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The Pilates Quiz at Christmas

  The Pilates Quiz at Christmas The Pilates quiz, how much do you really know?  We did the Pilates Quiz at our 10 minute Pilates Membership Christmas party this year…

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10 minute Pilates classes online

  10 minute Pilates classes online Pilates classes online is a great way to bring Pilates into your life daily, most importantly not taking up too much of your time.…

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Pilates Butt Workout

Pilates Butt workout! Piates Butt workout – Not sure about the name but I did a poll on my Instragram page to see which was the most common name to…

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Running with Cancer

Running with Cancer In this week’s show, I have fellow pilates teacher and personal trainer, Mary Huckle.   Things we cover: The importance of keeping going. It’s ok to take time…

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The Pelvic Floor and running

The Pelvic Floor and The Importance of Training It In this week’s show, I have Priya on who runs a Pilates Studio and specialises in pre & post-natal Pilates. Our…

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Reasons to Do Pilates

The Pilates for Busy People Weekly Show This weeks show is all about the Reasons you should do Pilates. As a Pilates instructor for over 18 years, I thought I…

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How to learn Pilates at Home

How to learn Pilates at Home Learning something new is always hard and learning it at home alone is daunting.  I know that people have less time these days with…

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How to make Pilates a habit.

How to make Pilates a habit. When we think about starting a new exercise routine we sometimes make goals that will hopefully motivate us to succeed. Invairable we start well…

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Why exercise is important in your life

This week the health secretary Matt Hancock outlined his vision for the NHS, and about helping people making healthier choices. In his speech he said “Last year Emergency admission in…

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Pilates and Osetoporosis

Is Pilates good for Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a problem worldwide effecting 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men aged 50 and above.  Today is National Osteoporosis Day highlighting the condition “to love your…

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Learn how to do Pilates at home.

  Have you been told that you need to do Pilates? To help an injury, improve flexibility or just to strengthen your core for everyday life. Still not got round…

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Can you learn Pilates at home

Can you learn Pilates at home?

Can you learn Pilates at home? YES I believe you can. Time is the problem with most people and committing to a weekly Pilates class. (does this sound familiar?) But…

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Is Pilates for 10 minutes enough

Is Pilates for 10 minutes enough?

Joseph Pilates recommended Pilates should be practised at least 10 minutes a day.  This was to ensure that you learn the Pilates exercises and you spend time time learning technique…

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How can we improve our balance?

Balance Balance is something we take for granted when we are young. But as we get older our balance deteriorates due to losing muscle strength and joint flexibility, reduced vision…

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The Principles of Pilates – Part 2

Pilates and the Principles of Pilates Pilates has developed over the years since Joseph Pilates died on 9th October 1967.   Find out more about Joseph Pilates in our First blog…

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Is Pilates good for cyclists?

Is Pilates good for Cyclists? YES…. Pilates is good for cyclists. With the Tour De France well underway and with this glorious summer weather.  More and more people are out…

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Can Pilates help people with MS?

Pilates and MS Pilates is known for it’s benefits of increasing strength, flexibility, mobility and balance.  All things we take for granted on a daily bases, but not if you…

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Do you take a lunch break?

Do you take a lunch break?  Or do you sit at your desk and eat your sandwich and carry on working? More and more these days people don’t take a…

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Parkinson’s Awareness Day 2018

This week is Parkinson’s Awareness week.  Millions of people are living with Parkinson’s but unless you are directly involved not a lot of people know much about it. What is…

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How often should I do Pilates?

How often should I do Pilates? How often should I do Pilates? It’s a great question and a hard one to answer.  In my opinion any movement daily is a…

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Am I too old to start Pilates?

Am I too old to start Pilates?  As a Pilates teacher I get asked this question a lot!  The answer is always the same NO! (But you should get yourself medically…

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Pilates practise at home.

Pilates practise at home always seems a great idea as you leave your Pilates class after a great session, but how many people actually do it, even with good intentions!…

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Healthy Pancakes!

  It’s pancake day! Or Shrove Tuesday. Shrove Tuesday is the always the day before Ash Wednesday, which heralds the start of Lent. It is thought to have started from…

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It’s Peanut Butter Day!

So today is Peanut Butter Day. Hoorah! Peanut Butter has had a bad rap over the last few years – thought of as something to be avoided, perhaps as nice…

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Why you should do Pilates!

Why you should do Pilates. Pilates can be started at any age by anyone, men and women. Most people start doing pilates after an injury or advice from a physiotherapist.…

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5 Top Tips to do Pilates at home.

  Five Top tips to do pilates at home!  Life can get stressful at times throughout the year, Christmas, school holidays and work!  What’s the first thing that gets left…

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Reasons People don’t exercise!

What is exercise? Exercise – activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness. “exercise improves your heart and lung power” synonyms: physical activity, movement, exertion,…

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Not the Tour De France!

A family cycle What is the phone call that you dread the most……but you hopefully never receive? Yes the one telling you someone in your family has had a bad…

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