Pilates + Life + Health

Don't be an Ostrich healthy living life philosophy pilates teaching Jul 27, 2022

Well, well well,

The Schtudio* is almost done! (do I say that every couple of weeks?)

*shed + studio = schtudio 

This week the concrete surround is being poured and I am painting the interior...

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Reflections on Mirrors healthy living philosophy pilates teaching Jul 20, 2022

Reflecting on Mirrors - Are they Good or Bad? 

sorry but that pun was too obvious to resist... 


 

Don't you love it when you go to the hair salon and after they (thoroughly) wash...

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What Do You Expect?? healthy living life philosophy pilates Jun 29, 2022

EXPECTATIONS

Do the expectations we place on ourselves make us feel crappy or give us the feels??

 

this post does have a Pilates bent but *warning* you will have to read and read...

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3 Musings healthy living life philosophy pilates principle Jun 15, 2022

Celebrate Yourself!

Hey, I wrote this whole blog and then twigged that I'm massively repeating myself

You see, several months ago I wrote about the very same topic (in a slightly different...

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Pillar Of Health: Environment healthy living life philosophy pilates pillar of health May 18, 2022

It's your lucky day cause it's time to look at another Pillar of Health

Today we'll be talking about - drumroll please...

ENVIRONMENT

 

I think we can probably agree that...

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Operation Recombobulation healthy living life philosophy pillar of health May 04, 2022

RECOMBOBULATION: Regroup & Re-Set

I’ve just returned from an epic trip - a whole month in the USA seeing friends and family! I have to admit though, after a two + year Covid induced...

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Uniform Development healthy living philosophy pilates principle Apr 13, 2022

Your Pilates Vase

I have no idea when you’re reading this but one Mother’s Day, the hubby gave me a bouquet of flowers, because I was already busy in the garden and couldn't...

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Pilates History - my fave bits exercises healthy living history pilates Mar 30, 2022

Let’s Talk About Joe because he's The Man behind the Method!

I'm writing this in March which is when the world-wide Pilates community celebrates the original 34 mat exercises that Joseph H....

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Hmmmmmm, Why It's Great to HUM healthy living life Mar 23, 2022

I have a morning ritual:

I either sit in my rocking chair and hum for five minutes or, if I'm going to the gym, do it in the car on my way there. Each time I hum, I pay attention and hum...

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Hone Your Home healthy living life matwork philosophy pilates Mar 16, 2022

- before we begin, yes, I will use the world's cutest cat as clickbait and yes I also used her in my last post - her name is Tish, short for Morticia - but this post starts not with her but with...

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Curiosity & Inspiration healthy living life philosophy pilates Mar 09, 2022

Curiosity & Inspiration - Some questions:

 
Are you inspired? Are you a curious person? Where do you look for inspiration? Does this have anything to do with Pilates? and...

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March Matness exercises healthy living history matwork pilates Mar 01, 2022

MARCH MATNESS is a celebration!

It's a month-long, awareness raising, global event shedding light on Joseph H. Pilates’ original 34 mat exercises.

The goal is to share in some form (photo,...

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Pillar of Health: Mindfulness healthy living life philosophy pilates pillar of health Feb 23, 2022

It’s time to look at another of my Pillars of Health: MINDFULNESS

We’ve all heard the term bandied about but let’s clarify just what it is.

Ahem...

Mindfulness is to be fully...

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Remember: To Remember, Be Loud healthy living life Feb 16, 2022

The Benefits of Reading Aloud - This is definitely a side track veering from the Pilates train but it interests me none the less...

I am a quick reader with one effect being that I retain very...

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Talismans, Memories, & Kindness healthy living life philosophy Feb 09, 2022

Talismans, Memories, & Kindness - wowsers, it's a first! This post contains no Pilates references at all - just some musings on life and your health.

I’ve had two really close...

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