Women’s health and fitness, personal training and Pilates


From 17th May, the studio is open again.
Please do book soon as class sizes in the studio are limited to 6.
Zoom is still an option for most classes.

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.

You have probably heard the phrase ‘core strength’, usually followed by you need to work on it and stretch your hip flexors and strengthen your glutes! If only I had a pound every time I heard that! But what is Read more…

Balance is often over looked as an important component of fitness. It’s assumed you are either good at it or not. As simple as that sounds, balance plays a crucial part of our bodily function. This is what keeps us Read more…

The age old question: Pilates is like Yoga right? To which every Pilates and Yoga teacher cry: NO! Although the two do share some similarities they are also very different. Lets have a look: History Yoga is a very old Read more…

Pilates: The Benefits I often get asked what is the benefit of Pilates? Why would you want to do it? For me the answer is simple : Why wouldn’t you want to? I often say Pilates will help you to Read more…

The Pilates Principles Although not actually from Joseph Pilates, these principles form the base of the movement. No matter what school or training, one thing stays the same. The Principles. Developed by the students of Joseph Pilates, these are the Read more…

Sleep. So important, but perhaps underrated and undervalued? Quite possibly. Sleep is the bodies chance to heal, repair and grow. It when it has chance to do the maintenance work with out us interfering. It is for this reason that Read more…

Introducing Joseph Pilates a man surrounded by theories! Early Years Pilates was actually a man, born in Germany in around 1883. It was thought he was quite sickly as a child, suffering from asthma, rickets and rheumatic fever. Despite this, Read more…

I am super excited to be getting everyone involved in March Matness this year.  The History Just for a little back ground to start lets find out what this is and where it all started. In 2012 Pilates teacher Benjamin Read more…

Ah  yes, I would imagine a large proportion of us know all about this one! In the last 12 months, turning our homes into our workplace has been the normal. We have all had to adapt quickly to getting ourselves Read more…

2020. Well that was interesting   As we draw closer to the end of 2020 and look towards 2021. the time has come for a spot of reflection. In most years, we would look at the new year as a Read more…