Happy Holidays!

Wish you were here, you would love it! Yes, I’m sunning myself in Lanzarote in a fancy hotel before I meet up with the girls for a fitness event at Club La Santa on the other side of the island. Sheesh, I hadn’t appreciated how tired I was but after some long sleeps I’m up…

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August 27, 2018


A recent experience made me think about how I’m choosing to focus my thoughts and actions. I think it’s possible to ruin our own happiness, relationships, fitness, health etc. and fall out of love with job, home, family, friends and even ourselves simply by focusing more on what has gone wrong rather than all the…

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August 20, 2018

Be Flexible!

Being flexible in our body and mind helps relieve strain on our physical and psychological health. In NLP there is a presupposition that says ‘the system that has the most flexibility has the most control’  – that means that if we are able to adapt to situations, including the people and environment involved, we will…

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August 13, 2018

Summer Singalong!

‘Summer Summer Summer time… Summertime’…. Don’t you love that one? Ok how about ‘Summer timmmme when the living is eeeeeeasyyyyyy’ ….no? Ok. ‘The sun has got his hat on, hip hip hip hoorayyy’ …anyway, do you see where I’m going with this. I know it’s hot but let’s celebrate that we actually have a recognisable…

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August 6, 2018

No Messing! Important information about your classes!

I’ve been a busy bee this weekend preparing your personalised Class Schedules ready for you to collect at class and check over to ensure it’s correct. All Classes booked will now have to be paid for (Cash, Cheque or via Bank transfer). On the door fee (i.e. classes not paid for with your booking this…

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July 30, 2018

The Sun has got his Factor 50 on…

…Hip Hip Hip Hooray! Feeling less of the ‘hooray’ today as I have a little post ‘Witteringsitis’.. ie. sunburn, ouch! Not reapplying sunscreen, or wearing a high enough factor and buying a parasol too late has contributed to a lobster type hue to my skin today. So Aloe Vera is very much the make up…

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July 23, 2018

Back on it!

Like a car bonnet! I’m so sorry I had to cancel classes and one to one’s last week; I had a really nasty GI track bug (no more details, you know what that means). Over my 35 year teaching career I believe that I have only ever canceled a night’s classes a total of three…

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July 16, 2018

It’s getting hot in here…….

…take of all your clothes’! Ok maybe not all but whilst it’s hot even I have resorted to vest T’s and shorts, I don’t care what you wear as long as you are comfy! DYBO my fitness family and I love ya Many of you have been part of my fitness and dance family for…

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July 11, 2018

Scorchiooooo, top tips and very important!

Wow, I can’t remember the last time, in my adult life, we had this much unbroken sunshine (I was a young school girl when we had the much talked about great heat wave of ’76). It brings both blessings and troubles which as an adult, I can now see. As a child it meant playing…

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July 2, 2018

‘The Cost of Ignorance’ PLEASE READ… A BIT OF A RANT

I remember seeing this great sign on the wall at the college I lectured at for 13 years, it really resonated with me! “If you think education is expensive, consider the cost of ignorance!” I aim to feed forward to you what I learn so that you can make choices and decisions based upon well-researched…

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June 25, 2018
I have been training with Helen for over three years and attending one of her weekly classes. She is very professional in her work and is an inspiring instructor. In her private gym she works me hard yet within my own capabilities. We also share in laughter which is of course a great tonic for stress. Her private gym sessions are dedicated to my individual (and ever changing) needs, which is the key to success. Helen has expertise in so many areas of her industry and is a caring and confident trainer and her sports massages are second to none!
Val Farnham