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New year ambitions for 2019!

The New Year is always a welcomed fresh start to most people. The reflection of the previous year and all it’s good & bad, and the desire, ambition, and excitement to achieve more for the coming year ahead. Most “New Year resolutions” however seem to stem from...

Core Pilates: Top 8 errors when doing core exercises

There are SO many different ways to work your core!  As the fitness industry has grown exponentially in recent years, there is now so much choice, opinion, and advice! This also leads to so many mistakes being made. Perform your core exercises with precise technique...

Clam exercise- Why it doesn’t always work

The pilates exercise the "clam" is a hugely popular exercise. It is used in pilates and fitness classes, on gym floors, and for rehabilitation. Yes, I use it all the time too both for work and my personal practise. But is using the clam always the answer? There are...

Society- why do we feel the need to please?

I have never been one for considering what society or other people think too much throughout life; I mean we all care at some stage but I have never let it bother me to the point it has strongly influenced my decisions. In fact, I usually always know what I want and...

Pilates Breathing- Why it is so important!

How often do you think about how you breathe? I’m guessing not very often! Becoming familiar with your natural breathing pattern can have a positive effect on your mental health, emotions, reactions to stress and anxiety, and muscular tensions. Breathing more...

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