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Step up for Bootcamp Circuits

18 July 2017

Step up for Bootcamp Circuits

Have you heard the news? We’ve added an exciting new class to our small group training schedule – Bootcamp Circuits.

What is it? Read on to find out!

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Kick your rear into gear this Summer

11 July 2017

Kick your rear into gear this Summer

Getting your glutes into shape isn't only important for giving you more confidence when you hit the beach this Summer, they're also incredibly important muscles to keep strong for preventing injury and improving performance in sports, running and exercise classes.

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Yoga can change your genes

27 June 2017

Yoga can change your genes

Yoga has been in the news a lot recently, and with good reason. A new study suggests that yoga and meditation can do more for you than just increase flexibility  or calm you down. It also has the potential  to reverse stress related changes in genes linked to poor health and depression. 

Categories: Yoga Fitness London

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Cultivate a Beginner's Mind

6 June 2017

Cultivate a Beginner's Mind

Have you heard of Shoshin? It is a concept in Zen Buddhism meaning 'Beginner's Mind'. This means having an attitude of openness, eagerness and lack of preconceptions when studying a subject, even when doing so at an advanced level.

Working on cultivating this beginner's mind is a great strategy to help you break away from habitual actions, beliefs, or ways of thinking and responding.

Read on for a few tips to help you embrace this mindset in all aspects of your life, new or old, to help open you up to new possibilities and perspectives.

Categories: Fitness

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Power up with Pilates

23 May 2017

Power up with Pilates

We've been singing the praises of our Reformer Pilates classes a lot lately, because they're just so good, but we wanted to shine a light back on our mat Pilates classes too. Led by our team of passionate and expert teachers, these are a great complement to the Reformer, as well as being a great place to start if you're unsure of the movements and exercises and want to build control and technique before moving on to the machine. But don't be fooled, mat pilates is a tad harder because you don't have the machine to assist and resist your movements.

Want a few more reasons to get on the mat? We've gathered six of the best reasons to try this intense and demanding full body-workout that sculpts your body, builds lean, toned muscle, and leaves you buzzing! 

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Stand Tall

16 May 2017

Stand Tall

How we present ourselves is important in our competitive environment. To be in good alignment is energy efficient and allows you to use your energy to be more creative and productive. Good posture allows us to appear more youthful,  a mobile and juicy spine is  good indicator of our vibrancy and energy. It also means that our organs including the heart and lungs have the space to expand into the internal space we create.

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It's Time to Talk

2 May 2017

It's Time to Talk

Did you have a wonderful bank holiday weekend? Or did you feel a tad lonely or down? Depression, anxiety and other mental health issues can affect us at any time, making you feel as if you're surviving, rather than thriving, and when everyone around you seems to be having fun, it can be really hard to reach out to people and ask for help.

Mental Health Awareness week runs from 8th to 14th May and is dedicated to helping end the stigma surrounding mental health and encouraging people to ask for help when they need it. 

Professional help is always recommended if you are battling to cope, but here are a few useful ways of helping to balance your body and mind through movement, diet and breath. Head to our blog to read more. 

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