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Client story: Martin Hunt

We’re very proud to feature our client, Martin Hunt, and his Pilates journey with us. Martin underwent spinal surgery back in 2002 and in the last three-plus years, has transformed what his body is capable of doing, thanks to Pilates. It’s been a pleasure for Kirsten to help Martin, and now it’s over to him to

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GIll Barham

An evening with…Gill Barham

Gill Barham believes that every woman and man has the right to what she calls ‘elite health’ and to look and feel younger, a goal that we can support. So we’re organising an informative and entertaining evening with Gill, a qualified health and vitality coach, Synergy ambassador and ex-nurse, at our studio on Thursday 19th October,

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stress

Aaaand…relax!

Stress, anxiety and tension are part of all our daily lives and can’t be totally avoided, but there a few things we can do to help manage the feelings that modern life brings. Whether you favour meditation, Yoga, listening to music, a bicycle ride, cooking and baking, gardening, talking to a friend or a brisk walk

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Anne and Jess

Pilates trainee update: the first three months

As most of you already know, Kirsten started the first teacher training course almost three months ago.  Here she talks about how it’s going and for the two trainees and what clients may see as they continue their training: I’ve wanted to teach and train new Pilates teachers for some time, so I was delighted to

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Extended Bridge position with a Pilates ball

Spotlight on…Resistance Bands & Pilates Balls

Regulars at our BarreConcept classes will be familiar with how Pilates balls and resistance bands can enhance this already dynamic workout.  It’s also great for plenty of mat exercises too. For those of you who haven’t used either piece of equipment, let’s look at the Pilates balls first. You might not have seen one much because

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Pregnancy & Pilates

Pilates during pregnancy…and beyond

Like the eventual children women give birth to, every pregnancy is unique.  At The Pilates Suite, we support, participate in and advocate a varied fitness routine. When it comes to pregnancy, we really do believe that Pilates is the very best fitness activity that all women can do from pre-conception all the way through to birth, then

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Women’s nutrition evening…with Sarah Zorab: supplements

Earlier this month we blogged about our women’s nutrition event, in partnership with Sarah Zorab.  In this second article, we’re covering the subject of supplements.  Most of us probably take a multi-vitamin or perhaps extra Vitamin C in the winter, but what other options do you have?  How long should you take them for?  And how

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Sarah Zorab event

Women’s nutrition evening…with Sarah Zorab

The evening of 26th January saw 14 of our clients join us for a fascinating talk from Sarah Zorab about how to achieve good nutrition for optimum women’s health and ways to improve particular conditions or challenges including digestive health, hormonal changes, energy levels and how and when to take supplements. After we welcomed guests in from

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exercise & endorphins

Make January Your ‘Yes You Can’ Month

January is a pretty rubbish month on a number of fronts, whether it’s a lack of money, the weather and feeling desperate to see and feel the sun again!  Based on some of these factors, about 10 years ago the third Monday in January was identified by a psychologist as ‘Blue Monday’, the most depressing day

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