Moira D’Arcy Grad. Dip. Phys. MCSP MAACP HCPC Physiotherapist: PH36836

Chartered Physiotherapist and Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute trained Pilates teacher.

Moira trained at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London, qualifying in 1986.

On qualifying, Moira worked within the NHS including Stoke Mandeville Hospital, becoming involved in the rehabilitation of spinal injury patients. Moira left the NHS in 1990 and worked at Bupa Hospital, Harpenden until 1993.

She then set up St Judes Clinic. This was based in Edlesborough for 14 years and was gradually developed into a multi-disciplinary Clinic. St Judes Clinic moved in February 2007 to larger premises in Leighton Buzzard, which she continued to run until October 2022.

As Practice Principal, Moira had an active role in treating St Judes’ patients, but she also oversaw the development and co-ordination of the practice.

As a keen advocate of Pilates, and the importance of stability, Moira has undertaken the Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute (APPI) Matwork courses and is a fully certified and registered APPI Matwork Instructor. Moira has also attended courses with the APPI to maintain her Professional Development. These include,

    • Ante and Post Natal Pilates
    • Pilates for the Pelvic Floor
    • Pilates for the Menopause
    • Pilates for Skiers
    • Pilates for Cyclists
    • Pilates for Healthy Hips
    • Stretching for Pilates
    • Pilates and Osteoporosis
    • 3D Standing Pilates
    • Pilates and small equipment
    • Pilates and shoulder rehab
    • And most recently, Pilates for Strength and Conditioning

During her, to date, 38 years of experience as a Chartered Physiotherapist, Moira has built up a vast experience of the treatment of musculoskeletal and Women’s Health conditions. This enables her now to draw upon all her areas of expertise to help tailor Pilates exercises to the individual, optimising their SUCCESS and SAFETY. Moira has also attended several Pilates conferences and Master classes also.

Moira has spoken over the years to many local groups, GP’s and is a WI approved speaker. She is happy to discuss individual group needs for talks.

If you'd like to find out more about how Pilates can help you, please get in touch