Before setting up Physiyolates with husband Paul, Paula spent 7 years working within the sports science and medical department at Aston Villa FC. During this time, she created a unique and fully integrated yoga and Pilates equipment studio at Villa’s training ground at Bodymoor Heath.
Paula is an advanced Yoga Sports Coach and accredited Personal Performance Coach. She has studied with the Institute of Yoga Sports Science based in New York, the Institute has one of the largest research databases in the world on the efficacy of yoga to improve athletic performance.
As part of the club’s Academy Research Strategy Group, Paula worked on collaborations with both Birmingham University and Aston University and has studied Sport & Exercise Psychology and Science & Health through Open University.