New year New you

New Year, New You – How to make a difference!

New Year, New You!  Hope the head’s not too sore! So it’s January, a new beginning and a time to reflect and look forward.  Did you make Pilates / fitness goals last year? So what’s going to make a difference this year different from last year? We all have an idea of our goals, whether…

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Studio 44 Pilates Top 5 Online Pilates practise vidoes for 2017

  We might have only been live online for 6 months.  But we have 30, 10 minute pilates videos online.  Different levels from a new beginners course, mixed ability, intermediate and advanced sessions.  But it’s not all about the level.  I always describe Pilates as a circle – you need to exercise your heart (cardio) …

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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 behind when this happens? Usually your exercise routine and your time! We all know that doing regularly exercise helps to reduce the risk of heart…

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Christmas gift guide for Pilates small equipment

It’s that’s time of year again, Christmas!  So what do you get for the person who loves pilates? Well this Christmas guide will  give you some ideas to some of the small equipment that we use in a Pilates Mat work class.  All of the equipment is portable and not expensive. So which bit of equipment…

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What to eat before or after your pilates workout

Pilates Classes tend to be in the evenings to fit in with peoples working lives. But people still struggle, getting home from work, school or all the evenings clubs that our kids go to!! So getting to class and eating before you do can be a challenge. My clients find they don’t eat till after…

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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, effort, work; We know the benefits of exercise, don’t we? With so much in the media and the brilliant “how to stay young “documentary on…

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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 accident! Having only dealt with major accidents at work I never gave it a second thought how I’d react! Well this summer, on a Thursday…

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Do one thing every day that scares you!

Have you ever had an idea but talked yourself out if it? Sometimes it just keeps coming back at you in different guises! For the last 16 years I have built up my Pilates business teaching classes around my local area! Teaching classes to try to fit in with when people have their free time,…

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