31 January

Hip, Knee, Ankle Pain? Check your feet!

Hip, Knee, Ankle Pain?  Check your feet!

If you’re sitting or laying down, your knees (and ankles to some degree) aren’t weight baring; generally it won’t be noticeable if there is an imbalance or some damage in the muscles that produce the movement around these joints.  It’s when we translate weight through the legs during standing, walking, that the problems may present. When you walk, are you aware how […]

15 December

Somatic Unwinding

Somatic Unwinding

So far, the experience has been profound.  I’m feeling a need on some level to do some crazy exercise to shake it all up and get back into my past default in questing for muscular strength.  However, having just received a second 1:1 hands on session of Body Mind Centering, from the lead trainer Katy […]

19 April

Moving In – The Most Important Physical Relationship

Moving In – The Most Important Physical Relationship

To learn, at least in this physical plane, if something hurts, how does it want to be treated in order to heal? We know instinctively, intuitively what is good for us, the body is an accessible tool to help find answers within. Physical manifestations of pain have been said to start in the psyche, i.e. something […]

29 February

NEW PILATES CLASS! Thursday 8pm In Hackney!

NEW PILATES CLASS!  Thursday 8pm In Hackney!

I’m very excited to announce – New Pilates class alert!! Starting THIS Thursday 3rd March, 8-9pm at Love Your Body Health Hub! Come on down and get warm from the inside out 😉 Tone up your buns whilst you work on your core! Learn about how to move more optimally and, not just fortify your […]

29 February

Pilates for Posture – Upper back and Shoulders

Pilates for Posture – Upper back and Shoulders

Sunday 13th March 12.00 – 14.30   Do you ever notice yourself or those around you with classic hunched shoulders and neck when checking ones phone or other electronic device?  Even when reading a paper book it seems that we don’t do enough to counter this forward curving position to help the body to find balance […]

29 January

Pilates for Posture Workshop – Sitting and Standing

Pilates for Posture Workshop – Sitting and Standing

Pilates for Posture – Sitting and Standing Sunday 7th Feb 12.00 – 14.30 How are you sitting (or standing) right now?  Are your pelvis and spine aligned and well?  Does it even matter?When we allow our vertebra (bones in the spine) to stack optimally, not only does this allow us to breathe fully, move easily, and […]

21 August

Frazzled?

Frazzled?

  I’m being blessed with many sessions to instruct recently, from meditation through to strong Pilates classes, thus I see a lot of bodies and the majority of them seem to be more tired than I realised at this time of year! Caffeine helps but for how long? Getting more into instructing the physical side […]

13 May

What is and who was Pilates?

What is and who was Pilates?

Pilates, previously termed ‘Contrology’ by its founder, Joseph Pilates, is a method which combines core-conditioning with spinal alignment; strength training, especially in the deep core muscles (through the back, trunk, hips, legs and shoulder girdle) and breath awareness.  Pilates’ Contrology was designed to use the mind to control the muscles, building strength in both as […]