attained BA (Hons) in Ballet Education in 2011. She is a certified Merrithew Total Barre instructor and a fully qualified STOTT Pilates Advanced Mat work instructor, having passed her essential, intermediate and advanced Pilates Mat work levels with 94%! She mentors trainee dance teachers and her written work has previously been published in The Dancing Times and Dance Gazette.

Outside of her teaching at Embody Wellness, Amy teaches Ballet at Central School of Ballet and is also employed as part-time dance teacher at a world-leading preparatory school in Clapham. She is a contracted cover teacher for The Royal Ballet School Associate Programme and Trinity Laban Centre for Advanced Training. Previously, she has assisted with outreach programmes at The Royal Opera House, Rambert and BalletBoyz. Her dance work has even taken her as far as Bermuda, Canada, Dubai and Kenya!

Amy is an enthusiastic Pilates and Barre Fusion teacher with a well-trained eye. You can expect to be challenged in her classes, but as a firm believer in working within one’s own body, Amy really enjoys differentiating and offering modifications to suit individual needs. She is an advocate for intelligent movement and promotes the importance of the mind-body connection, proprioception and efficient neuromuscular patterning within every class. Given Amy’s extensive education, expertise and experience you are guaranteed to feel longer and stronger after one of her classes.

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