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Shoulder Specifics

The shoulder is a common site of pain and osteoarthritis. Many find their shoulder movement is restricted In this workshop you will learn shoulder specific exercises to optimise overall function of...

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Gut Health – what is all the fuss about?

I am delighted to say that Jules Weldon, medical herbalist and passionate convert to ‘all things fermented’, is coming to Balance to share her enthusiasm and knowledge with us for a two-part...

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Are you living a RICH life?

Well, it’s that time of year when we are rapidly approaching closing Balance doors for the summer holidays.  It’s also that time of year when many people wonder why on earth do we...

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Walking for Wellbeing

As a Pilates teacher I’m sure you will all know that I’m a huge fan of Mind/Body exercise and one of my favourite Mind/Body ways to exercise (besides Pilates!) is walking. I LOVE...

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Mindful Yoga for All

New to Balance, an all-inclusive gentle yoga class where the focus is on being Mindful and that means achieving the best alignment for you. Yoga is at its core for every ‘body’ and this class will...

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Do you strive to be the best?

This is something that I struggled with a lot, and to be honest it still rears it’s ugly head every now and again. Most of us doubt our abilities, we feel we are not good enough, that there is...

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Fear less, Love more

Last week I ran a session for the Newark Breast Cancer support group, it was an evening session and they had asked me to do whatever I wanted as long as it was around 90 mins.  I had been told...

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