Elena Knight

Teaching area: 
Acting, Movement and Pilates teacher

BA in acting and directing Nizhniy Novgorod Drama school affiliated to the Moscow Art Theatre, Certificate in Education/ Level 5/6 University Of Westminster. APPI (The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute) certified Matwork rehabilitation Pilates instructor. Body Control Pilates Ante and Post Natal Pilates training with Lynne Robinson. 


Elena's earliest memories are of dancing and performing for her family and friends. At 17, she trained as an actress and director at the Nizhniy Novgorod Drama School, one of the best drama schools in Russia affiliated to the Moscow Art Theatre. After studying here for four years, Elena pursued a career as an Actress inclusive both of physical theatre and classical acting as well as work for Russian TV. In 1995 she was voted Best Stage Actress of the year by the Moscow Acting Association for playing Masha in the “The Seagull” by Anton Chekhov.  Elena also loves movement has evolved this joy into also becoming a Pilates teacher.