3 Signs You Need To Do Pilates
If you’ve experienced any of these 3 things, it’s likely that pilates will be your answer. 1. Back Pain If you suffer from back pain, knowing the right pilates exercises will give you relief. Pilates is famously known for developing core strength. Although, training the deep core muscles and gaining a six pack is not
Stuck In A Rut Healthwise?
Get Back To Your Best Shape in 5 Steps No doubt you know what it takes to get healthy and live a healthier life. You know you should eat more veggies, exercise regularly, cut out processed foods and find ways to reduce stress. But the truth is, it isn’t easy to change ingrained habits. And,
Gina’s Story – Healing the Pelvic Floor After Having A Baby
1 in 3 Women Who Have Carried A Baby Will Experience Leakage. And to get back to where you were BC (Before Childbirth!) you now practice pelvic floor exercises with religious fervour, yet still wonder if it’s really helping and worry you’ll ever be the same again. If this is your story you’re not alone!
Family Roast with Apricot Glaze
There’s something special about preparing a roast for your family. I love preparing a meal like this, knowing that it’ll bring us all together when it’s ready. The bonus of this recipe is that it feels a little bit special without being time consuming or complicated. Simply make the marinade, then arrange the veggies and
My Favourite Props for Pilates at Home
It can be so daunting to know which props you’ll need when you first start out with pilates, but it’s super exciting too! I’ll let you in on a secret. I use props to keep me from getting bored and losing interest. Plus, the right prop can make the exercises much easier and this is
Trio of Smoothies
Smoothies are such a quick and easy meal or snack and a great way to add in extra veggies! Load them up with veggies like cauliflower and spinach (Yes, it really does work!) and you’ll be adding important micronutrients and antioxidants which will boost your immunity, cell function and detoxification. These three smoothies also contain
Self care is not a luxury – It’s essential
All too often we rush around and even when we’re not, our mind is whirring a thousand miles an hour! Learning to slow down has been a priority of mine for the past few years and here are the benefits I’ve noticed in my own life. Better Focus – Taking time to reset and recharge helps
Making delicious food that is also healthy is totally achievable!
I made this Gingerbread slice with orange cashew cream icing over the weekend, and it filled the house with delightful aromas. Put on some music and get baking. I bet you and your family will love it as much as we did. Here’s the recipe. 1 1/2 cups almond meal 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2
Do You Know A New Mum?
This program has been created for her and would make a special gift! Have you ever given a gift that changed somebody’s life? We’re constantly amazed by the feedback we get from women who try ‘My Pilates Time’ for the first time. “I have finally found something that makes my body feel good and creates
Mindful Living To Find Purpose and Peace
Through mindful living, you’ll be able to enjoy the moments, find more happiness, joy and purpose. Here are some ways to build habits of mindfulness. A Morning Ritual – As the day is just beginning, sit quietly with your cup of tea and decide how you want to show up for the day. Start
Pelvic Floor Pilates Class
No matter what your stage of life, having a healthy pelvic floor is essential!In Pilates, we often focus on the core, and this usually includes exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor.Pelvic floor strength will help stabilise the pelvis and support the organs of the lower abdominal, such as the bladder and uterus.Most of us have
Live classes are game changers. Here’s why.
I’ll let you in on a secret. The first time I decided to host a live online class, I was so nervous! The truth is, I didn’t sleep much the night before because I was so worried about how it would go. I was terrified that the tech wouldn’t work for me, (well, actually to
The Joy of Slow Living
There’s nothing quite like that first quiet cup of tea in the morning! Camping this week, I was able to sit by this lake and soak it all in! The bird song was incredible, the lake changed colour every moment and the cool mountain air filled my lungs and soul. My message for
Spiced Carrot Cake
I’ve got a new recipe for you this week which I think you’ll love.
It’s a deliciously spiced, nutty and moist carrot cake.
When was the last time you did something for the first time?
Studies have shown that one of the key factors in keeping our brain sharp and functioning well is to keep doing new things!
Nourish, energise and thrive! — with MORE!
I wish you love, joy, abundance and good health in 2022!
‘Add-Ons’ To Your Pilates Routine
Increase the benefits to your Pilates workouts with these ‘add ons’.
Sticky Black Rice with Mango and Pistashios
Simple, sumptuous and incredibly tasty, say hello to my Sticky Black Rice Pudding!
Maintaining Bone Health
Osteoporosis is a common concern for many women. Weight bearning exercises can be helpful in maintaining bone density and reducing fractures.
Real stories, real life – Caroline and baby James
Real life, real stories.
Caroline and baby James.
10 Tricks to Getting Your Home Workouts Done – When You Lack Motivation
Often women put a lot of pressure on themselves when they set their expectations of their fitness goals. Of course, our intentions are admirable. We want to be the healthiest and best versions of ourselves we can. We want to be overflowing with motivation and not waiver from the course. But not living up to
Warm chai-infused chia pudding
Chia puddings are not just for Summer time. Try this deliciously warming spiced pudding.
Are you waking up stiff and sore? I can help you!
I rolled out of bed the other day and felt much older than 43! After a day travelling in the car I could barely bend over to put my shoes on! ( Embarrassing to say as a Pilates teacher – I know!) It didn’t take long for my body to feel happy again. – Truely,
Cake with Jam and Cream — For BREAKFAST!
You never have to feel guilty about indulging with these naturally sweet, wholesome muffins.
Ten things to throw away right now
By making organisation and decluttering part of your everyday routine, you’ll eliminate that super overwhelming task of sorting out a huge mess!
The 3 most common questions I get asked.
I get asked these questions all the time! Maybe you have wondered about these things too.
Tight hips and how to stretch
Having tight hips can be painful and restrictive and can also affect your back. These stretches can help you feel better.
I’m a Pilates Instructor, and these are the moves I swear by.
If you struggle with shoulder, neck and back stiffness sometimes, then you’ll love these Pilates moves. They will help you feel like moving is easy and reduce tension.
Quick Chocolate Cookies
You’ll love these healthy chocolate cookies! The best thing is, they are so quick to make and quick to bake!
Creating Your Pilates Space at Home
Create a beautiful space at home that will inspire you to do Pilates.
Why Pilates is different.
Pilates – for the women who don’t like exercise!
You might just surprise yourself and find you become a Pilates lover too!
Fresh New Smoothie Recipe
Oh my goodness! You are going to LOVE this flavour combo!
– Choc /Mint Dream
3 Daily Stretches That Will Keep you Active
If you’re feeling stiff and creaky, then these three simple stretches will get you moving. Feel better with just a few stretches daily.
5 Things to Avoid When Starting a Health Kick
When you decide it’s time to do something about your health, it can be confusing and overwhelming to know what to do first.
Avoid common mistakes and finally get the results you want!
Get Ready for the Slopes
Get your body ready for the slopes with these exercises to feel strong, balanced and reduce the chance of injury.
3 Simple Ways to feel good and look after yourself today
We all know that giving to ourselves is important. It’s often the little things that can make all the difference to feeling your best.
“I’m Not Tech Savvy!”
Do you feel unsure about joining an online Pilates class?
I’m here to help you feel confident with the technology and enjoy Pilates at home!
How to get into Shape with 15 minute workouts
I was thrilled when I realised that I could tone my body and get into shape with 15 minute Pilates sessions.
Do you get a Stiff Neck?
Have you got a stiff neck?
Here are some gentle stretches you can do, which will release the tension.
These 3 Simple Habits will make you feel better and look younger.
Make these 3 habits part of you day, and you’ll feel better, and look younger!
No Pain, No Gain?
I bet you’ve heard people say, “ No pain, no gain”. I hear this all the time, and it’s such a shame that women believe this. Let me show you the problems with this thinking. Firstly, who wants to be in pain? It doesn’t sound like fun to me! I can’t imagine the level of
Did you know that you can get into shape with 15 minute workouts?
Did you know you can get into the best shape of your life with 15 minute workouts? I can show you how moving well and doing the right moves can make you feel your best. Pilates will tone, strengthen and energise you. And it only takes 15 minutes a day!
Understanding Why Muscle Tone is Important as we Age
The best moves to maintain muscle tone are the weight bearing moves. Where you support your own weight, say on all fours. There are many exercises you can do here which are perfect.
Hello. I’m Beth. I help women get into the best shape of their life with Pilates. I got started with Pilates and became interested in health as I saw my own life improve as I learnt how to nurture the key components of health.
Stop surviving with stiffness and start living with energy
Do you have stiff joints? These simple moves really will make the difference. You’ll notice more freedom in your body, and feel more energised.
Get Strong legs with moves you can do in the Kitchen
Some of us want to feel more steady on our feet when walking, others are looking for strong skiing legs and some of us what flexibility to get up and down easily when playing with our kids.
I’ve made a quick video that you can do in the kitchen, while you are waiting for the kettle to boil! These moves really do help tone and strengthen your legs and toosh!
4 Moves to Tone your Arms
Tone your arms with these 4 simple moves. You’ll need some 1 kg weights and follow along with me.
Can’t get to a class? Don’t worry.
Can’t get the gym as often as you’d like? Don’t worry! Move with mindfulness throughout your day and see how keeping moving will give you energy, stop the aches and pains and help you maintain your muscle tone..
How to Get the Most out of Your Pilates Workouts
Here are my best tips for getting the most out of your Pilates time. Using these helpful ideas will help you make your Pilates session effective and you’ll reap the benefits of your exercise time.
Have the wobbles?
Feel strong and stable with good balance. Pilates can help! Ankle strength, a strong core and stable hips will keep you balanced and centred.
The ‘ All or Nothing’ Approach
I see my Pilates clients do best, when they are kind to themselves and listen to their bodies. Learn to eat and move intuitively. A balanced approach to exercise, taking into consideration your lifestyle, commitments and timeframe will set you up for success.
Cleaning your Pilates Mat
It’s important to keep your Pilates mat clean. Here is a natural solution you can make at home to keep your mat clean.
Helpful Ideas for staying on track
Helpful tips to stay on track with your fitness and health routine. Find ways to make it easier for yourself to maintain health and your Pilates workouts.
4 tips for getting the most out of Pilates
Pilates has helped me to understand that Pilates can achieve many beneficial outcomes. Of course, there’s the desired physical outcome of long, lean and toned muscles, a strong core and increased flexibility. Also, the emotional benefits of a healthy mind and clear head are outcomes that also flow from your Pilates practise.
Does Your Body Ache After Travelling?
Does your body ache after traveling? Whether you travel for business or pleasure, find out how to look after your body and avoid the aches and pains.
Detox Stretch 2
This Pilates video will help you engage your core and strengthen the back of your body.
Stretches to complement your Detox
A good friend and colleague of mine, nutritionist Sonja McCord, is currently running a detox program. – I’m always picking up good health tips and recipes from Sonja! That’s just what you need – friends who can inspire you with a new recipe they tried, or something new that the kids will love! What you eat
Banana Pancakes for the Birthday Boy!
Banana pancakes for breakfast are a filling and healthy treat for the family.
I still love to hand write! Use this little chart to note down your thoughts and goals for a healthy month! Click here to download. Beth
Chia Seed Puddings
Looking for a fresh, healthy idea for breakfast?
Try these Chia Seed Puddings and top with your favourite fresh fruit. A perfect breakfast for when the weather is warm.