21 Dec 2018

What is anxiety? What is its purpose?

Anxiety organises our responses to threats to our life, health and wellbeing. Focuses on our escape from danger. It encompasses feelings of unease, worry and fear – and this includes both the emotions and the physical sensations we...

21 Dec 2018

How to help your healing in the days after giving birth

21 Dec 2018

I'm so delighted and proud to say that I have passed my first level of Teaching Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy with the British Mindfulness Institute. My own mental health as a mum has been so powerfully enhanced by MBCT techniques in the writing of The Super...

28 Feb 2016

One thing I am grateful for every day is that I really love my job…teaching Pilates is such a brilliant thing to be able to do, partly because it’s something that is a continuous learning curve, not only for learning about the clients that I have in my classes, where l...

28 Feb 2016

The idea of going to a Pilates class when you’re feeling low on energy reserves is always an unappealing one. I have been there many times, at the end of a long day feeling like getting out of the house to get to class is a huge feat when you’re tired and warm and cosy...

28 Feb 2016

This morning I dragged myself out of a cosy snuggle with my toddler at 7am and cycled to the gym to take part in a Pilates class. Now, technically I could have simply done an hour’s workout in my own studio space, but I think it’s so important to have a class experienc...

28 Feb 2016

Sometimes having children can be like watching a time-lapse video. It takes my breath away how quickly phases seem to have passed when looking back, despite feeling like a hundred years when you’re in the thick of explosive nappies, tantrums, negotiations, picking-your...

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