Welcome to the Bodywise Blog

Hello, I hope you enjoy reading my posts on health and well-being. Please let me know your thoughts and if you find anything useful. As well as writing about Pilates and Mindfulness I hope to bring your attention to other ways of improving your health and life and finding the natural intelligence of the body. I love this quote by Mary Oliver

You do not have to be good, you do not have to walk on your knees,for a hundred miles, through the dessert repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body, love what it loves”



As you sit reading this just notice without changing it, the gentle rise and fall of movement in your body as you breathe. Notice how you feel right now in...

Take a breath

I suggested this breathing practice to a Pilates student of mine who had been feeling very tired, also suffering from dizzyness. After following for a few weeks she reported feeling...

Body Language

Hello to Pilates Harpenden and St.Albans. I have been talking recently in Pilates classes about Power Poses and how by adopting a Power Pose….. for just 2 minutes reduces our...