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So far Clare Watts has created 85 blog entries.

Teacher Spotlight: Simone Gannon

What do you love most about Pilates? I consider myself an eternal optimist and the positivity Pilates promotes compliments this perfectly. Pilates offers everyone an opportunity to focus some time on themselves; connecting and in turn strengthening the mind and body. What do you love most about Pilates Lounge? Clare’s (Founder of Pilates Lounge) passion [...]


Which Reformer class is for me?

Thank you to everyone for taking part in our Reformer Sessions over the last few months. It's been great to see such improvements in such a short space of time. To help you improve further we've created three levels of classes; Beginners, Foundations and Flow. If you're asking yourself "Which class should I book onto?" [...]


Pilates for Rugby

With rugby being such a dynamic, hard hitting sport many injuries can occur. The spinal area is prone to injury as are ankles, shoulders and most other parts of the body. It’s no secret that regular Pilates exercises can help stabilise these areas, making you stronger and able to decrease the risk of injury. [...]

2019-06-26T15:41:13+00:00Health & Fitness|

Pilates for Breast Cancer Recovery

Join us for free Pilates for Breast Cancer Recovery classes - every Friday at 12:30pm Yvonne will be delivering your sessions absolutely FREE - every week. Here is a little more about Yvonne. Breast Cancer Awareness is very personal to me, now 2 year since my diagnosis. I’d like to share with you the many [...]


Jon’s Story

What inspired you to begin exercising? As a kid I loved climbing ropes, and when I was a teenager got into circuit training and a bit of weight lifting. However, I never really found my preferred exercise.  Consequently, and along with all the joys of work, commuting, poor lifestyle habits and family [...]

2018-09-29T15:54:36+00:00About you|

Gemma’s Story

After such amazing dedication and incredible results we've asked Gemma Allwood a few questions... What inspired you to begin exercising? Looking back I remember starting my new job and realising that there was such thing as a lunch break! For the first time in a long time I was able to spend [...]

2018-08-20T14:16:38+00:00About you|

Welcome to the neighbourhood!

On Saturday I had the pleasure of visiting Ebrook’s new space in the centre of Sutton Coldfield. Emily Ward and her team are now part of the neighbourhood meaning we can get to her more easily! I feel so blessed and lucky to have such a service right at our feet.  Ebook’s combined services really [...]


Wellbeing Day Retreat

We all know health is more than just about the body and this day retreat really soothed the soul.   Walking into The Nook immediately touches your senses, I could smell the fresh mint and herbs ready for the food demonstration ahead and then was greeted with a very welcome coffee from Geraldine.  Geraldine (who [...]


Bump and Beyond

Pregnancy is such an exciting and precious time. Your body changes so much in such a short space of time to prepare for your new arrival. With all these changes it can be difficult to know what exercises are safe and beneficial for you and your baby (or babies!). There seems to be a [...]