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Happy hour at the barre – the calming effects of ballet while in (or out of) quarantine

I grew up wanting to hide. I was a painfully shy child and it showed itself in so many ways. I would hide behind my mother’s legs if anyone dared look at me, let alone talk to me. Ballet became a huge part of my life. I never felt shy when I was dancing. I …

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How exercise can benefit the mental health of busy women

Did you know that in England women are more likely than men to have a mental health problem and are twice as likely to be diagnosed with anxiety disorders? I recently read the book “Rushing Women’s Syndrome”, by Dr Libby Weaver. Rushing Women’s Syndrome “describes the biochemical effects of always being in a hurry and …

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a worldwide celebration of women’s achievements to raise awareness of the ongoing push for gender parity. This year’s campaign theme – #pressforprogress –encourages people to remain motivated and to take action in circumstances where gender parity is predicted to be another 200 years away. Together with movements like #Metoo and …

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Are you frustrated by the lack of time and freedom to give your body the workout it deserves?

You are not alone. Many women have talked to me about the same frustrations they have. Feeling trapped, isolated and overwhelmed by work, children, household chores and supporting family and friends. Leaving little time for catching up with friends and having fun. And leaving less time for arguably the most important of all your roles, …

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5 Day Ballet Abs Challenge

Starting on September 28th

TOTAL BALLET BODY CHALLENGE