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Body Architecture employs only highly qualified and experienced trainers.


Our team consists of:


Stuart McAra

STUART McARA is a co-director of Body Architecture and holds a BSc (Hons) in Sports Science. After graduation Stuart worked in the US with Major League Soccer where he was responsible for all aspect of team training and fitness.


On returning to the UK Stuart worked in Harley St. In addition to providing one to one training to clients, he specialised in cardiac rehabilitation and biomechanical analysis.


Since 2000 Stuart has been working with private clients and has travelled extensively in Europe and the US. He works with clients to maximise fitness and well being with a special interest in aerobic planning and core strength training.

Stewart Taylor

Stewart Taylor is a co-director of Body Architecture and has been working in the health and fitness industry for the past 14 years as both a personal trainer and massage therapist, 10 of which have been in the SW11/SW3 areas.


This combination has given him a unique and holistic overview of what it means to maintain balanced optimum health.As a personal trainer with a background in various combat sports he has developed boxing and martial arts into his fitness training programs and these have become his innovative signature. Coaching and training those who had never even considered donning boxing gloves is a particular aspect of the job he enjoys.

Barry Crane

BARRY CRANE is a Physiotherapist for body architecture. He graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with first class honours degree in physiotherapy and research project deemed suitable for publication. Presented findings at international rowing conference.


His working/practical experience began in Glasgow where he treated a variety of musculoskeletal pathologies in patients ranging from the elderly to young children in NHS Health Centres. At the same time he maintained a sporting interest with assessment, diagnosis and treatment of elite athletes such as senior and junior international rowers based at the National Rowing Academy Strathclyde Park, Glasgow Rugby junior, senior and international players, elite distance runners and triathletes.


Since relocating to London he has continued to treat a wide variety of top level athletes including Premiership footballers and Olympic level competitors.

Rob Clatworthy

Rob is REPs Level 3 qualified Personal Trainer, he also holds a REPs Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification and has further specialised REPs accredited training in Core Stability & Torso Training and Circuit Training. He has worked with clients in London for the last 7 years helping them achieve their specific goals whether they be to lose weight, tone up or prepare for a triathlon.


He is a keen sportsman and represented Leicestershire County and the Midlands Region at Rugby and in Athletics and now trains hard in the gym having completed 3 marathons in Paris, Dublin and London. Rob is also an approved Nutrition & Weight Management Advisor so he can help you build the perfect balance between training and nutrition with a tailored programme designed for you and with your personal goals in mind.

Karin Hedehag

I have an accountancy background although have always had a passion about health and fitness. Three years ago I decided to make a radical change and embrace my passion. Since qualifying as a personal trainer I have been on many courses that have broadened my knowledge and experience.


I like to combine my analytical skills from my accountancy days with a multi functional approach to health and fitness, this ensures all sessions are progressive and rewarding.

Venetia Cowie

Venetia began her career in fitness 5 years ago after a stint in the media and charity sectors. With a background in dance and many years experience as a serious gym goer, she eventually took everyone’s advice and made her intense interest in health and fitness into a career. Since qualifying, her work has encompassed teaching group fitness classes from Bootcamps in the park, to Spin and Body Combat, and one to one clients, male and female of all ages and walks of life.


She tries to bring a combination of high energy exercises from her classes to the strengthening and toning exercises one achieves through Personal Training. The key to Venetia’s training is variety, high energy and functional core conditioning.

Kasia Bochenek

Kasia has fostered a passion for sport and healthy living since she was young. She played for the Polish National Basketball team for over 4 years. After graduating from University she found Yoga was a way to combine her interest in philosophy and sport.


In 2009 she joined DeRose Method school and started her Professional Teaching Course that she successfully completed at the National Federation. Since this time she has been broadening her knowledge and skills by attending many professional workshops as well as annual exams. Whilst also preparing herself to become an International Choreography Demonstrator.


DeRose Method is a network of schools, teaching the most complete and most ancient type of Yoga along with theoretical classes.


She is a talented and successful coach, with a great number of loyal clients. Having great experience with private students as well as group classes.

Sarah Lockhart-Martin

Sarah has worked in the health and fitness industry for over 10 years.


She is a qualified Personal Trainer turned Wellness Coach. Sarah works with clients who want to improve their state of wellbeing as well as adopt a gluten free way of eating. Having been diagnosed with Coeliac disease 8 years ago, Sarah adopted a clean eating food philosophy, eliminating gluten/ wheat as well as other foods such as diary, soy, refined sugar and all processed foods.


After the initial diagnosis she was faced with a lot of confusing information about what should or shouldn’t be included in her diet. This fueled her passion to become a ‘foodie’. Sarah now enjoys sharing her knowledge with others who are turning to a gluten/allergy free diet.

Body Architecture

Welcome to South-West London’s most exclusive personal fitness training and therapy centre, located in stunningly designed Albion Riverside on the banks of the Thames. Providing Personal Training, Physiotherapy and Nutrition Services in Battersea, Chelsea, Clapham, SW11 and SW3