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Reformer Pilates March Madness

  OH MY DAYS. We are SO SO lucky. We now have a reformer and a half Cadillac in our 1-2-1 studio. A friend reminded me yesterday how I have been talking about having one of these for around 4 years, finally the day has come. The reformer is pretty much like a bed with […]

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The story of a man taking up Pilates

We have run our home business for over 5 years now, and for several years, I have been badgered to take up Pilates regularly. This has come from both Priya and some of our lovely class members…I have always found reasons and excuses not to regularly take up a class. But to be completely honest, […]

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Pimp Your Pelvic Floor Was a Success!

This week we ran our first Pimp Your Pelvic Floor workshop. In fact it was our first every Pilates workshop! We had 5 ladies, 4 of whom were already mums and 1 of who was 36 weeks pregnant with twins! Plus we had the company of a beautiful 11 week old baby I so so […]

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Southampton’s Newest Pilates and Wellness Studio is LAUNCHED.

It’s been a flipping exciting week. Opening our new BARN studio has been so much fun. Now the studio is actually our garage but for a few hours a week we have now tranformed it into a tranquil space that is already being loved by many. It was a fantastic excuse to have a party […]

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New Pilates in Southampton! The BARN studio is OPEN.

The studio is OPEN! WHOOOOOOOP! Oh my goodness it’s been an exciting week – and it’s only Tuesday! Yesterday we opened the studio doors for the first time. Cue squeals, jumping for joy and a victory dance from Priya. James was a little more reserved, thank goodness as that evens us out 😉 The feedback […]

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Turning those January blues to purples.

Anyone else got that January feeling? The kind of post-Christmas hangover, feeling slightly jaded, cold, fed up and a bit blue? I certainly do. Probably not helped by my delightful children not letting me have much sleep since Christmas Day – seriously just 4 hours sleep in a row would be amazing right now. I […]

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My back hurts…. what shall I do?

Many people come to us for help with their back pains and find that Pilates really helps. The act of strengthening their core, working on their posture, learning about neutral pelvis and stretching does wonders.  So here is the question. “My back hurts should I come to class this week?” It’s a tough one.  Sometimes […]

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My Pilates admission… springs, furry handles, straps and beds.

Here comes a bit of an admission…. until recently I had never been on any type of Pilates equipment. Those scary looking frames, beds and chairs with straps, furry handles and springs looked rather intimidating to me… but also intriguing and I had been dying to give them a go. I completed my level 3 […]

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Pre/Posnatal Chat on Abdominal Separation: #PPNChat

If you work with pre/postnatal women then this is for you…. come network, learn and hangout with us. The second Pre/Postnatal Twitter chat hosting by myself and @ClaireMockridge Tuesday 9 September 2014 2:30pm GMT (click here to calculate your timezone if you’re not in the UK/Europe)    Our topic this time will be ABDOMINAL SEPARATION. An important topic […]

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The FIRST Pre/Postnatal Twitter Chat – Tues 12 Aug 2014 #ppnchat

How exciting is this? I’m working with Claire Mockridge (another fab pre/postnatal instructor) to bring you the first pre/postnatal twitter chat. A great chance for instructors to network, information share and learn from each other. Twitter is a great place to meet others and pick up top tips. I’m regularly found taking part in twitter […]

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