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Are you living a RICH life?

Well, it's that time of year when we are rapidly approaching closing Balance doors for the summer holidays.  It's also that time of year when many people wonder why on earth do we do that? Why...

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Walking for wellbeing

As a Pilates teacher I'm sure you will all know that I'm a huge fan of Mind/Body exercise and one of my favourite Mind/Body ways to exercise (besides Pilates!) is walking. I LOVE walking......I find...

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Mindful Yoga For All

An all inclusive gentle yoga class where the focus is on being Mindful and that means achieving the best alignment for you. Yoga is at its core for every ‘body’ and this class will be tailored to...

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Do you strive to the The Best?

This is something that I struggled with a lot, and to be honest it still rears it’s ugly head every now and again. Most of us doubt our abilities, we feel we are not good enough, that there is...

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Fear less, Love more

Last week I ran a session for the Newark Breast Cancer support group, it was an evening session and they had asked me to do whatever I wanted as long as it was around 90 mins.  I had been told...

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From stillness into Flow

I wanted to do a follow on from last's weeks blog about Creativity. I talked about Flow and how being in the Flow allows you to create with ease and efficiency, so this week I want to elaborate a...

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Creativity – how you can create more

We are all aware that we live in a super-fast-paced world, things happen quickly and things are always changing, nothing ever really stays the same for long. So where does that leave us when we are...

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Why Wait, by Philippa Bottrill

After last week’s blog about our precious time, I wanted to share this poem with you. Why wait till the end to ask ourselves did we get what we want from this life of ours? did we find our joy and...

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