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Why every runner should be doing Pilates

15/07/19

Pilates, with the right instructor (thats me!) can highlight your weaknesses and what areas of the body you need to work on to improve your stride length, cadence and efficiency. With this insight you will reduce your risk of injury...

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Pilates every damn day

09/07/19

I teach 11 group Pilates classes and 6 one to one Pilates sessions a week however I wasn’t practicing what I preached, I wasn’t doing Pilates for myself. I know better than this so I have committed to doing a...

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Kelowna Half Marathon

09/07/19

My first international race and number 7 of my Thirteen 13s challenge. Whilst on holiday in Canada in June we took part in the Kelowna half marathon. It was a fairly quiet race in terms of spectators and atmosphere, maybe...

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Pilates for Scoliosis

02/07/19

Scoliosis is a medical condition where the spine curves, a curve over 10 degrees is classed as scoliotic. The curves can be either a C curve or a S curve. Research has found that curves measuring between 10 and 35...

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Downfacing dog

20/05/19

Downfacing dog or Adho Mukha Svanasana – my favourite pose. Ill be honest, it used to be my least favourite pose, I hated it! Heres why, it was overused in flow classes, everyone else would be in down facing dog...

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Chester half marathon

20/05/19

Yesterday we ran Chester half marathon, not the flat course everyone said it would be but good results all round. If you’ve been reading this blog regularly you will know that my goal this year is a sub 2 hour...

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Flexible ankles

13/05/19

How much movement do you have in your ankles and feet? Are your feet restricted by wearing shoes all day? Having flexible ankles makes your gait (walking pattern) be more efficient and helps prevent injuries further up the chain e.g....

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Omm Lite – we survived!

13/05/19

Last weekend saw us take on our biggest challenge of the year – the Omm Lite. This was two days of running whilst self navigating, we had to cover at least a half marathon each day for my Thirteen 13...

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