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‘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 [...]

The only thing in your way is yourself…….

I get enquiries every day for teacher training, chronic pain, Pilates apparatus and so on. These are the thoughts and actions that hold people back that prevent people from progressing forwards with me by signing up and in life. I don’t have the energy I don’t have the time I don’t have the skill The [...]

My life is my own

Have you seen the TV cult show ‘The Prisoner’??? I have come to Portmerion in Wales this weekend. A beautiful village full of flora and fauna, with some amazing buildings and history. Patrick McGoogan the star of the show was held captive physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally in the village and by the people of [...]

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 [...]

7 Life lessons in survival

1- Everyone is doing their best in life We expect everyone to share our beliefs, thoughts and behaviour Being a human being requires you to make your own choices When people complain or moan understand that it’s NEVER about US and it isn't personal (it just feels like it) Its ALWAYS about the other person and [...]

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 [...]

What people might think???

So I was back at the GARUDA apparatus studio on Monday for the first time in 18 months …. Man… what a buzz To be brutally honest, I was actually NERVOUS How would I get on? Would I have the mobility for the repertoire? Will I be able to handle the strength work? Will people [...]

Be the navigator of your reaction and perception?

So for every Pilates session I teach, I ask one of my favourite golden questions…. The question is: “What’s your biggest win this week?” I LOVE to ask that question every day and I go over the three biggest wins of the day with my partner each night See, I find excitement intoxicating and energising. [...]

An event is just an event

There is a technique I learnt form Byron Katy. When something goes wrong or something happens out of our control, our mind will go to the lowest level of training. That is usually scarcity, fear, anger, guilt, blame and negativity. However if we upgrade our skill set, when something  happens which is unexpected in life, [...]

The bathroom stinks……….

“My child, partner or friend is stinking out the bathroom”………is something that I regularly get told. Foul-smelling stools have an unusually strong, putrid smell. In many cases, foul-smelling stools occur due to the foods people eat and the bacteria present in their colon. However, foul-smelling stools can also indicate a serious health problem. Diarrhoea, bloating, or flatulence may occur [...]

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