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Some interesting facts about muscles you may not know…

We love sharing interesting things with you. Here we have some interesting facts about muscles which may just surprise you:   1. Muscles grow and repair while you sleep They do this after exercise and during the night when growth hormones are released by the body.   2. The largest muscle in your body? The gluteus maximus. Together with the smaller two glute muscles (gluteus minimus, gluteus medius) this muscle helps to stabilize the upper body, facilitate internal and external hip...

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Health Hacks: For men… what’s the best gym alternative?

It's a fact, not all men enjoy going to the gym. Today we chat to Kurtis about the one great alternative that builds strength and flexibility for sustained benefits. We hope you enjoy! https://vimeo.com/684474516...

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The Key to a Healthy Mind and Body

As an eternal optimist, I like to think that there are some positives to be drawn from the past 2 years. The link between our physical and mental wellbeing has been clearly demonstrated and is something we can all carry forward. Exercising every day in some way is essential to maintaining good physical and mental health. There will be days when a run or energetic barre class just hits the spot and you feel energised with...

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Health Hacks: The one magic phrase that removes any guilt

We can often be very hard on ourselves as we try to fit so much into our days. Sometimes, when our best intention to exercise just doesn't happen that inner voice can be critical. Here's a magic little phrase that will relieve any guilt and help you to find a positive focus.We hope you enjoy!https://vimeo.com/681141399...

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Top Tips to keep your Spine Healthy

Ensuring we maintain a healthy spine is crucial to avoid back pain now and in the years to come.  Here are our top 3 tips to guide you to better spinal health: 1. Stay Hydrated We don't usually associate hydration with spinal health but it is super important in maintaining soft tissue elasticity and fluid in our joints. The intervertebral (spinal) disks are very vulnerable to de-hydration and can often begin to lose height. As these spinal...

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Health Hacks: The one back exercise you can’t miss!

Many of us spend way too many hours in front of computer screens or on phones.  So we asked Kara what her favourite exercise is - which just happens to be a fabulous antidote to tightness and pain in the back and neck. We hope you enjoy! https://vimeo.com/678425360...

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Health Hacks: The secret of dancers with Kara

We often look at dancers moving so well - just so elegant, strong and flexible. Is it only years of dance rehearsals or do they have a secret? We see many ex-dancers in the studio so we thought we'd ask Kara, one of our wonderful instructors (an ex-dancer herself) - what's the secret? We hope you enjoy x https://vimeo.com/675349273 ...

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Health Hacks: Daily De-stress with Laura

As life starts to get busy again with return to work and school, we wanted to share with you three techniques you can easily fit into each day to reduce stress levels. Don't wait until stress levels are high to take action.  Including small changes into your day can prevent those big cortisol spikes and every day gets just a little more manageable. We suggest you also share these with partners and children. Giving children and...

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Health Hacks: Hip Health with Susan

Good hip health is essential to maintaining a wide range of pain free movement and avoiding potential surgery in our later years. We chat to Susan about the importance of hip stability and how to maintain good hip health. We hope you enjoy! https://vimeo.com/669617376 ...

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Health Hacks: Improve your Posture with Mickie

With many of us spending far too much time at computers and on phones, improving posture is something we talk about a lot in the studio. Many of us are aware that our shoulders are rounding and our head is projecting forward, but what can we do? We chat to Mickie and she shares her 3 favourite exercises to improve your posture. We hope you enjoy! https://vimeo.com/665433047/a19e66104f ...

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