Burrell Education Tutors + Co-Creators

if-you-want-to-go-fast-go-alone-if-you-want-to-go-far-go-together-quote-1 This much I know so far......when you surround yourself with amazing, kind, smart, generous people, opportunities open up, impossible tasks become VERY POSSIBLE and great things are achieved....so I am beyond grateful to call all of these people my friends/colleagues/co-creators and truly appreciate that Burrell Education would not be where it is today.  So without further ado, here's the amazing team who make it all make sense....

Jessica Drummond, MPT, CCN, CHC, Founder and CEO of the Integrative Women's Health InstituteJessica Drummond, MPT, CCN, CHC, the Founder and CEO of the Integrative Women's Health Institute

Jessica is passionate about caring for and empowering women who struggle with women’s and pelvic health conditions. She is equally passionate about educating and supporting clinicians in confidently and safely using integrative tools to transform women's and pelvic healthcare. Having over a decade of experience as a women’s and Pelvic Physical Therapist plus owning a private women’s health clinical nutrition and coaching practice gives her a unique perspective on the integrative, conservative options for pelvic pain management.

Jessica was educated at the University of Virginia, Emory University is CEO of The Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Jessica also studied at Duke Integrative Medicine. She is currently a doctoral student in clinical nutrition at Maryland University of Integrative Health. Learn more about working with Jessica to heal your health issues here.

Jessica is co-creator with Jenny and Michelle Lyons on the 3rd Age Woman Certification and co-creator with Jenny on the Optimal Health For Post Natal Recovery Certification.

Michelle Lyons - Women's Health Physiotherapist + Educator

Michelle Lyons - Women's Health Physiotherapist + Global Educator

Michelle Lyons is a Chartered Physiotherapist who has been practising integrative women’s healthcare for over 20 years using manual therapy, exercise prescription, bodywork, nutrition, yoga, Pilates, and most of all, listening.

Michelle is a member of the faculty of Herman & Wallace, the Pelvic Rehab Institute, as well as being a Global Tutor on her own projects and  for the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women’s Health. Michelle's scope of expertise is both wide and deep and as a committed bibliophile, she's second only to Google in terms of Women's Health education! Through her immense presence both live and virtually, Michelle continuously spreads the message of empowering women to take charge of their health no matter what stage of life they are enjoying.

Michelle is co-creator with Jessica Drummond and Jenny on the 3rd Age Woman Certification and co-creator with Jenny on the Optimal Health After Hysterectomy Certification.  Michelle is also Clinical Advisor to the Holistic Core Restore Programme.

Kaisa Tuominen - Head of Fitness Integral, Spain - Ante + Post Natal EducatorKaisa Tuominen - Head of Fitness Integral, Spain - Ante + Post Natal Educator

Kaisa Tuominen is a fitness expert specializing in Perinatal Health. Her professional career has focused on empowering moms to take care of their health during pregnancy, enjoy birthing, recover post birth; and follow their instincts for mothering. Kaisa has extensive education and experience from her native country, Finland, USA, UK, and Spain. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and a Master’s degree in Public Health.

She was selected the top student in her graduating class at Oregon State University and has published a thesis in exercise psychology. She has worked as a personal trainer since 1998 and was the Fitness and Wellness Director at University of California with more than 80 people on her team before moving to Spain. She has specialized in corrective exercise, kinetic chain assessment, Hypopresive Techniques, functional training, core training, pilates, special populations in addition to perinatal health. Her company is called: Fitness Integral.

Kaisa and Jenny co-created the Advanced Post Natal Online Global Certification.

Head of Education, PHS + Global Educator/PresenterSteve Powell - Head of Education, PHS + Global Educator/Presenter

Steve Powell, Head of Education for Performance Health Systems, former PTAG Global Faculty and all round movement maestro takes the reigns for all things Fascia, movement functionality and makes assessment soooo simple.  I was truly honoured to co-create with Steve on the Female 4R certification and I know you will love his amazing teaching style and passion for this area of wellness.

Nicki Thompson - Head of FitmumsNicki Thompson - Head of 'We Are Fitmums' 

Nicki is co-creator with Jenny on the ‘Working with the Pregnant and Post Natal Client Outdoors' Certification.

Nicki is a specialist Women's Health and Fitness Coach and is the head of  Fitmums, specialising in working with the pre and postnatal population. Also a mum of two beautiful girls, she has personally experienced many of the physical, postural and emotional issues that can affect women during and after pregnancy (pelvic girdle pain, varicosities, carpal tunnel syndrome) and this encouraged her to learn more and help keep pregnant women and new mums moving.

Jeremy Ng - Burrell Education MalaysiaJeremy Ng - Master Trainer - Burrell Education Malaysia

Jeremy Ng is a professional fitness educator, seasonal public speaker and a personal trainer who has been in the fitness industry for over a decade. He is the founder of PFC Studio, a fitness education specialist and Under Armour’s sponsored fitness studio based in Malaysia, specializing in fitness education, personal training and sport performance training.  I'm honoured to have Jeremy's incredible expertise as part of Burrell Education and him flying the flag for men delivering education in this area of the fitness arena.

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Rachel Holmes - Head of Choreography To GoRachel Holmes - Head of Choreography To Go

Rachel Holmes is quite possible the most well-known UK Fitness Entrepreneur + Presenter Extraordinaire, Programme Developer, Choreographer and leading Fitness Business Coach and Mentor.

Through here company, www.choreographytogo.com  and her Franchised Programme - 'Kick Start Fat Loss' Rachel has truly blazed the trail for many others to follow within the industry.  With a massive live and online following and an endless supply of positivity, energy and IDEAS that she executes at a blistering rate......THIS LADY is a one woman hurricane that I am very glad to call a friend and colleague.

Rachel and Jenny co-created Launch Your Passion Project.

Profile PicClare Hozack - Master Trainer - Burrell Education Australia + New Zealand

Clare began as an athlete in the Australian Sailing Team, where her development as a back health specialist began. Together with the team's physio, Clare developed a program for the Youth Squad, screening and correcting muscle imbalances to help prevent injury.

As a level 2 Strength and Conditioning Coach, she turned her attention and skills to pre- and postnatal women, developing the IntoYou strength training system, and 6 Step Restore Your Core and Pelvic Floor programme.

Clare's role is centred on delivering IntoYou's systems and the 6-step program to personal trainers state-wide. She is a mentor for the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers, guiding new trainers through their practical requirements right here at IntoYou. On an International level, Clare is a Power Plate Master Trainer and heads up Burrell Education Australia + New Zealand.

DSCF1496Danielle White - Master Trainer - Pregnancy + Post Natal Massage 

Danielle studied Dance at University where she first heard about fascia and was extremely interested in how the body moved. She then moved into the health and fitness industry as worked as a Fitness coach, personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and fitness and personal training manager before retraining in Sports Massage. Eventually Danielle left the gym life to lecture and set up her own THRIVING massage practice and begin her tutoring career.  I am extremely glad and happy to have Danielle co-delivering with me....she's a fount of knowledge with a razor-sharp recall and of course, has magical hands.

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Melanie Grier - Burrell Education UK Master Trainer - Scotland and Ireland

Melanie graduated in 1996 with a degree in Sport in the Community from The University of Strathclyde.  She has been in the fitness industry for over 18 years. Her career began as a Fitness Instructor and progressed to  Health and Fitness Manager with Livingwell Health Clubs, achieving her level 3 Personal training qualification during this time. Melanie went on to launch Bumps Away Buggy Fitness Classes after having her daughter in 2006, which is when her interest in the area of ante and post-natal exercise began.  She has been a Lecturer at Edinburgh College since 2008, delivering a variety of topics across all level of courses with a specific focus on Ante and Post Natal units. She has completed her post graduate teaching qualification in further education. In addition to this role she is also an active Personal Trainer where her focus is on Post Natal  and Women’s health exercise programmes.

Melanie will be delivering Burrell Education courses in Scotland and Ireland.

Jayne Hume - Burrell Education UK Master Trainer - Midlands and North


Jayne Hume is a Women's Health and Pregnancy and Post Natal health & fitness specialist and the Director and Fitness Lead of Frombumps2babies Ltd, the leading expert Pregnancy and Post Natal health and fitness offerings in the West Midlands, UK for nearly 10 years.  Jayne has a wealth of experience supporting women and a huge passion for ensuring women have the best possible Pregnancy and a positive start to motherhood.  Recently she has created a sister company 'Wellbeing4Women' and provides programmes for fertility and Peri to Post Menopause and soon to expand to cover Hysterectomy Recovery and Female Cancer Recovery programmes.  She is a Licensed Holistic Core Restore© Coach, supporting women for pelvic floor and core function.  Jayne has also held a position as the Lead Pregnancy Fitness Expert for Birmingham Public Health with a specialist area of supporting women with weight management in Pregnancy.  In addition she is a Massage and Remedial Therapist and a trained Doula.  Jayne will be heading up Burrell Education in the Midlands and the North of England.

Nora Matthew - Burrell Education Global Master Trainer - USA - East Coast

Nora Matthew began training and coaching in 2009 at a strength and conditioning facility during her career as a collegiate athlete.  She is a Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM), Olympic lifting coach (British Weight Lifting) and former CrossFitter.  Following her personal experience with the massive physical and mental changes of Pregnancy and child birth in 2012, Nora obtained several Pre/Postnatal fitness qualifications (Lifetime Fitness & Center for Women's Fitness).  In 2014, she created Pregna-Fit, a strength training program designed for women in every stage of Pregnancy.  She currently works with expectant, Postpartum and seasoned moms in a private studio in New York as well as online clients all over the world.  You can follow Nora on Instagram @pregnancy-fitness.  Nora will be heading up Burrell Education on the East Coast of the USA.

Julie Balson - Burrell Education UK Master Trainer - London/Southdsc_1820

Julie is currently a Specialist Personal Fitness Coach for Nuffield Health in Kingston upon Thames with her client base mainly of predominantly Pregnant and Post Natal women. Julie is a seasoned pro with with over 15 years in the Health and Fitness Industry and positions working for Virgin Active, Esporta, Holmes Place both as a trainer and as a Fitness Manager.

After graduating with a BSc in Sports Rehabilitation at St.Mary’s University College in Twickenham she became a fitness instructor for Holmes Place. With her passion for progress and career development she soon moved into Group Exercise Co-ordinating and then onto becoming the Fitness Manager at her club.

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Julie will be the Master Trainer for the South of England delivering courses in London.

Kate Smart - Holistic Core Restore® Master Trainer

_c5a3816Kate Smart has a wealth of experience in the industry starting 18 year ago in management for Holmes Place and then creating her own business Kate Smart Fitness when she had her children.Specialising in wellness and fitness for women at all life stages, from pre and post natal to beyond into peri and post menopause, and soon to cover hysterectomy recovery, Kate has a real passion for helping women to feel well and to look after themselves.

She has been a Holistic Core Restore® coach since it began in 2013 and is now excited and honoured to take on the role of Holistic Core Restore® Master Trainer for the brand.


Anna Curtis - Burrell Education UK Master Trainer - Massage + Remedial Therapyanna

Anna Curtis is a sports, clinical and remedial massage therapist and personal trainer specializing in the Pregnancy and Post Natal population. She is owner of BodyResults, a thriving massage and personal training business, and is also co-owner of TeamMama which offers a range of fitness services to ladies during their pregnancy and beyond.Anna has a background in science, having completed a BSc (Hons) in Genetics and a PhD in Biology, and brings her passion of science and research to her work in health and fitness by staying on top of the current research and developments. Upon leaving her laboratory career, she qualified as a Personal Trainer and then Sports Massage Therapist and then went on to train in mat based Pilates, Thai Massage (L1), Pre- and Postnatal exercise prescription, and has gained Certificates in Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy, and Advanced Myofascial Release. More recently Anna has completed the Advanced CPD in Modern Postnatal Assessment, Core Restore and Functional Programming, and attended the Pre- and Postnatal Remedial Massage course with Burrell Education. Anna is also in the final year of completing her Level-6 Diploma in Advanced Sports and Clinical Massage. Anna is particularly passionate about using myofascial release techniques to help rebalance the body and mind; she feels strongly about treating the body as a whole. As a mum herself she understands from personal experience the stresses pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood can bring to a woman, and likes nothing more than to help people with her skills. Anna will be a Tutor on the Burrell Education Pregnancy and Post Natal Massage + Remedial Therapy 2-Day CPD.