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Addictions – painkillers, smoking, drinking, shopping, exercise, sugar & sex

This week I appeared on an ITV news feature on painkillers with my client Claire Madin. Most people will seek me out because of my Pilates and Yoga teacher qualifications. However when they come to me I always treat the person and not the disease. Pilates and Yoga is, and has been medically proven to [...]

Looking positively on the emotion Sadness

Sadness is a daunting place from which to start looking for positives in festive emotions.  Like many people I often feel sadness on my shoulder, but I know it's different from depression. Sadness can appear to be unredeemable – a bleak, unforgiving state, it's a normal emotion and its fine to feel it. Surely it [...]

‘Knowledge is not power, applied knowledge is power’

What if I told you that you could have limitless energy, robust immune system, strong muscles, bones and a fully functioning organs. You would also have a more positive outlook on life, be emotionally stable and have a sharp mind. By building your health on these solid foundation principles, you will look better, feel good [...]

Why I challenge convention

Most people come to me to lose weight, get rid of pain, tone and strengthen alongside a sport or just to assist the mind. Some clients will tell me they have tried everything else (including six physios, four chiropractors, acupuncture, cupping, osteopathy, sugery) and nothing has worked. However when I see their commitment with the self, [...]

By | 2019-02-02T12:54:30+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|accepting change, gossip, Inspiration, life, love, pain|0 Comments

Go for it in 2019- what are you waiting for?

It is vital to take action on your goals in life, rather than just daydreaming about them. In my 25+ years as a therapist, coach and movement teacher, it has always been important to me to continually keep learning and growing. I have just completed a two week intensive on the central nervous system and [...]

The effects of gossip and negative words on ourselves and others

You may of noticed that I have put Don Miguel Ruiz 'The four Amendments' up at both St.Helens and Manchester studios. When we complain about our lot in life, speak anxiously or use hateful words, we usually do so from a place of fear. So, the first step that you need to take in order [...]

“Everyone wants to change, but no one wants to be changed”.

What do I mean by this quote "Everyone wants to change but no one wants to be changed". You know yourself if you say to your partner, children, friends or colleagues at work something you feel they could improve on or give advice, very rarely will that person listen. We sometimes have to learn from our [...]

By | 2018-05-16T13:11:03+00:00 March 25th, 2018|accepting change, Inspiration, life, love|0 Comments

Why New years resolutions have become a joke

What's holding you back from making a permanent change this year whether it be in your work, private or family life?  The New Year’s tradition has become a sort of joke, but there’s something right about setting a goal for the coming year – to set your sights on self-improvement? Chek practitioner Jator Pierre suggests that [...]

Men do Pilates featuring transplant swimmer Matthew Burrows

Matthew received a life-changing kidney transplant in April 2015 following eight years of poor health due to kidney failure. During these eight years daily life was tough and sports near impossible and for Matthew who had always been a keen sportsman the loss of his health and fitness was a major blow. Following transplantation, Matthew [...]

Men do Pilates featuring Azeem Amir Bind Athlete

As more and more men turn to Pilates I thought I would feature some of the men who have been frequenting our studio.  First of all, Joeseph Pilates was a man, there is nothing sissy about Pilates. I have taught countless world-class athletes who have been reduced to a quiver in my sessions.  This week we [...]

By | 2018-05-16T13:11:09+00:00 September 17th, 2017|accepting change, Inspiration, life, pilates|0 Comments