School’s Out For Summer!

Contemporary Stretch
6:15 pm - 7:25 pm
December 13, 2018

This just has to be sung loudly with some Air Guitar choreography!

It’s here whether we are ready or not. I know school teachers are ready and the parents probably not!!! Well I am – (at last) – Sarah and I have arranged our Summer Schedule and booking systems ready for today’s commencement.

As of today, 20/07/15, all classes are to be booked and paid for in advance – all of you who have reserved places in classes will have a personal booking receipt ready for you to collect and pay for at your first class. You can use your block booking credits, voucher credits and July membership in advance ONLY.

On The Door payment (Pay As You Go) for the summer booking period is £7.50 from today.

Remember that your (well behaved kids) can come and participate in classes for free (one child per parent). We want to encourage the next generation to exercise and for it to be a normal part of their life. Research shows that kids whose parents exercise are more likely to participate in exercise themselves – the knock on effect is that they are more interested in nutrition and maintaining a healthy body weight too. With the current epidemic this country has of obesity amongst our youngsters, parents/family members can be a powerful positive role model which will help keep them interested in and adopting a healthy life style for life.


Here’s something for you to think about by Maryanne Williamson and used by Nelson Mandela at his 1994 Inaugural Speech…

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that frightens us most. 

We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and famous?’

Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.

Your playing small does not serve the world.

There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that people won’t feel insecure around you

We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.

It’s not just in some of us; it’s in all of us.

And when we let our own light shine,

We unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

I love it! I feel inspired and share the inspiration with you – pass it on today!


Read on for the Summer Class schedule and a tasty high protein vegetarian recipe…


2015 Summer Class Schedule

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As you can see the booking system operates from the

20th August with the normal system resuming on Monday 8th September.

You can pay as you go at £7.50 per class.

Additional Small Group sessions and Personal Training sessions are available upon request.


Helen’s Veggie Recipie

Sweet Roasted Red Bell pepper and Quinoa stuffing

This is a wonderful summer recipe that provides plenty of protein without meat! It’s yummy too!

Serves 6 (unless one isn’t enough for you!)

  • 1 tablespoon oil, I use coconut, plus a little more for the pan
  • 1 chopped red onion
  • 1/2 lb sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 7 bell peppers, 1 pepper is cored, de-seeded and chopped; with the other 6, remove the tops (and save) core and de-seed.
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 pound baby spinach
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon (optional)
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and cooked according to package directions ( I use the ready cooked type )
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup roasted cashews


Pre heat oven to 350oF, lightly oil a flat baking tray.

Pre heat oil in a large pan over medium high heat, add onion and cook until transparent, (8 to 10 minutes) Add mushrooms and cook until softened, (4 to 5 minutes more) Add carrots and chopped pepper, cook until just softened, then add parsley and spinach, Let spinach wilt then stir in cinnamon, cumin and cooked quinoa and toss gently to combine. Add salt, pepper and cashews and cook 1 to 2 minutes more. Set aside to let filling cool until just warm,

Divide quinoa mixture evenly among remaining 6 bell peppers, gently packing it down and making sure to fully fill each pepper. Top each pepper with its top then place them upright on the baking tray. Cover with foil and bake, until peppers are tender and juicy and filling is hot throughout, about 1 hour. And serve with Green Salad

Nutritional Info:

Per Serving: Serving size: 1 pepper, 260 calories (90 from fat), 10g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 150mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (7g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 9g protein.


Enjoy the sun and fun

See you at class and training,

Love ya!

Helen x

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Lifecoaching - Helen has been an amazing support and inspiration to me over the last year.  She exudes positivity and has enabled me to see life for what it was and how it could be.  She awakened me to new possibilites and inspired me to make some positive changes to my life.  I now feel that I have dropped all the excess baggage I was carrying and I have renewed vigour and determination to live life to the full and reach my full potential.  Thank you Helen, you are a star!
Julie Tzivanidou Cove