~This is Charlie Brown occasionally spotted hanging out in the studio. To celebrate my friendship with Charlie and to help create a more mindful walk with her. I am sharing 5 top tips on how to create a more calming, mindful walk with your furry pal! 1) Enjoy a sniff walk The nose is the […]
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New Year’s Resolutions – we make them, we break them, we guilt ourselves about them – but what if this year we made a resolution that we could feel good about and actually keep? The truth of the matter is that you can make and re-make resolutions at any time – not just in January! […]
3 Reasons to come to my Stretch Class I have trained in a number of styles of dance so have always had the importance of stretch drilled into my head from an early age. The importance, benefits and the safe practise of Stretching really have been part of me since I could basically walk! I […]
Why Sit Ups Won’t Fix Abdominal Separation or Flatten Your Stomach If you’re prone to storing weight around your midsection; you’ve had a baby recently; you’re desperate to get rid of your ‘mummy tummy’; and/or, despite every attempt at exercise, that pesky section of fat under your belly button is still there, we are here […]
Social interaction and bonding, whether with peers in the same group, team or class, or with a partner or a child, all have been shown to be beneficial for your health. Emotions such as affection and trust characterise bonding. Group fitness classes bring a social element to exercising which helps with motivation and commitment. The […]
Should we or shouldn’t we plank? Planks are a phenomenal exercise for core strengthening, but only if done correctly. Holding a plank will engage multiple muscle groups simultaneously, and in doing so will work more than just your core, by also working the glutes and hamstrings. A plank supports correct posture and improves balance.
Taking a break can be good for you. The holidays are coming and how are you going to juggle everything from family, social events, cooking, shopping and even the wrapping? During this festive period, it is often difficult to make exercising a priority. Please don’t beat yourself up over this, as taking a break from […]