Personal Training

Rhian Gym Owner
rings to work on core and upper body strength
Kettle bells, battle ropes, circuits and boxing in our garden
TRX group fitness classes outdoors
kettlebell class east london

Personal Training

East London Personal Training

Personal Training can be booked with Studio Owner Rhian Cowburn.

Rhi has spent years in the pursuit of her own physical limits and has a lot of fun along the way, she can’t wait to share her passion and enthusiasm with you. 

Train with a world record holder

Rhian recently broke the world record for the longest time on the battle ropes. Not just setting the women’s record, but breaking the men’s too. She loves to incorporate her passion for battle ropes into her Personal Training sessions.

Rhi’s expertise 

The fitness industry is flooded with Personal Trainers, so we encourage you to do your research before choosing your  trainer. Getting qualified is the (relatively) easy part, it’s the genuine love for fitness and dedication to fitness goals that’s harder to find. 

Here’s some more information about Rhi’s fitness credentials:

Level 3 Personal Trainer

Co-owner Strong + Bendy studio

Pop HIIT  Pilates teacher 

Kettlebell, Circuits + TRX instructor 

Ironman (well, woman 😀)

London Warrior endurance triathlon. -2nd place female

Dart 10km swim – finisher 

Red Bull Neptune’s steps -finisher 

Marathon Runner

…And lover of all things pull up bar related! 

How to book

Sessions cost: £65 per hour or Blocks of 5 for £300

Enquire with Rhian directly rhian@strongandbendy.co.uk


Classes This Week

Strong + Bendy Classes

Meet The Team

Dancehall Teacher


Jessy | Our incredible Dancehall Teacher. Brings her amazing moves and sense of humour to every class.

Boxing Instructor


Anika | It’s hard to believe someone this nice can punch that hard 🥊😂 Teaches Boxing, Battle Ropes and TRX with endless enthusiasm.

Boxing classes east london


Jay | Boxing & HIIT delivered with East End charm.

Owners of Unique Gym in Hackney Wick Mouse and Rhi


Mouse + Rhi | Strong + Bendy founders: putting the win in twin since 1984! | Pop HIIT Pilates, Battleropes, Kettlebells & PT

Clean and covid secure studio

too cool for instagram

Caroline | Facilities Manager | If it looks nice, smells nice and works properly – that’s all thanks to Caroline! The heart of Strong + Bendy.

Vicky Yoga Teacher


Vicky | Offers powerful and vibrant Vinyassa flow sequences that move around the mat.

Vinyassa and Yin Yoga by Hongyi


Hongyi | Brings kindness & calming energy to Vinyassa & Yin classes.

Mara yoga teacher east london


Mara | Delivers inspiring Vinyasa flow sequences with a playful approach.

Grace Power Yoga Teacher


Grace | Powerful but welcoming Vinyasa flow yoga from a friendly northerner (+ our BFF!)

Katy teaches circuits, pilates and battle ropes


Katy | Our pocket rocket: big workouts from a small package! Battleropes, Circuits and Pop HIIT Pilates.

Fatoumata Flow Vinyassa Yoga


Fatoumata | Brings intelligent sequencing and calming energy to Vinyasa Flow Yoga.

Dance Teacher with Pom Poms


Chloe | Bundles of joy and body positivity in CheerFit and Dance Workshops.

Studio Dog Jessica

Jessica Penelope Elaine

Big Jess | Studio Hound | Queen of Rest Days

Little Dug

Studio Hound | Romanian rescue living his best life. “Having teeth is over-rated….”

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