March News!…

Hello everyone! Spring is nearly upon us. It’s lovely to see the first signs of the new season. I hope it is filling you with a fresh inspiration, what with one thing and another. It is still Zoom time for now and you have all been amazing in your online attendance, so the January offer … Read more

Getting Hip to the Beat…

The Hip Flexors: Finally its blog time again and this time I’ve decided to concentrate my research on the hip flexor muscle group.  This includes Rectus femoris – one of the quadricep group – the Psoas/Iliacus and Sartorius muscles. I’ve decided to pursue these muscles as I feel many of you out there need some … Read more

Diastis recti: The effects of Separation

Diastis Recti – The effects of Separation: For this article I have decided to focus on a subject close to my own heart, having had two children of my own. This subject being Diastis Recti – essentially a separation of the rectus abdominal muscles. How delightful! In my early training I was very aware of … Read more

Fascinated by Fascia…

So, what is Fascia? Fascia is the substance that encapsulates muscles and organs. Imagine peeling the skin off an orange. Underneath, each segment is wrapped in its own pod or skin.  This is similar to the human body – underneath the skin tissue, all the individual muscles and organs are wrapped in fascia. Fascia can … Read more

The Art of Symmetry…

OK, so this month my thoughts have been turning towards symmetry – a very difficult thing to achieve especially when our everyday activities and work reduce us to the most asymmetrical we have ever been! Check which ear you hold your phone to, which side you sleep on, the way you sit, which leg is … Read more

Made to Move…

At the end of last month I attended a workshop on the use of Toning Balls and the Magic circle, (not to be confused with Tony Balls and the Magic Circle, which sounds like a great name for a cabaret act…) which I thoroughly enjoyed. Our teacher was the lovely Conchita del Campo who – with … Read more

Autumn’s approach…

As Autumn is approaching I always feel this is a good time to make positive new goals, and get ready for feeling happy and healthy as we slide into those chilly winter months. I have been inspired by some old acquaintances to keep moving and look for some new challenges, so I will be looking … Read more

Welcome…

Hello and welcome to my new website!  Now that I have a little more time I am hoping to write some regular posts to keep you all updated with, not only class info and news, but any tasty Pilates or fitness bites that you may find interesting.  I will also be recommending an exercise of … Read more