Stretch at your desk at home

  If you are spending long periods of time at your desk and are starting to feel uncomfortable, try these easy at work stretches while sitting at your desk. Taking a stretch break at your desk will help you to ease any discomfort in your lower back and shoulders, ease fatigue and help you to […]

How to choose resistance bands

Ever wondered how to choose resistance bands for your ballet workouts? In this video, I explain how to choose the right resistance band for an exercise. There are different types of resistance band and they are a gym bag must-have. THE BBACKSTAGE MEMBERSHIP// If you want to take your health and fitness to the next […]

Arm strengthening exercises with no equipment

  Try out these arm strengthening exercises with no equipment at home, to tone your arms for a great upper body workout. This incredible arm toning exercise will help you to see more definition without weights. THE BBACKSTAGE MEMBERSHIP// If you want to take your health and fitness to the next level with a wide […]

Love your body but not to the detriment of your health

Body positivity is a movement that has been around for decades. It first emerged in the US in the 60s to raise awareness of the barriers faced by “fat” people. In the social media era it was reignited to cover acceptance of all body types and you will see it talked about regularly in health […]

Tricep press ups for women top tips

  Press ups are not always high on the list of exercises for women to do. But they are so important to help us strengthen our arms. These top tips for tricep press ups for women will show you. how to do a tricep press up the right way.  THE BBACKSTAGE MEMBERSHIP// If you want […]

Am I too old for TikTok?

This is the question I have been asking myself. I’m in my 40s. I’m not cool, or funny. There is no place for me here. But this isn’t sitting well with me. Age shouldn’t be a barrier to anything in my view, so why this? I have two young children who are learning the dance […]

How to plank correctly

  If you want to learn how to plank correctly take a look at my top tips in this video. This is suitable for beginners who are learning to do a basic forearm plank, or for those who are mastering the plank. By the end of this video you will have mastered the perfect plank […]

Stretches for neck pain and stiffness

If you are experiencing neck pain and stiffness, you need to watch this video and alleviate that discomfort with these simple stretches that will make all the difference. THE BBACKSTAGE MEMBERSHIP// If you want to take your health and fitness to the next level with a wide variety of short ballet-inspired workouts, easy to follow […]

Why you need to take action now

  Why should you take action now with your health and fitness goals? Ask yourself what will happen if you don’t take action now. If you want to achieve your goals you need to force yourself to take action. What are you waiting for? This video explains why you should stop planning and start taking […]

The effect stress has on our bodies

One Monday evening I was teaching my usual class starting at 8pm. Before I left the house I had to make sure that my husband was in to look after the children. I was worrying, “Is he going to get back from London in time on the train?” Once he came home, I left immediately […]