One of my favourite things…

One of the best things about personal Coaching is hearing feedback from my clients about how improved fitness levels are impacting their quality of life. Whether it’s going on longer walks, taking up new activities , gardening without back ache, simply being able to put socks on with ease, or booking adventure holidays with confidence,Continue reading “One of my favourite things…”

New pilates class starting in Leominster..

New pilates class will be starting at The Forbury Chapel in Leominster on Tuesdays, 11.30 -12.30  starting September 23rd. Suitable for beginners. More information is on website http://www.dawnarkellpilates.wordpress.com or phone Dawn 01568 615239 to book a place.

Dust down those Stability balls ready for action…

The stability ball is a great piece of equipment to use in pilates. They challenge our bodies in a different way and are good fun too!  I’m hoping we can use them in my mixed level classes at the end of August . It will be possible if most people have their own balls to bringContinue reading “Dust down those Stability balls ready for action…”

How balanced are you?

My Pilates for Gardeners class today, focused on balance. Gardening often requires us to lean or reach, taking us off balance, so not surprising that most gardening injuries are caused by falls. We used the pilates poles for standing balance work and the Thera-Band to stretch tight muscles.  Can you stand really tall, lift oneContinue reading “How balanced are you?”