Blog

Something exciting is coming….

Are you a Pilates fanatic? Would you like to learn the original 34 Pilates exercises, in the correct order so they flow together to create a seamless whole body Pilates practice? Do you want to gain a deep understanding of each exercise and develop a new life-long...

Lockdown Pilates with Lucy – Mixed Ability 1hr, 28-3-20

Todays LIVE streamed Pilates can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/HRJUJJfNvYwIt's a mixed ability one hour session - please take part to help maintain mobility, flexibility and strength during this coronavirus social distancing/self isolating time. Share it about and...

Lockdown Seated/Standing Pilates – 27-03-2020

Todays Pilates session is a seated/standing 45 minutes - aimed at those who find it difficult to get up and down off the floor. The focus is to maintain flexibility, mobility and strength rather than improve at this stage. Hope you enjoy it .. please share it with...

Lockdown Pilates Live

Lockdown Pilates Live

Today's LIVE facebook stream was the second in a Beginners - Learn 'the method' series that I'm videoing for those in lockdown! You can watch the video here:www.facebook.com/PilatesLucy/videos/559548311362543/You do not need to be a member of Facebook to watch it! I...

Lockdown Pilates session links here:

So far, i have gone LIVE 3 times this week and you can watch and take part in these videos by clicking the relevant link below (you can access these videos, regardless of whether you are on facebook or not so go on, give it a go!!): Pre-Pilates session chat: please...

Kegels … what they all about??

I'm sure you've heard of them .... perhaps you've been told that you ought to be doing them ... but do you actually know what they are???Kegel exercises will help to keep your pelvic floor healthy and fit for purpose. If you have a pelvic floor that's not 'fit for...

New class for the New Year!!!

Hi all - just a quick blog post to announce a new class for the New Year 2019!!Due to popular demand, I've decided to extend my Wednesday evenings in Bodicote and offer a second mixed ability Pilates class at 6.35pm for an hour.This class, like all my others, is...

Summer of Pilates …

Here it is ... your 40 minute whole body Pilates workout to tide you over the summer weeks while classes aren't running ...Click the picture below to go to youtube to see the video ... enjoy!!!Oh BTW, the location is my lovely Garden Pilates Studio that is now...

What’s next …? After the big spring clean!!

What’s next …? After the big spring clean!!

So I've had this wonderful garden room for a while now with every intention of using it as more than a glorified shed (AKA dumping ground!) That was pretty much the theme for most of 2017 ... It was simply full of junk from a recent clear out of the house ... But when...

Pilates Cues Explained … #1:

"Maintain a strong centre..." "Engage your core..." "Use your Powerhouse ..." All references to your 'centre', 'powerhouse' or 'core' usually mean the same thing ..... your abdominal cavity! Imagine your abdominal cavity as a cylinder with your pelvic floor at the...