George’s words….

“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 ūüôā

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?”

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!

Another pilates class starts at Eardisland this week

A fourth pilates class started on Wednesday at Eardisland Village Hall this week, attracting 12 people, all from outside of the village – for some it was their first visit to the ¬†hall.¬†¬†Most people were new to pilates, so we started with the basics of breathing and core engagement. ¬†Lots of positive feedback at theContinue reading “Another pilates class starts at Eardisland this week”

pilates for breast cancer survivors

Last weekend I went on a training course to learn how pilates can help women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. Our tutor was an experienced Pilates Instructor and also a breast cancer survivor. ¬†We learned which exercises are of most benefit post surgery, to help restore full range of movements at the joints, toContinue reading “pilates for breast cancer survivors”