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Don’t give up on your body

So this is my 30 plus years’ experience of teaching in the movement industry. I worked for years waiting on tables and doing bar work in nightclubs. I worked the beauty counter for Dior selling male and female fragrance every Christmas as a student. I've also managed yoga and pilates studios for years, selling everything from [...]

By |2021-11-25T13:03:05+00:00November 25th, 2021|anger, anxiety, back pain, life, love, pain, sadness, stress, transformation|0 Comments

Our state should be a driver for change……..

Our daily habits are stopping us make diet and lifestyle changes for the better. There is no medication that will ever equal a diet and lifestyle change. We just don’t stretch ourselves enough. Life is about a growth centered experience and we should expect discomfort. We all want to stay in our comfort zones and [...]

Waking up from auto-pilot

Are you going through life in a sleepwalk??? Just going along with the narrative of what you feel or think you should be doing?? Have you given up on your health or getting out of pain??? Our mind is always set to go to North which is negative, blame, guilt, anger, shame and resentment. It [...]

By |2021-08-20T20:30:07+01:00August 20th, 2021|accepting change, anxiety, Inspiration, life, love|0 Comments

Breaking the habit of being yourself

Dr Joe Dispenza has a called book ‘Breaking the habit of being yourself’. If you want to change you need to feed yourself a different diet, do something different. Nothing changes till you change. I have to train myself to do something different. Thoughts and actions only become easy when you drill them in enough. [...]

Knowing that if you lose, you are not the loser!

When something happens how do you feel and react?  Now have a deep think about it - how do you really want to feel and react? And finally, what are you willing to do to change the way you feel?  Here are 4 helpful tips to help you change the way you feel: Stop arguing [...]

A studio of equality

I am delighted and proud that my actions in the last 30 years of teaching supports equality, union and non-judgment.  Both studios follow the 2010 discrimination act. If you pop by you will find clients with all sorts of conditions, diseases and beliefs.  When we do Pilates, we become one. As the world becomes more [...]

Will Pilates cure my back pain?

Any movement to the body will either help of hinder us. This will depend on the condition of the tissue, the health of the person plus the environment (in other words the allostatic load). As Hippocrates said: “Food is either your medicine or your poison". The same goes for movement. There is no such thing as [...]

By |2021-04-29T10:18:55+01:00April 29th, 2021|anger, anxiety, life, pain, tired|0 Comments

Pilates & allostatic load for long covid

Pilates is a low impact gentler form of movement that can be ideal for long covid patients. This should work in conjunction with looking at diet, hydration, sleep, nutrition, thoughts and breathing.  Long covid or long flu has many complexities and does not present black and white. However, we do know that long covid has [...]

What gets measured, gets improved

What gets measured, gets improved. It sounds simple, does it not? We have experienced and seen over the past year that the simple act of merely measuring something can have a tremendous influence on the thing itself (Covid 19 pandemic). If you track your steps with an app you will strive to complete your 10,000 a day. If [...]

By |2021-04-12T18:24:34+01:00April 12th, 2021|anxiety, pain, Philsophy, psychology, transformation|0 Comments

Why am I out of shape?

Why am I out of shape? Why do I never lose weight? Why do I never get rid of my chronic pain in my back, knees and hips? Why do I wait for someone else to fix me? Why do I spend endless time and money on medical professionals and therapists with only short term [...]

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