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Why you need a strong core as you age

Why you need a strong core as you age

We all know that a strong core is important, it's a buzz term we hear all the time. But in reality, how does a strong core support an ageing body? How can it help you? 1 - Injuries An unstable body is an injury-prone one. A skeleton which doesn't have the support of...

Aching joints in menopause

Aching joints in menopause

One of the most common symptoms of menopause is aching joints - or to be more specific, in your words... "Muscle stiffness and loss of flexibility”, "my body just felt like a big, stiff, useless, hormonal lump”, "achy/restless legs at night”. And whilst there are...

“Back to the Mat” Christmas Challenge

“Back to the Mat” Christmas Challenge

Time to head “Back to the Mat”? Read on and find out what keeps me coming back... If you are new to my page and we haven't met before, hi! And if we have, welcome. Whether you know me or not, you probably don't know this.... As a Pilates teacher there is an assumption...

Why do you exercise?

Why do you exercise?

Do you exercise because you cherish your body and want a body that will remain strong, supple and safe as you age? Probably not, I mean it’s not the usual focus of the fitness industry is it? 🤦🏼‍♀️ Well here are my pledges to you. No transformations, unrealistic...

Midweek Mobility – spine curl

Midweek Mobility – spine curl

Midweek mobility - pelvic tilt and curl (also known as a spine curl) A real winner for improving mobility through a tight spine, overall strength in the body and mind/body connection. Mobilising the spine can have a really positive effect of the bodies overall...

Midweek shoulder mobility

Midweek shoulder mobility

This weeks Midweek Mobility is all about shoulder mobility. I see a lot of shoulder injuries in my members, it's one of the most common reasons why people find me. 👋🏻 As we age and the pelvic floor/core become less responsive because of hormone changes, the shoulders...

Core Challenge – what’s in it for me?

Core Challenge – what’s in it for me?

Find out why the Core Challenge should be a definite feature in your December festive diary. How the challenge won't stop your fun but will support you to end the year on a high, not a sugar slump! Why committing to 15 minutes a day can have life changing consequences...

Why I choose Pilates

Why I choose Pilates

Why do I choose Pilates? 🤔 It connects my mind and body so I actually “feel” my body moving, lengthening, stretching and strengthening. I’m in tune, connected, focused and hyper aware. 🙋‍♀️If you struggle with injury, you need this skill!🙋‍♀️ I can do it forever and...

pelvic confidence – restore your pelvic floor in 4 easy steps

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