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February blog – living in tune with the natural world

For me, February marks a milestone in my year. It is a turning point in the cycle of our seasons, as the natural world transitions from winter towards spring. As I write, the recent weather conditions have been very wild and very wet interspersed with very snowy, very sub ...

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January 2021 Keep moving what you can keep moving!

Yes we are in lockdown again, yes it's tough and yes our bodies maybe grumbling more than we would like or maybe we are grumbling at our bodies and how they look and feel! But no, that doesn't mean we give up and no it doesn't mean we can't be proactive ...

4 | Aches and pains, agility, be ready, exercise, Hope, invest in your health, just do it, little and often, Maintain a healthy lifestyle, mind and body refresh, Motivation for exercise, Move your body
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December 2020: Power up and power down your mind and body for greater health!

Despite this year of extraordinary and unprecedented challenges drawing to a close, we can still rise up and be strong and reconnected with ourselves. We are living through a time that goes against all that makes us human; time to touch, to congregate, to move our bodies, to still our ...

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October – Reconnect mind and body

It's been many months since I last wrote, to share my thoughts and insights. This morning, as I began to focus on writing to you, I was asking myself why it had been so long since I'd put finger tips to keyboard? As I pondered, it turns out there are ...

0 | Breathe for life, Breathing, exercise, invest in your health, Maintain a healthy lifestyle, mind and body refresh, Move your body
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April blog 2020 Take a moment to achieve greater affinity between your mind and body.

The power of our breath and our ability to "read" our body cannot be over stated in terms of what it contributes to our headspace and physical presence. Sometimes we are in an unwittingly fixed pattern of working through our planned exercises or daily pursuits. So routine are our routines ...

2 | Body scan, Breathe for life, Breathing, Breathing exercises, mind and body refresh, Mindfulness
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March blog 2020 Avoiding avoidance tactics to exercise!

Most of us have our favourite exercises to which we easily default. We often like to do them because an easy option feels, well, like an easy option. What I am challenging you to this month (as well as to myself) is to think about an exercise which you regularly ...

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February blog 2020 Effectiveness of free-flow movement

Continuing on from last month where I approached the issue of rethinking your exercise regime, this month I am considering how you actually approach and perform exercise and activities. Use the examples below to ascertain if your exercising or activities are faintly disguised military assaults on your body. Try to ...

0 | agility, invest in your health, little and often, Maintain a healthy lifestyle, mind and body refresh, Move your body, Prepare your body, Progressing and grading exercise, Stretch for strength
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January blog 2020 Rethinking your exercise regime.

New beginnings give the opportunity to pause, give yourself space to reflect on where you are, where you are aiming for and how you want to get there. Don’t dive in and just start. This opens you up to ignoring vital signs your body is warning you of OR missing ...

8 | Maintain a healthy lifestyle, mind and body refresh, Motivation for exercise, Move your body, Progressing and grading exercise, Returning to exercise after injury
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July blog 2019 Let’s Move it! Move it!

  "Schooooools out for summer..."  So here we are in the middle of the summer regardless of whether the weather is our friend or not!  Here are some of my current favourite exercises to keep our bodily parts more limber and lithe. Give them a go to uncover possible imbalances between your ...

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April blog 2019: My top 5 Spring exercises!

  Our spring days are longer brighter and warmer now and with it can come more dynamic, prolonged and varied movements and activities for our bodies. All of which I would positively encourage you to do. However, have a thought for whether your body is as ready as your mind and ...

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One to One

Looking at how your whole body interacts with itself

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Simply Move!

Keeping exercise simple and making looking after yourself easy and fun

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Simply Fit!

Improving your cardiovascular fitness and strength

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