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Claire Brett-Pitt

Yoga instructor, Clinical exercise coach

With 20 years' experience as a British Wheel of Yoga instructor, Claire has specialised since 2017 as a cancer exercise specialist in general fitness and yoga for cancer patients.

Claire currently works with clients who are dealing with a variety of needs and symptoms, including fatigue, insomnia, loss of muscle strength, anxiety, and fear of re-occurrence. Evidence suggests that exercise, yoga and breathing techniques can alleviate these symptoms and bring about improvements in both physical and mental health.

Claire specialises in strength work, pelvic floor, breath work, balance, cardio fitness, co-ordination, relaxation and mindfulness.

Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • 20 years' experience as a British Wheel of Yoga teacher

  • 2019 - Qualified with CanRehab as a cancer exercise specialist

  • 2017 to date - In-house yoga teacher at Macmillan Cancer Support

  • 2020 to date - Yoga teacher for Target Ovarian Cancer

  • 2020 - 2022 - Cancer and exercise specialist for SafeFit clinical trial

  • 2022 to date - Ambassador for 5k Your Way, Move Against Cancer in association with Parkrun

  • 2022 to date - Living Well With Cancer, local community-based free exercise classes for patients living with cancer, funded by Active Essex and Macmillan Cancer Support

Claire Brett-Pitt
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