A certified Reebok Fitness Trainer, Meghna Thaker has been a fitness enthusiast since she was 4 years old. She soon took interest in dancing and trained in Bharatnatyam for 7 years, and there was no looking back! She then went on to train under Shiamak Davar in western classical dance forms like Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary etc. She worked for his company as a Senior Trainer and then as Senior Manager. Throughout her journey with Shiamak Davar over a decade, she trained over 5000 clients all over India, traveled around the world and performed at events such as IIFA, Filmfare, the Commonwealth Games Australia including many more. Specialising in Personal Training, she has also trained Bollywood celebrities such as Sonam Kapoor and Rani Mukherjee. And, you could be next! With 11+ years of training experience, Meghna is now an Entrepreneur and a full-time Fitness and Lifestyle Trainer.
WHY I TEACH PILATES
I believe that fitness is a lifestyle and not just a weight loss program. The most preferred form of resistance is something you always carry – your own body weight! With an understanding of a perfect combination of core strengthening, flexibility and correct breathing techniques, I swear by Pilates and Yoga being the most effective form of exercises with long lasting results. Pilates specifically, as it focuses on your core strength, helps align your posture and is great for rehabilitation too. It might not give you overnight visible results but it will definitely help you in the long run.
MY TEACHING STYLE
My class is basically a combination of a lot of technique, breathing and increasing self awareness. The class is divided into a warm-up, main class content and a cool down. As we work on a lot of smaller muscle groups, it is important to make sure everyone is corrected individually (to avoid injuries). Special attention is given to your with specific needs, past injuries and health history as there might be certain exercises that might not be advisable for you. I focus excessively on making my clients aware of their own posture, their strengths and limitations and accordingly push them to work in the right direction.