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The secret to coping with our emotions.

Why is it that we feel happy, inspired, excited and enthusiastic yet other times we feel angry, jealous, sad, overwhelmed and depressed??? We are all too quick to blame someone or something for the way we feel in life. As soon as we say: “I feel”, we give our power away. Easier said than done, [...]

5 Reasons to ‘Return to Face-to-Face’ Training

It’s day 1 of my Garuda apparatus CPD training with James de Silva at HQ in St. Johns wood. I cannot say how much I have missed human interaction with other teachers and therapists over the past two years. It’s not just the mental aspect it’s the physical aspect of touch, banter and hands-on adjustments. [...]

Eton Mess, Arthritis & Jaime Oliver

Who is responsible for our health and our body? In case you missed it, our government and politicians have U turned on their importance of child obesity and health. They have stopped the ban on junk food advertising and multi-buy supermarket deals. Jamie Oliver is a chef and campaigner and led a protest with a [...]

Don’t give up

"When the going gets tough, the tough gets going”....... It’s easy to give up in life isn’t it. Better the devil you know that the devil you don’t know. The hardest thing to do is to change our behaviour from yesterday to do something different today, tomorrow, next week, next month, next year.... This is [...]

‘If no one gives you a medal… design your own.’ Billy Connolly

What story are we holding onto…. In all my 30 years plus of teaching I have encountered many stories. This is the thing we all have a story, whether it’s physical, mental, emotional or spiritual. The danger is when we hold onto that story and let it rule our lives by the decisions that we [...]

3 Keys  to Raising Your Standards

“Everything you have wanted is on the other side of your comfort zone.” Over the last two days I’ve interviewed new staff for both my Manchester and St. Helens studio. Mad you may think to be expanding in such times of uncertainty; this is the thing, everyone wants to show up when everything is going [...]

I am excited despite the doom and gloom of MSM

You see I can focus on the article I received this morning on gyms and exercise facilities being down on numbers or closing altogether OR I can focus on the amazing opportunity I have to deliver even more outstanding services and find opportunities in adversity Things always happen FOR me and NEVER too me But [...]

The strongest trees grow in the strongest winds

If you want to make progress in life you need to change your perception and reaction. Everything happens for me to improve my growth and contribution or everything happens to me (victim archetype). If you want your family and friends to change, you need to change yourself first. We are always progressing through pain and [...]

Why pay more for Pilates apparatus???

How much is your health worth to you?  The movement methodology of equipment-based Pilates is not one that can easily afford to be discounted. There are very few uniquely accredited movement systems in Pilates (classical, contemporary or hybrid) that are respected and applauded in the Pilates community.  These methods require intense training programs with a [...]

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