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Why counting calories and avoiding fat doesn’t serve women in midlife..
Hi If you’re a woman in midlife, and trying to manage weight gain using the old ways of counting calories and ditching fat, I had to share this brilliantly clear and concise interview with you, explaining why it often doesn’t serve us and can actually be detrimental to health. I hope you find it asContinue reading “Why counting calories and avoiding fat doesn’t serve women in midlife..”
“Since meeting Dawn and starting Pilates lessons on a private basis, I have improved, balance, posture and my body flexibility. Overall I am fitter and my problem areas of back, kneck and knees are just much more flexible and with less pain.. Before Pilates. I struggled, because of a stiff neck, to look far toContinue reading “George’s words….”
It’s a balancing act!
A week of lots of standing balance work with all my classes. For those who realised they were wobblier than they thought!!…..this exercise sheet will be available next week if you want to practice at home.(thanks Pat for demo-ing).Well done folks. Have a balanced weekend 🙂
Find your trainers, dust off your Pilates mats, classes start back again tomorrow. Looking forward to catching up with you all after our break, and doing some PILATES!
Is your Pelvic floor up to the job?
Very interesting training day on Saturday on Pelvic floor muscle function and dysfunction . It’s a bigger problem than anyone talks about, affecting 5 million people in the UK, men and women! The impact on lives can be huge. It’s the second most common reason for someone to be taken into a care home. GuessContinue reading “Is your Pelvic floor up to the job?”
Another satisfying teaching week, using the bands. Some of the comments I’ve heard : ” ..I feel taller” “…. I feel more confident” ” ….I can leap out of the bath now!”
Mobile Notice board does the rounds
So many of my class members are involved in interesting projects and events that I thought it would be nice to share them…so this noticeboard will be coming with me to all 5 venues I teach at, between now and Christmas. It’s only its second week on tour but is already proving popular!