Imagine popping a pill that eases back pain!

May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

We can all dream of the imaginary pill, but only last week I realised I wasn’t in pain anymore and no pill had been taken!  After years of suffering I made a choice to adjust my movements and lifestyle with the intention of prevention! Thankfully I have reaped the rewards and have made these changes…

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Would you consider your mind healthy?

May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

We all know the benefits of physical exercise but what about mental exercise? Meditation is an excellent way to exercise the brain. Meditation helps strengthen the mind’s ability to be aware of and focus thoughts. Studies show how meditation may reduce blood pressure, anxiety, depression and insomnia. For me 10 to 15 minutes a day…

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“Why go to Yoga?”

Oct 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’m desperate to go to Yoga. It’s not liked I haven’t tried. Tuesday I arranged for my son to be looked after so I could go to Yoga. I show up but the class is cancelled so today. I arrange to go into Bath, my mum to have the children and arrive at Yoga 20…

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Pilates or Yoga?

Aug 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

What are the differences between Pilates and Yoga? There are many different opinions on this and it depends on the teacher too. My Yoga classes are focussed on increasing flexibility, being mindful, introducing movement and meditation. The classes flow from pose to pose. My Pilates classes are focussed around strengthening the muscles of the core, stretching…

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Pilates or Yoga mat? Which one should you buy?

Aug 13, 2018 | 1 Comment

Whether you are new to Yoga or Pilates or have been practicing for years there is an exercise mat for you. This post will give you an overview of the differences between Yoga & Pilates mats and help you find the right mat for you. Yoga mats can still be used in Pilates and vice…

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