Ms Claire Bergadaa is a French National, who has been living in London for more than 15 years. After a foray into the corporate world of advertising in Paris, Claire moved to London to embark on a career within the medical field to help improve the lives of people.
With her passion for movement, she completed the Pilates Polestar course at Moss Pilates, and has been teaching Pilates on the Pilates machines there for 8 years, in both group and private classes. In parallel, Claire completed a five-year Master's degree at the British School of Osteopathy, and impressively graduated with awards: the Valedictorian medal (best overall performance), the Principal’s Prize for Clinical Excellence (best overall performance within the clinical exams) and the Rising Star Award from the Institute of Osteopathy.
Claire's eight-year experience as a Clinical Pilates instructor strongly influences her practice of Osteopathy. She believes that movement is at the core of health and happiness. Her enthusiastic eye for movement and postural alignment has also been fuelled by many years of classical ballet, ice-skating, and aerial circus. She is currently a very keen rock climber and golfer in her spare time.
Claire has also taken her enjoyment of golf to the next level and is now a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Expert, specialising in the treatment, rehabilitation and performance enhancement of golfers.
Claire is also determined in using her experience to provide a global approach to prevent and manage pain. She has consulted to patients aged between 16 and 94 years, presenting with a wide range of musculoskeletal, orthopaedic and systemic issues. She has specialised in the following Clinical Interests: Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation, Golfers' Injuries and Performance, Sciatica, Back Pain Relief, Chronic Pain and Elderly Care.
Ms Bergadaa employs a broad range of gentle yet effective techniques including soft tissue massage, articulation, advanced spinal manipulation, and mindfulness to ensure her patients achieve the best possible outcome from her treatments. She aims to provide her patients with the best treatment and care, to allow her patients to live healthier lives. She is insured, a member of the Institute of Osteopathy, and also registered with the General Osteopathic Council.