Women’s health and fitness, personal training and Pilates


From 5th November, the studio will be closed following government guidelines.
All classes and fitness 1-2-1 sessions will be held using Zoom.

Essential sports soft tissue therapy including massage will still be available but under strict conditions. Please see the Massage page for more information.

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.

This is one of my default exercises that pretty much anyone should learn to master. Why? Because it can promote good posture, encourages good connection between the pelvic floor, abdominals and breath, makes us aware of our shoulder blades, makes Read more…

Sounds odd right? Don’t stretch if you are in pain? Ok let me explain why. When we stretch we are usually doing so to increase the flexibility in our muscles and sometimes with the intention of trying to release a Read more…

This is such an interesting subject at the moment, do we need to stretch? Why are we stretching? So here I’m going to explore some of the reasons why we might choose to stretch, what the benefits might be and Read more…

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 exercise traditionally but who still want to try and keep active and healthy. I am 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 or tablets to do everything from emails, search the internet and play games. It’s 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…