Women’s health and fitness, personal training and Pilates

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…