Brain Body Fitness and Rehab

supporting Strong women to age well

the brain body method™ a unique method combining pilates with the science and psychology of Strength training specifically women in perimenopause and beyond

 We believe that an integrated and evidence based approach for midlife women will get you the best possible results in this life phase, helping you overcome common issues both physical, mental and emotional such as muscle mass, joint pain, weight gain , bone density, brain fog, anxiety and fatigue.

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online - reformer and mat pilates

Live and recorded classes for both reformer and mat pilates on a monthly subscription

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in person Physio & rehab

A highly skilled musculoskeletal physiotherapist specialising in assessment and treatment of injuries. 

1-to-1 bespoke rehabilitation programmes

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The brain body method™

The brain body method™

Strong women age well

the brain body method™

the brain body method™

Strong women age well

the brain body method™

the brain body method™

strong women age well

the brain body method™

the brain body method™

strong women age well

WHY use The brain body method™ for menopause?

Evidence confirms that strength training decreases the risk of disease and increases lifespan. Regular strength training also causes physical changes in the brain that not only act as a safeguard against future dementia but also invigorates our abilities to think, reason and remember then her and now!

Our brains receive positive benefits every time we exercise leading to improved quality of life :-

* Increased self esteem and confidence

* Improved relationships

* Increased energy and less anxiety

Our training method is totally unique! It is a fully integrated, precise based strength and movement based system which blends the traditional pilates method with the latest research in strength training, neuroscience and high performance coaching and specifically designed for women in perimenopause and beyond. Exercise has now been identified  as critical a part of womens health as the regular cancer screening check ups.

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Supporting women to stay strong and age well

what we do

We use our vast experience and expertise from working within sports science and medicine in premium league football to educate and empower each individual to maximise their full potential .

Paul and Paula Rastrick are the founders of Brain Body Fitness and Rehab and the creators of The Brain Body Method ™. They are the only husband and wife team in the country who have worked together in Premier League Football. Paula remains the only woman to have ever been employed full-time integrating Sports Psychology, Yoga and Pilates. She developed and created a fully integrated Yoga and Pilates rehabilitation studio within Aston Villa’s training ground at Bodymoor Heath.

Our cutting edge methodology has been created, developed, researched and applied over many years and is a result of our joint vast experience of working within Premier League Football. Our practice is underpinned by evidence based research gained from our combined 30 years of working within Sports Science and Medicine and our backgrounds in Physiotherapy, Injury Rehabilitation, Sport and Exercise Psychology, High Performance Coaching and Sports Yoga and Pilates.

Paula Rastrick

The Brain Body Coach

Paula Rastick BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercise Psychology is the co founder of Brain Body Fitness and Rehab and the creator of The Brain Body Method. Prior to establishing this unique both online & face to face company.  Paula and Paul set up Physiyolates in Knowle, Solihull which was a hugely successful Pilates and Rehab Facility. The business closed after covid and a new company was created with a new and exciting online proposition in order enable to help more women access this training programme. 

Prior to setting up Physiyolates, Paula worked full time for 8 years within Sport Science and Medicine at Aston Villa Football club combining her education and expertise in Sport and Exercise Psychology and PIlates.  She created and set up a fully functioning and equipped Pilates Performance and Rehab Centre within the training ground at Bodymoor Heath and her ground breaking work has been recognised by the FA.

Call Paula on 07841 029924

Paul Rastrick

Chartered Physiotherapist

Paul is a chartered physiotherapist with over 24 years’ experience working within professional elite-level sport at Arsenal FC, the Welsh U21 National Team, Watford FC as Head Physiotherapist and at Aston Villa FC where he spent 14 years working with the club’s 1st team squad.

Prior to establishing this unique both online & face to face company.  Paula and Paul set up Physiyolates in Knowle, Solihull which was a hugely successful Pilates and Rehab Facility. The business closed after covid and now Paul running a successful physio clinic from home in a purposed built clinic offering increased flexibility for appointment times - late evenings and weekends.


Call Paul on 07876 144595

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BLOGS AND Resources

Paula is passionate and dedicated to bringing you the latest evidence for female midlife health 

Book a physio appointment

Our physiotherapy clinic is based in the village of Knowle, outside of Solihull. Paul Rastick is a highly skilled and experienced physiotherapist with a reputation for being very approachable. He will take his time to listen to  and work with you as an individual person. We do not take a ‘one size fits all’ generic approach and of our consultations are thorough and bespoke.