Meet the team


Dorie Taylor

Studio Owner

Dorie is the studio owner and Pilates instructor trained with Body Control Pilates. Dorie offers Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, WundaChair & 1:1 and 2:1 private Pilates sessions.


Cristina Galbiati

Mat Pilates Instructor

Cristina Galbiati is a professional dancer and Pilates/Reformer teacher. She studied 7 years of ballet, graduating with the Royal Academy of Dance and 3 years in SPID, the Italian professional academy of dance.


Charlotte Bartolini

Mat, Pre/Post Natal & Reformer Pilates Teacher

Certified through Body Control Pilates, London, and Lisa B Pilates, UK, Charlotte has 5 years experience in teaching Pilates. As a Mum of 3 including twins, Charlotte knows how invaluable Pilates is in recovering after Pregnancy. She makes her classes fun, educational and doable at any level.


Johanne Murdock

Mat Pilates Teacher

Certified through Stott Pilates School, London, Johanne has 16 years experience Teaching Pilates! Her experience teaching has taught her how to make Pilates accessible and fun for any Level Pilates Student.

Her other passion is her Professional Acting Career on Stage and Television here in the UK and USA.

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Kathy Kaufmann

Mat, Apparatus, Pre & Post Natal Pilates and Barre Instructor

Kathy discovered Pilates at New York University and obtained her first teaching certification through Power Pilates in 2002.

Over the years she went through two more Pilates Training Programs: Romana’s True Pilates and Equinox.

She is excited to teach for Surbiton Pilates remotely as we all need movement and connection during this difficult and isolating time.


We're hiring!

Please send your CV to [email protected] or contact us if you feel you would be a good fit for our growing studio.


Tara Lewis

Intuitive Healer

Tara’s Diploma is from the London College of Massage in 2013 in Therapeutic and Deep Tissue Massage with 2 years work experience there. He went on to Study at the London School of Sports Massage (LSSM), Btech 5 course and also Myofascial Release at Regents University.