women’s health and fitness, personal training and Pilates

 

During Coronavirus restrictions, all sessions and classes will be held via Zoom.

I started this blog to give simple tips, share advice and information to expecting, new, existing mums and women in general.

I plan to blog about things relating to fitness, movement and having children. I’m open to suggestions if anyone wants me write about anything in particular.

I hope you enjoy and find these useful but do remember to always seek clearance from your healthcare provider before starting a new exercise programme. The advice in this blog is general in nature and not a substitute for tailored and individual guidance from a qualified and reputable professional.

It’s for old ladies – Pilates can benefit everyone of any age, but chances are we spend our youth pushing it to the extremes before we realise the benefits of less strenuous exercise. It’s for women – Although very popular Read more…

So the point of this blog is to try and inspire those who may not be able to be traditionally exercise but who still want to try and keep active and healthy. I specifically aiming this at people who may Read more…

Many of us work at a desk or sit for a living. We also live in a very virtual world, using our mobile phones and Ipads/Tablets to do everything from emails, search the internet and play games. It’s easy to Read more…

The key to keeping mobile and reducing everyday aches and pains is movement. That doesn’t necessarily mean doing an exercise class, going for a walk or 10,000 steps, although it all certainly goes a long way. I’m talking about the Read more…

In times of stress and anxiety our bodies tend to get pent up, our breathing becomes shallow, and more rapid. It’s one of the ways our body gears up for flight or fight. If we can learn to control our Read more…

Pilates still has some stigma surrounding it, everything from it being a ladies-only class, to it being like Yoga. In this blog I’m going to try and dispel those myths and hopefully persuade you to join a class or book Read more…

There are still quite of lot of myths surrounding pregnancy and exercise. Here I aim to dispel some of the most common myths I hear. I can eat what I like: This isn’t strictly true. Your body does need more Read more…

In recent years how we look and train the muscles of the pelvic floor has changed. We have more knowledge of their role within the body and how movements and postures affect them. So too has our knowledge on how Read more…

For something that is necessary for everyday life, it can be a real challenge for some people to breathe optimally. Many factors can change the way we breathe; stress, anxiety, pain, posture, pregnancy are a few. Optimal breathing ensures proper Read more…

We all know diets don’t work long term. They are usually very restrictive and can actually be damaging to the body long term. However, you have an event and want to lose a few extra pounds or just want to Read more…