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What on earth is a fruit feast? A three day fruit cleanse, as prescribed by certified Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher, Kristy Summers. This cleanse comes into week four of Baron Baptiste’s 40 Day Revolution (read more of the back story here). Those three days had more of an effect than I originally thought. Here’s a[...]↣ READ MORE

Anyone who has attended my classes will be able to tell you that without a doubt my favourite yoga posture is adho mukhasvanasana – downward-facing dog. Spending a week with me at lotus yoga lodge for sure you will be hitting double figures of down dogs by the time we reach our final savasana of the week.[...]↣ READ MORE

Although not strictly a Pilates exercise, the side plank is a great core stability exercise and utilizes many of the Pilates concepts. It’s a good way to develop the strength needed for the Side Bend or the Twist, and therefore is often found hiding somewhere within Pilates classes. Start by sitting sideways with the upper[...]↣ READ MORE

This quick clip contains a fantastically simple yet powerful exercise for your shoulders, arms and glutes. Retreat tip Remember the best results come when you focus on how you are doing the exercise, as opposed to simply focusing on getting it done and out of the way.

For a great full body exercise look no further than the Pilates leg pull front. This exercise particularly helps you to develop a really strong torso by strengthening the core and the muscles between the shoulder blades. It also works your arms and legs and is a great way to establish correct alignment, making sure[...]↣ READ MORE