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If You Don't Use It, You Will Lose It


We have all heard this term before, but many forget the implications. Movement is proven time and time again as the best mode of therapy for prevention and treatment of many musculoskeletal conditions. 

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Super Summer Porridge


Super Summer Porridge


Starting the day right by eating a good breakfast helps to make continually good food choices for the rest of the day. Usually we are rushing around in the mornings and it is very easy to forget breakfast. This means we will be less alert, have lower concentration levels and it will be more challenging to function effectively throughout the day.

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Orange Chia Seed Pudding



This chia pudding is wonderful for breakfast, dessert or as a during-the-day snack.  I love that you can easily make this ahead of time and keep it in the fridge for a couple of days ready for when you need.  

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Why Is A Postural Analysis Important When Starting Pilates?


Pilates Postural Analysis

A postural analysis is necessary when starting Pilates to enable Pilates Instructors to create an exercise program which caters for your needs. These may include injuries, muscular imbalances, weakness, poor posture, lack of range of movement or other physical goals that have brought you to beginning your journey with us.

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Sweet Potato With Eggs And Avocado


Sweet Potato With Eggs And Avocado


At breakfast you should try to get a serving of protein, good fats and slow release carbohydrates.  This savoury breakfast bowl is easy to make and tastes delicious!  You can also make the sweet potato the night before and the eggs if you wish however I do love this with warm eggs.  If doing a morning Pilates class then a very small serving of this is a great way to have energy whilst doing Pilates without the digestive issues.

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Addressing That We Are Multidimensional Beings



Back Massage

It is becoming increasingly recognised in our society today that we are so much more than just our physical body.  There is a direct connection between the mind and our body. The ancient practices and Eastern philosophies have recognised this for aeons and now modern science is slowly catching up as more and more research is proving that indeed the mind and body are intertwined.

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Chickpea Crumble




Admittedly this recipe was kind of an accident.  I rushed home from the Pilates studio to make some lunch and thought I would like a chickpea pattie as so as to introduce more legumes in to my diet.  

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What is the difference between group reformer classes and small group Pilates classes?


Why did Pilates create his own method?  

Initially, Joe turned to exercise and athletics for as a child Joe suffered asthma and other ailments. To battle these ailments he was always studying various exercise programs to expand his knowledge. He became captivated by the classical Greek ideal of a man.  One who was balanced in body, mind, and spirit and from here he began to develop his own exercise system based on this concept.

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Why A Morning Stretch Routine Is Beneficial


Girl Sitting In Pilates Studio

More so than ever, todays’ fast paced, technology driven society is driving our stress levels and anxiety through the roof. As soon as the morning alarm rings, our mind goes into overdrive with the day’s to-do list and more often than not we overstimulate our waking body with social media. 

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Why Exercise Is Important During Winter



Pilates In Winter

As the weather becomes cold and dreary we favour a hibernation mode, enjoying cosy time on the sofa or bed with a cup of tea, reading that new book, catching up on a TV series, not to mention the hearty, warming casseroles.

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