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How To Practice Yoga for Beginners Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

If you are a yoga beginner and want to welcome yoga into your life, it can feel overwhelming. Maybe you are not sure where to start. We remember going to our first Yoga classes and Yoga studios and wondering… what the heck.  The Yoga teachers would use Sanskrit (the ancient Indian language) words to describe …

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336: What to do when your friends won’t stop talking about diets

Your best friend is on a new diet and they’re telling you about it, maybe they’re even trying to convince you to try it. But you’ve recently set the intention to STOP dieting. You realise the massive impact Diet Culture has had on your life. Maybe it led to constant self-criticism or disorderly eating? How …

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Is Pilates Good For Toning? Yes! But exercise can be so much more!

We used to be completely obsessed with using exercise as a method to lose weight, tone our muscles and change our external appearance. This was what it was ALL about.  Can you relate? Do you focus your exercise on weight loss alone?  Is your goal to use your Pilates workout to tone your muscles and …

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335: Carla’s getting married! Does she really need a big fancy wedding?

We took a break last week because there has been so much going on! The most exciting news is that Carla got engaged two weeks ago. Yay! In this episode, we chat all things weddings and marriage. Weddings are beautiful celebrations of love, but are they really necessary? Are wedding’s just about the big, fat …

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Pilates At Home For Beginners, try these 5 movements today!

If you’re not an exercise person, starting any new fitness program, including Pilates, can feel a little overwhelming. Well actually, even if you do exercise a lot, practicing Pilates can still feel a little nerve wracking. As a Pilates instructor and Yoga teacher, we both remember this feeling when we started Pilates. Feeling embarrassed, feeling …

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29 Quotes to Inspire Change and Transformation

Read these 29 quotes about transformation and change, we have a feeling you’ll be inspired to take action toward the changes you wish to see.  These quotes are very useful because it’s easy to forget that change and transformation are possible. It’s easy to feel stuck exactly where you are.  Our biggest tip when working …

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334: Persistence is the best substitute for talent

The quote from Steve Martin, “Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent.”, reminded us of the conversations we’ve been having as we get towards our 10th year of business. We never really felt especially talented in any particular field. We were never number one at anything. But we did well in everything that we …

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