Are emotion and vision connected? 

By |2023-08-05T20:21:21+01:00August 5th, 2023|Depression, Embodied Emotion, Emotional Experience, face to face, impact, infant development, Inspiration, life, love, Mental health|

Like many of us, I have drastically increased my screen time during lockdown – for me, it’s been through teaching and studying. I’ve noticed a deterioration in my eyesight and have resorted to reading glasses. But am I treating the root cause or the symptom? Now I am not anti-glasses as you have seen me [...]

Don’t be the best, be the only!

By |2023-07-06T12:50:37+01:00July 6th, 2023|accepting change, anatomy, Anterior oblique sling system, anxiety, Breathing, clarity, classes, Deep longitudinal system, Depression, eccentric, Embodied Emotion, Emotional Experience, Events, Fitness, Flexibility, gossip|

At this stage of life, for me, teaching, coaching and consulting is much more about WHO I work with and the IMPACT I can bring rather than how MANY people I work with. We all have so much stuff going on in life and every person has challenges in many different ways. I have spent [...]

The five shocking truths about pilates studio finances

By |2023-06-11T19:55:44+01:00June 11th, 2023|accepting change, Events, face to face, Fitness, habits, Joseph Pilates, life, Mental health|

This is my experience of running Pilates apparatus studios in the Northwest UK and teaching worldwide after 30 years. Most private studios that I know of “bought themselves a business,” including myself at times. I have learnt the hard way, thus meaning the pricing was never graded right for clients, staff, the overheads of commercial [...]

How to find a good or bad Pilates reformer apparatus class!

By |2024-02-09T18:21:05+00:00May 30th, 2023|accepting change, anatomy, anger, anxiety, back pain, Bare feet, Depression, Embodied Emotion, Emotional Experience, Flexibility, love, Mental health, Mouth Breathing, Philsophy, pilates|

Firstly there are no good or bad. Everything in life is based on our perception. Our perception is determined by our upbringing including schooling, education, religion, beliefs and environment. Perception bias is the tendency to perceive ourselves and our environment in a subjective way. Although we like to think our judgment is impartial, we are, in fact, [...]

Can you make your destination your destiny?

By |2023-05-15T11:44:24+01:00May 15th, 2023|anxiety, back pain, connective tissue recovery, connective tissue repair, eccentric, Embodied Emotion, Emotional Experience, Fitness, Flexibility, infant development, Inspiration, life, love, mind, Mouth Breathing|

When you go on holiday, you have a clear destination in sight. There may be delays, cancellations, missed flights, but you know where you want to go and hopefully you will get there. Before booking, most of us would perhaps do some research, make an investment and then show up in order for the outcome [...]

30 Great Skills of a Fully Comprehensive Apparatus Pilates Teacher!

By |2023-04-28T18:32:40+01:00April 23rd, 2023|accepting change, pilates, Pilates apprenticeship, psychology, transformation|

Cueing, you must be able to adapt to the learning style of the person in front. They may need more hands on, perhaps visual or more auditory descriptions. Programming should be exciting and hassle free for clients. I try to alter the foot-bar only once in a 60 minute semi-private. That way the client has [...]

 Why a Pilates Apparatus Apprenticeship may work for you!

By |2023-04-23T06:14:50+01:00April 23rd, 2023|accepting change, infant development, life, love, pilates, Pilates apprenticeship, transformation|

This is my question: If you are reading this newsletter five years from now, WHERE do you want to be? And more so, WHO do you want to be? Do you love Pilates, but feel stuck and uninspired? Are you teaching the same mat repertoire and exercises and not really getting the results from the [...]

Are you unstoppable???

By |2023-03-26T10:53:03+01:00March 24th, 2023|accepting change, anatomy, anger, anxiety, back pain, Breathing, connective tissue recovery, connective tissue repair, life, love, mind, pain, Philsophy, pilates, psychology, sadness, stress|

Do you feel you are star gazing and not making progress in your life, work, relationships or body? Are you comparing yourself to others instead of focusing on your daily actions, core values, dreams and goals? Life is like a train pulling all the carriages. The train engine starts slow down the track and then [...]

Eliminating bad habits

By |2023-03-13T18:01:02+00:00March 12th, 2023|habits, life, love|

“Success is hastened or delayed by one’s habits. It is not your passing inspirations or brilliant ideas so much as your everyday mental habits that control your life.” Paramahansa Yogananda We are 100% committed to our habits whether they are good or bad. Clients come to me to improve back pain, lose weight, improve their lifestyle, [...]


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