Carol Clerkin is a qualified fitness instructor specialising in Strength and Balance, Tai Chi and the over 50’s.

Retraining as a fitness professional in 1991 after a successful career as a ballet dancer, Carol brings her knowledge and expertise on anatomy and physiology to ensure maximum safety, efficacy and progression during all her classes.

Carols classes are perfect for those recuperating from illness, recovering from injury as well as improving and maintaining health and wellbeing.

She is happy to take referrals and to work alongside physiotherapists.

Please see here at the referrals page for more details



1991 – RSA YMCA Exercise to Music

1993 – RSA YMCA Specialist Certificate in Teaching of Health-Related Exercise (50+)

2010 – LLT – Skills Active CPD Level 3 – The Otago Exercise Programme Leader Award

2010 – LLT – CYQ Level 2 – Chair Based Exercise for the Frailer, Older Person

2013 – SSL REPS Beginners Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi 1

2013 – LLT – Chair Based Exercise Programme – 1-day CPD – Strengthen

2014 – SSL REPS Advanced Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi 1

2015 – Stroke Awareness Training

2018 – Train fitness – Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral

2018 – Tai Chi for Health Institute – Tai Chi Rehabilitation

2018 – Tai Chi for Health Institute – Tai Chi Osteoporosis

2018 – Tai Chi for Health Institute – Tai Chi Arthritis 1

2018 – Tai Chi for Health Institute – Tai Chi Arthritis 2 and Falls Prevention

2019 – Tai Chi for Health Institute – Tai Chi for Beginners


Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) – Membership 1991 – 2017

Cimspa Practitioner Member

Fitpro Instructor Public Liability

First Aid – British Red Cross


Conferences Attended

2014 – A Falls & Bone Health Conference

2015 – Increasing Effectiveness of Evidence-Based

Programmes and Services Conference


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