About Julie

Bumps Lumps and Star Jumps

Hi and welcome to Bumps Lumps and Star Jumps. Thank you for taking the time to visit my website.

Bumps Lumps and Star Jumps was born through a desire to create a service that truly helped women through all aspects of their health and wellness journeys. Be it pregnancy and childbirth, peri to post menopause or recovering post surgery, it’s important to me that women return to fitness in a way that is nurturing and supportive.  My hope is that women learn more about their bodies and understand what lifestyle activities best support healing and recovery. I feel it’s my role to provide that knowledge and empowerment and help women live the life they deserve. It can be challenging and at times overwhelming and I wanted services out there that can help along the way.

Mission

My mission is to help you become the ‘Woman You Deserve To Be’. Whether that be through group training, one to one personal training or massage therapy I want to be able to restore your quality of movement and allow you to move the way you were born to move. It’s crucial that the exercise program designed for you and the massage therapy given is specific to your needs. And also delivered by someone who is not only qualified but also cares about you getting your body moving and you feeling better than ever before.

Bumps Lumps and Star Jumps

 

Background

I started in the health and fitness industry back in 1999 so have many years experience. I have worked as a personal trainer and also as a fitness manager for several health club chains. Holmes Place, Virgin Active, Esporta and more recently Nuffield Health. In that time I have served many different clients with very specific needs.

When first starting out in the industry I was studying for my degree in Sports Injury Rehabilitation and this is really where my focus was. Once I had my daughter back in 2013 by passion turned more towards pre and post natal health and wellness and helping this particular group of women.

More recently I have wanted to understand more about female hormones how they affect our ability to exercise and function day-to-day. This has led me to undertake some great courses that allow me to program more effectively for the peri to post menopausal woman.

When I’m not working with clients, I work for Burrell Education. My specific role is to teach fitness professionals like myself how to  correctly assess the pre and post natal client. It also involves teaching specific stretches and techniques to help relieve typical aches and pains and then give the appropriate exercises needed to keep the pre or post natal lady strong and ready for motherhood.

 

Qualifications

  • BSc Sports Injury Rehabilitation with Sports Science
  • Level 2 Fitness Instructor
  • Premier Pre and Post Natal Qualification
  • Burrell Education Advanced Modern Pregnancy Programming & Birth Preparation
  • BE Advanced Modern Post Natal Assessment, Core Restore & Functional Exercise Programming
  • BE 3rd Age Woman Online Certification
  • Burrell Education Optimal Health After Hysterectomy
  • Burrell Education Pregnancy Massage & Post Natal Remedial Therapy
  • BE C-Section, Hysterectomy and Abdominal Scar Immersion – Integrated Scar Therapist®
  • Member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists

Bumps Lumps and Star Jumps holds full Public Liability Insurance through Balens Ltd – Specialist Insurance Brokers.  It also holds a current First Aid certificate with the British Red Cross (valid until 5th Oct 2020).