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New online Pilates classes this week

Check out our newest online Pilates classes that are now ready for you in our Member area: All levels #48: Build on your practice Challenge yourself in this progressive session with Christine. She offers intermediate options including the bicycle balanced...

February Step Challenge results are in!

Well done to everyone who took part in our our 'February Step Challenge'! We would like to say a huge thank you to those of you who shared you progress and weekly updates on our Facebook social group. Your positivity and commitment helped your fellow members of...

New on demand Pilates classes

Check out our new on demand Pilates classes that are now ready for you in our Member area: Beginners #33: Full body flow This class has a relaxed feel throughout, beginning with some mobility exercises to reset posture and alignment before introducing moves to increase strength in...

Core strength

Core strength is fundamental for the health of your spine. Strengthening your core muscles, the transverse abdominis in particular, will increase support for your spine, improve back mobility, reduce stiffness and pain, and basically allows the spine to perform at its best.  Learn and practice...

New Pilates classes this week

Check out our new Pilates classes that are now ready for you in our Member area: Beginners #32: Full body precision Strengthen your whole body and improve flexibility in this session with Giuseppe. You will begin with mobilisation exercises to activate the muscles and concentrate on breathing...

Is walking the most underrated form of exercise?

Health and fitness professionals often recommend walking as it helps to improve levels of physical fitness, mental health and wellbeing. Walking is a simple low impact exercise that can be easily fitted into your daily routine. Everyone can benefit from walking, regardless of their age, any...

Standing stretches for runners

Stretching after your run or walk is important in order to maintain a wide range of movement within your body. It brings many benefits which include injury prevention, reducing pain and stiffness in addition to improving performance. Learn and practice our recommended 6 standing stretches...

New classes are ready for you!

Flexibility & mobility #19: Upper body focus This session will to help to improve your body's mobility and flexibility. In this class, Giuseppe puts the focus on the neck, shoulders and upper back. It will help you to reduce or prevent pain in that area. It...

February Step Challenge Tips

Check out this short video with Christine (and her assistant!) where we offer advice to help improve your posture whilst walking. By making adjustments to your posture you can breath deeper, be lighter on your feet, prevent injury and achieve results quicker....

February Step Challenge

Whether you're a runner, walker or just looking for motivation to get you moving, our 'February Step Challenge' will help keep you on track with your physical activity goals. Our challenge, which is aimed at all levels of fitness, gives you individual accountability as...

New on demand Pilates classes this week

Beginners #29: Pilates flow This class is perfect for those who have recently started Pilates or are just returning to their practice after a break. You will cover some of the classic Joseph Pilates exercises with some early progression options with Christine....

New Pilates classes this week!

Beginners #28: Simply Pilates Enjoy Giuseppe's session that focuses on simple Pilates exercises that allow you to really connect with your muscles. You'll feel the benefits instantly within your body and mind. Giuseppe moves at a slow pace so you can connect your muscles, breathing and...

Is it better to exercise little and often?

Most of us know the benefits of exercise, from improving energy, sleep, mood and health, to reducing anxiety, stress and depression. However, we also lead busy and hectic lives and we struggle to imagine how we can fit an exercise plan into our precious time....

Back health: help is here!

With research during lockdown showing that the number of people suffering from back pain is increasing, we are introducing a specific 'Back health' class in addition to our new classes every week. Each class will last around 30 minutes and we hope this will help...

How can I keep my New Year resolutions?

The festive holiday period is often a time associated with overindulgence and relaxation but with this often comes a sense of guilt and even regret as our bodies ultimately pay the price. It’s important to point out that nobody is immune to the many temptations...