• How movement can influence the immune system

    In 2014 Dr James Levine, co-director of the Mayo Clinic and the Arizona State University Obesity Initiative, and author of the book Get Up! Why Your Chair Is Killing You and What You Can Do About It, summed up his findings after many years of studying the adverse effects of our increasingly sedentary lifestyles.  His Continue reading »

  • What are the fantastic benefits of Pilates?

    What are the fantastic benefits of Pilates? Pilates is a controlled, safe and effective form of low-impact exercise and can be enjoyed by anyone of any age or ability. So what are the fantastic benefits of Pilates?  Read on to find out! My current participants are aged from 35 – 77 years old!) with varied Continue reading »

  • Coconut Flour – tasty cakes or not?

    Coconut shortbread! I bought some coconut flour recently, first time, so I thought I’d get my gluten – free baking skills polished up. BUT everything I’ve made has been mediocre and pretty dry. So next bake is going to be lemon and almond cake. That’s more like it.