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Train your Core off the Floor

Posted by Posted In Fitness, Pilates, Yoga

Many years ago as a newly trained Pilates instructor, I met a woman whose pelvic floor muscles had suffered following the birth of her second child.  I asked whether she […]

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Diet for Mind, Body & Soul

Posted by Posted In Diet, Health, Yoga

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Most of us eat mindlessly most of the time… eating sensibly to enable body and mind to work harmoniously …so it is with the sattvic diet

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The Dangers of Belly Fat

Posted by Posted In Health

Everyone wants toned abs, whether it’s a flat belly for the ladies or a six pack for the men and one of the most common requests in an exercise class […]

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Balanced Fitness Routine

Posted by Posted In Fitness

A well balanced fitness routine should include cardiovascular exercise, strength training, flexibility and a healthy dose of restorative work to keep body, mind and soul together.  Everyone has their favourite forms […]

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Benefits of Pilates & Yoga

Posted by Posted In Health, Pilates, Yoga

Over 45 million people – and this is a conservative estimate – practice and enjoy the many benefits of Pilates and yoga worldwide.  Not only are these classes a popular feature […]

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What is Yoga

Posted by Posted In Yoga

Entire books are written on the question “what is yoga”, but I’m going to attempt to give a very brief overview.  Many millions of people practice yoga all over the […]

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Diaphragmatic Breathing Benefits

Posted by Posted In Health, Pilates, Yoga

Diaphragmatic breathing has many benefits and should be the way we all breathe.  A client mentioned recently how she has come to understand the benefits of the breathing techniques she […]

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Salad in a Jar

Posted by Posted In Diet

The idea of a salad in a jar has become increasingly popular over the past few years and makes the ideal “packed lunch”.  The airtight jar keeps the salad fresh, […]

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A Day with Paula Creamer

Posted by Posted In Life

Just before the start of the 2016 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, I had the pleasure of meeting Paula Creamer, the American professional golfer and HSBC ambassador.  I was lucky […]

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3 Lesser Known Reasons to Lose Weight

Posted by Posted In Diet, Health, Life

Everyone knows that obesity is bad for your health – heart disease, hypertension and diabetes being the better known problems, but I want to talk about 3 lesser known reasons […]

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