New Pilates Workshop for Beginners

Ever wanted to try Pilates but didn't want to attend an established class!!Starting on the Wednesday 4th September 6 -7pm, we are holding a Pilates Class for beginners. We have 2 teachers throughout the 6 week course to guide you through each exercise. We start with the basics of breathing correctly, pelvic floor engagement then … Continue reading New Pilates Workshop for Beginners

Why the Pelvic Floor is important for men too. Yes you !

When we are teaching Pilates it can be difficult to explain to men how to engage your pelvic floor ( we don't have your extra bits!! ). So when we were re- searching for articles that best explained it in simple terms we found this fantastic article. Click on the link to have a look … Continue reading Why the Pelvic Floor is important for men too. Yes you !

Pelvic Floor, What & Where It Is ?

As some of you will know. I'm deeply passionate about the pelvic floor muscles and how we use them. If you have attended our yoga and Pilates day then you will have heard this. But those who have not then read on..... Do you know what and where the pelvic floor is? It includes our … Continue reading Pelvic Floor, What & Where It Is ?

Our First Yoga & Pilates Retreat Day

On sunday 21st October we had our first retreat day. We had done our preparation but we were still a little nervous. What were peoples expectations and how would it be received. We had a full day planned Mobilisations Yoga - Sun salutations, warrior poses, floor work and stretches. A 10 minute talk -On the … Continue reading Our First Yoga & Pilates Retreat Day

Pilates – This Mornings Thoughts

After this mornings class I thought it was important to reiterate how we engage our pelvic floor muscles! My self and Vicky are very passionate about this being done properly as doing it correctly allows you to get stronger, prevents injuries, stops pelvic floor disorders and allows you to live a healthier life. When lying … Continue reading Pilates – This Mornings Thoughts

Do You Have A Lazy Bottom?

The core doesn't just include the stomach muscles. But also incorporates the back, glutes and shoulders. If you visualise a square box from the top of your shoulders to below your bottom this is all classed as your core. The glutes are an important part of the core and is your power house. Have a … Continue reading Do You Have A Lazy Bottom?

Yoga, Pilates and the Menopause!!

This is something women are talking about more amongst themselves but often not with our partners. It's a bit like child birth, people who go through it nod and smile but in truth the realty can be very different. This article talks about the benefits of both Yoga and Pilates whilst going through the menopause. … Continue reading Yoga, Pilates and the Menopause!!

England Footballers Do Pilates Sessions

It has been proven time and time again that Pilates exercises are an important part of any persons exercise regime. Many professional sports people take part in regular Pilates sessions. Even the England football team have been completing Pilates sessions as part of their daily regime. A strong core is not about a 6 pack … Continue reading England Footballers Do Pilates Sessions