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Teacher Training

    “ We are over the halfway mark now in our training and the time has gone in a flash. So quickly it is really scary! Somehow, despite it seeming unlikely at the start, exercises are starting to stick in the memory. There is no time to relax however as Kirsten keeps up the pressure

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dance & pilates

Sport & Pilates Series: Dance

Many people believe that Pilates was created for dancers but in fact, that’s not quite true. When Joseph Pilates opened his first studio in New York in 1926 with his wife Clara, he shared the building with the New York City Ballet. By way of a happy coincidence, that’s why so many dancers took up Pilates

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spine

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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Sports & Pilates Series…Tennis

Most tennis players and armchair fans alike will be looking forward to the Aegon Tournament at Queens and the Wimbledon Championships, when the grass season kicks off in a month’s time. When it comes to ‘celebrity’ sportsmen and women, tennis was probably the first sport where players talked publicly about the benefits their game received 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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