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
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
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
Studies have shown that one of the key factors in keeping our brain sharp and functioning well is to keep doing new things!
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,
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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