Sam introduced me to Pilates when she was my Personal Trainer and I enjoyed it so much that I started going to her Pilates Class. That was over 2 years ago and I’m still going! Sam is a lovely thoughtful trainer and although I am in a class I still get individual attention if I need it. Sam keeps her classes small so that she can do this. Sam’s classes are gentle, enjoyable and inspiring and I come away feeling calmer and walking taller – my oasis in a very busy week .

Eleanor B.

On.. Grit

I have been reading Grit by Angela Duckworth. Working in the fitness industry for over a decade has made me curious about why some people give up and why some people show up day in and day out. The book is not fitness specific, and discusses grit or resilience from...

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Perfect Posture

Everyday life has a big impact on our posture. One of the simplest daily self-care habits you can develop is an awareness of your posture doing different tasks throughout the day. When you are standing waiting in a queue. When you are working. When you on using your...

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When you HAVE to change

Change has been on my mind as it has popped up a few times for me recently where I have had to change because of circumstances out with my control. I think it worth looking at how you react around change as it gives us a good heads up around the changes the menopause...

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Carbs and the Menopause

You can become more sensitive to carbs in your menopausal years. Combined with a sensitivity to stress and it easily leads to an expending waistline which is hard to reduce. ‘Eat less, exercise more’ no longer works and often has the opposite effect, or so it seems....

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Quarterly May 2017

Last quarter was all about learning with three mini courses. This quarter is all about letting that information percolate and sink in. I have also been working on, online course structure and wrote about that here You may have read on my previous blogs about...

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On..being unhurried

Unhurried is a word my Yoga teacher uses which sums up where I'm trying to get to just now! I am at the tail end of a summer cold. I can't remember the last time I had one, but it has been fairly stubborn and lot's of rest has been required and taking life a bit...

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Self-care as a Business Metric

Whether you are an entrepreneur or an employee, on a regular basis you will review your work performance. These tend to be business metrics, which does not tell the full picture of how the way you are working affects your health and wellbeing. In order to meet your...

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Healthy eating in hotels

I was away for five days on a Pilates course. Which meant staying in a hotel and eating out for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Fab you may think, but my everyday food choices at home were not available so it was time to research beforehand and define some rules for my...

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