Founders

At Zero Gravity Pilates®, our classes combine a high intensity killer workout with a fun, cheeky and relaxed atmosphere. This killer duo is largely due to our Founders’ impressive educational backgrounds and infectious personalities.

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Chris Richardson

Founder/CEO

Co-Founder & celebrity trainer Chris Richardson is the cheeky faced cockney who you might recognise as the man who brightened up your lockdown! Referred to by The Telegraph as ‘the Joe Wicks of Pilates’, Chris hosted daily Instagram Lives with famous faces to put you through your paces.

 

Chris’s advanced, impressive fitness education stems from a background in professional football in England and Australia. Studying throughout his playing days, he has been trained and has trained the very best in the sporting world.

 

From working with professional sportsmen, to elite dancers, models and famous TV personalities, Chris fuses his BSc Sports Science & Conditioning background with his famous Ultra Pilates techniques to deliver an unforgettable Pilates workout. His style is unique, innovative, and followed by many fitness professionals, physiotherapists and chiropractors alike.

 

Chris is committed to ensuring you see changes in your body that you never thought possible and has a calm and approachable manner that makes them all the more addictive!

Christopher Watson

Founder/CEO

Christopher Watson, otherwise known as the “serious one” began his fitness career in the chilled world of snow sports – skiing, snowboarding and enjoying the Après Ski scene of course!

 

Christopher obtained a Higher National Diploma in Sports and Exercise Therapy at Coventry University, before graduating as a Sports and Exercise Therapist after further study at Kent University. His educational background and extensive understanding of the human anatomy is key to ensuring that every Zero Gravity exercise and workout is truly backed by science to ensure maximum results and minimum risk of injury for clients.

 

Christopher developed his unique and acclaimed Pilates teaching style and knowledge at a leading Pilates studio in West London where he trained and taught for some years. This evolved style of teaching is what has helped create the foundation and success of the Zero Gravity Pilates® brand including their 5 boutique studios and the recently launched Zero Gravity TV.