Liz Havard

Liz set up The Farm Studio with a vision to create a unique space that offers clients a range of treatments to address their training, lifestyle or rehab needs. Liz has over 12 years experience treating clients as a soft tissue therapist and specialised in Clinical Pilates with the Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute. Liz graduated from Reading University in 2003 and went on to train in Sports Massage in 2007, Matwork Pilates in 2015 & Reformer Pilates in 2017. She has a sound understanding of sports training having worked in elite sport and having represented England in Rowing at a junior level herself. She has worked at The Droitwich BMI Hospital, Worcester Warriors, Worcestershire County Cricket Club, The British Army and has also worked with The Tongan National Squad during the Churchill Cup.

Our clients needs are at the heart of our work, we aim to address personal goals with a functional approach that targets the cause and not just the symtoms. Our Studio is based at Phepson Farm, an organic family farm in Worcestershire where we look forward to welcoming you soon!

Liz Havard - Owner

Polly Arnold

APPI Pilates Instructor

Polly is a APPI (Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute) accredited Pilates Instructor with a strong background in injury rehab as an experienced Sports Therapist/Sports Massage Therapist. Polly has a Bsc (hons) PE and Sports Science degree and an MA(hons) in Sports Development. She has worked with a wide variety of people from professional sports people and marathon runners in addition to those recovering from joint operations or managing long term pain or discomfort. We are very grateful for Polly's wealth of experience and the varied and enjoyable classes and 1-1 sessions that she delivers at the studio.

Issy Swinson-Davies

Sports Massage Therapist

Issy comes from a background in Anthrapology and has gone on to qualify as a Soft-Tissue Therapist with the Oxford School of Sports Massage. Issy currently works with Worcester Rowing Club, treating highly competitive rowers up to masters as part of their training recovery, injury prevention and injury rehab. Issy has worked with a wide-range of clients from semi-professional footballers to those with non sporting musculo-skeletal injuries addressing mobility, tension and muscular pain. Issy’s interest and thirst for knowledge on all things related to the human body, including both physical and emotional well-being will be a real asset to The Farm Studio.

Diane Kay

STOTT Pilates Instructor

Diane is an experienced Pilates instructor who trained with STOTT PILATES, a well-respected Pilates training provider. Diane’s interest in Pilates and specialist populations has motivated her to go on to complete certification in “Physical activity and lifestyle strategies for managing low back pain”, “Adapting Exercise for Independently Active, Older People” as well as “Adapting exercise for Ante Natal & Post Natal clients” which she effectively utilises in class where needed. Diane enjoys seeing clients benefitting from her classes as they improve their core strength, flexibility, posture and body awareness. Her passionate for all things Pilates is clear and she works hard to provide fun classes to challenge and build confidence in her clients. Welcome to the team Diane!

Joanne Myslicka

Classical Pilates Instructor

Jo comes from a professional dance background, starting her Pilates journey while studying at the National Ballet School in Warsaw before dancing professionally in Spain. Jo went on to qualify as a personal trainer and trained in Classical Pilates working with both children and adults in varied settings. Jo brings a wealth of experience in both Matwork & Studio Pilates having taught using the full range of Pilates studio equipment including the Reformer, Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel and Cadillac. Jo also works from Pilates Place, a well established Reformer Studio in Stratford. It’s great to have Jo’s experience to offer a variety of different classes from the Farm Studio.