Body Architecture employs only highly qualified and experienced trainers.
Our team consists of:
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.
LANA BONACIC is a highly qualified and results orientated Personal Trainer who understands and loves the training process right through from setting your goals to achieving your maximum fitness potential.
With more than ten years of experience in the fitness industry her approach to training and fitness is integrated and holistic. It involves each of the three aspects -exercise, nutrition and mind.
Lana's key areas of expertise are functional strength training, corrective exercise, kettlebells, sports massage therapy and deep tissue massage. She has also developed a special training system for her female clients, combining pilates, yoga and body weight exercises which tone and define the body, without adding the bulk.
CHELSEA MOTLIK holds both a BSc in Nutritional Medicine and a BSc Biological Sciences. On leaving University she worked initially in a clinical environment, helping people who suffer from Gastro-enterology diseases and assisting Cardiac rehab patients.
Following on from this Chelsea combined her nutritional expertise and her love of sport by working alongside elite level athletes, advising them on ways to maximise their performances through changes to their dietary habits.
Chelsea specialises in sports nutrition and weight loss. Working closely with clients, she makes each dietary programme calorie and nutrient specific to their personal needs.
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.
As a massage therapist he has come to specialise in deep tissue manipulation, and is always concerned with "getting to the root of the problem".
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
SUSAN YU is currently a trainee Osteopath and holds a BSc Pharmaceutical Sciences. With six years of intense gymnastic training, her athletic base combined with over ten years experience in Yoga and Pilates, has given her a unique perspective on holistic body training.
Susan’s firsthand experience of the corporate world has given her an in depth understanding of the mental and physical stresses that attempting a work/life balance can bring. Her programmes are not only aimed to combat these stresses but also to improve health and increase quality of life. Her holistic approach and dynamic training promotes fitness and well-being in mind and body whilst building strength in both areas.