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April 2020

Jen Benson Pilates – Virtual Classmates Is Going Live!! Find Out How To Join The Online Group

Virtual Pilates – Find out how to join and subscribe to the online group

We are going online from Monday 23rd March!
Hi everyone,
As we move further into these trying times it is with regret and sadness that I have to completely close the doors on all of my community classes and workshops.  BUT I see this […]

March 2020

Important Update – Coronavirus (17th March 2020)

 

Important Update – Coronavirus (17th March 2020)
Update on Jen Benson Pilates Class Policy with regard to Coronavirus

Hi everyone,
With things seeming to be spiralling from one day to the next I think it is important to know where we stand.  Having had a good think about things today and seeking advice from Public Health England, my […]

March 2019

Plantar Fasciitis – What are the symptoms and how can I manage the pain?

Plantar fasciitis is a condition which can cause heel pain.

It happens when the strong band of tissue on the sole of your foot (fascia) becomes irritated, after repetitive use or due to poor foot posture. Most commonly it occurs in one foot but is possible to have it in both feet at the same time.

What […]

January 2018

Happy New Year 2018 is here!!

Happy New Year to you all!  I am a little late in getting this out to you as I’ve enjoyed a break from all matters work related for a sneaky week’s holiday with the family in the sunshine.  I find the change of pace helps me to focus and relax (at the time) but now […]

January 2017

A little help with your 2017 New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year everyone!

I know it can be difficult to find motivation, to make time, especially with busy work and family schedules, but I truly hope you can find some inspiration to make your health a priority this New Year. I’ve kicked off with a New Year’s Day 5K run and blown away some cobwebs.
We […]

March 2016

Lets get to the root of ginger

Lets get to the root of ginger………

A true superhero, Ginger (Zingiber Officinale) is a powerful herb with anti-inflammatory properties proven to remedy travel sickness, nausea, particularly in pregnancy and is used for wind, colic, irritable bowel, loss of appetite, chills, cold, flu, poor circulation, menstrual cramps, dyspepsia (bloating, heartburn, flatulence), indigestion and gastrointestinal problems.

Its […]

September 2015

Wellness in the workplace

I just wanted to share this recent article in The Guardian.  A fantastic read.

“Wellness in the workplace; how health initiatives can boost staff productivity”

The clock ticks to 5pm and, officially, your working day is over. What’s your next move? Are you frantically cramming for tomorrow’s big presentation, or rounding up your team for your weekly […]

Back to school – the stress factor!

It’s that time again when the summer holidays draw to a close and the children head back to school.  I know most of you have first hand experience and have had a busy summer with your children and grandchildren.  Hats off to you all for keeping them happy and entertained for 6 long weeks.

While back […]

July 2015

Tips for exercising in the heat

As our crazy British summer weather continues we are never quite sure what the weather is going to be from one day to the next!  The problem with this fluctuating weather is that we don’t get chance to acclimatise properly to the heat.  Summer and exercise make for an excellent combination as the longer days […]

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