Inspirational people

Inspirational people

Wed 4th Sep 2013

Over the summer I have had the chance to catch up with friends who inspire and rejuvenate my thinking and practice. It's difficult for us to get together as we're all busy working.One friend was teaching Pilates in Hong Kong and it's a delight to have her back over here, her sense of humour and r...

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Quench your thirst

Quench your thirst

Fri 12th Jul 2013

I saw Linda Barker cooking on TV this morning. It seems everyone is a chef these days. Now as my children will no doubt confirm my talents in the culinary department are not the best but I do have an amazing recipe for a thirst quenching (non alcoholic) summer drink and it's easier than diving of...

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Jenny's (Monday 9.45am class) garden is open this weekend!

Jenny's (Monday 9.45am class) garden is open this weekend!

Mon 8th Jul 2013

Could you please mention to the class that our garden is open for the National Gardens Scheme Charity on Sat and Sun afternoon 13/14th July ,and, that if anyone would like to see it but cannot make this weekend just phone or email me…info in Yellow book.Thank you very much. Jenny Lloyd jenny....

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Wilmslow Gardens Open in aid of Wells in Africa

Wilmslow Gardens Open in aid of Wells in Africa

Wed 5th Jun 2013

“17 beautiful local gardens around Wilmslow will be open on Saturday, 29th of June between 11 and 4.30. An opportunity to wander round amazing gardens from small cottage gardens, acre country gardens, to a garden with a working narrow gauge model railway! A fun day out for all the family. And ...

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ODE TO PHYSIOPILATES

ODE TO PHYSIOPILATES

Wed 15th May 2013

Thanks to Pam for this lovely poem : To all the lovely ladies who take the classes We come to your classes all achey and stiff then stretch on the floor -and are cured in a jiff. You lead us so kindly, we follow you blindly But feel the effects on Thursday and Friday! ...

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Pilates in Pyjamas

Pilates in Pyjamas

Fri 15th Mar 2013

Today we did something funny for money. Tracey, Lauri, Pauline, Dee and I donned our beautiful pyjamas donated by cyberjammies and along with a few brave clients we did a Pilates class taught jointly by myself and Tracey. It was hard to keep Pauline and I quiet and we had to endure Pauline's wha...

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The 50/50/50 Challenge for Christie needs your help

The 50/50/50 Challenge for Christie needs your help

Thu 7th Mar 2013

The 50/50/50 Challenge was launched locally in early 2012 with the goal of raising £50,000 for The Christie, the largest cancer treatment, research and education centre in Europe. A friend of ours has benefitted from the treatment and support provided by The Christie and seen at first hand ...

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 Victoria Pendleton gets a CBE

Victoria Pendleton gets a CBE

Thu 3rd Jan 2013

Well done Victoria and see you soon. Cyclist Victoria Pendleton gets a CBE in the honours list. She won gold and silver medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games. She is already an MBE, which she was awarded in the 2009 new year honours list. Other gold medal-winning cyclists receiving awards in t...

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Come and try a class before the Christmas period takes over!

Come and try a class before the Christmas period takes over!

Wed 31st Oct 2012

Before we know it now the clocks have gone back the year is running away with us towards the hectic Christmas period and our diaries fill up as much as our tummies do. At the studio we always have a last minute rush of people wanting to start Pilates just as we're closing for Christmas. Don't ...

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What's Wrong With Squats ?

What's Wrong With Squats ?

Tue 16th Oct 2012

A few days ago a client was telling us how her "other" personal trainer had been getting her to do squats and lunges as part of her workout. She was now experiencing lower back pain. Given that she is a middle aged lady who has been referred to us because of her bad back, this was rather w...

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