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Quarter Life Health Project: The Gang

September 20, 2016
As the sun set on the first night of the Quarter Life Health Project in Benahavis, ten women in their twenties and thirties gathered with Kundalini yoga teacher Aimee Rai in a circle under the stars to share their stories. Aimee lead the way, sharing how her troubled past riddled with alcoholism, addiction, eating disorders, self harming, depression and severe anxiety had actually turned out to be the blessings which lead her to discover Kundalini yoga, the practise which helped her to gain a life full of balance, health, peace and purpose. Everyone had different motivations for attending the retreat. Some issues were severe and some were just small stumbling blocks which were inhibiting progression in certain areas.… Continue reading...
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Virgin Active’s New Barre Class

November 24, 2015
Barre is a brand new to Virgin Active’s class timetable – a 45-minute class which combines a fusion of classical ballet moves, Pilates, yoga and dance devised to tone, define and sculpt the whole body. I’ve tried various barre classes across town but never succeeded in finding one which is conveniently located, so it’s never been a regular feature in my workout routine. So when VA invited me to try their barre class at Lancaster road (which has just undergone a beautiful revamp), just a stone’s throw from my flat, off I trotted hopefully to see if this class would become a weekly fixture.… Continue reading...
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Dancing at Pineapple Studios

October 22, 2013
I’m always on the lookout for fun active sociable things to do in London.  Pineapple Studios is world famous for its prestigious dance standards so I thought what could be better than learning how to move it and shake it with the pros? I booked myself, my boyfriend, sister and her other half into a private lesson with the lovely lanky Alex. As complete beginners we all needed the one-to-one attention. She guided us through the cha cha, jive and waltz explaining some of basic tips about posture, steps (take small ones) etc. The hour whizzed by like the waltz and we all had such a giggle.… Continue reading...