Why Achieve Pilates?

One of the reasons why I love Pilates so much (you can read about my love affair with Pilates here) is due to the mind-body benefits. One of the BIGGEST benefits for me is the fact that for that one hour you get to focus just on ‘you’ and nothing else – how often do…

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What IS Pilates?

Pilates is many things to many people and there are hundreds of reasons why people all over the world start Pilates but some of the most common reasons I hear at my classes are:  ‘I need to chill out’ ‘I’ve got a sore back and someone told me Pilates is good for backs’ ‘I want…

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A ‘slow-burn’ love affair

A couple of weeks ago Darren wrote about how we got together and the story actually reminded me of my relationship with Pilates. When Darren and I first met we were just friends for a while and it took quite a bit of persistence on his behalf to get me to agree to go out…

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Struggling to sleep?

I’ve lost count of the amount of times people say to me at class – ‘I get the best night’s sleep of the week tonight’! One of my lady’s made the comment again last night so I thought I’d write a quick piece about why this happens after a Pilates class. Good quality sleep is…

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Pelvic floor issues? Incontinence? Prolapse? Maybe I can help; here’s how…

Two weeks ago I spent the weekend in London training to become a Hypopresive Method Instructor – the course was amazing, eye-opening and absolutely fascinating and I’m now proud to say that I am one of only 40 trained professionals in the UK able to deliver this technique to clients. The Hypopresive Method is brand new in…

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Winter Workout

Below is tonight’s Pilates workout.  If you prefer you can download it to your computer and transfer to your smart phone or tablet.

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New Classes for 2013

I’m pleased to announce that in January I am adding two extra extra classes to my timetable. In addition to the Monday evening at Park Hill School in Allesley I will also now be at Body Perfect Personal Training Studio on a Tuesday 6.15 – 7.15pm and Aldermans Green Scout Hut on a Friday 10am…

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