J. CREW and New Balance Collection

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There’s a hot new collaboration that has hit the high street and you’ll know all about it if you attended my Pilates and cocktails event last week which is still giving me a buzz when I think about it. It was so lovely to meet lots of you, teach you Pilates and introduce you to this stylish collection. J. Crew and New Balance have teamed up and created activewear to die for. The colours pop, the designs are arty and the cuts are stylish. I’m in love and my Christmas wish list is filling up with it… 

Wellness Tips To Keep You Going Until Christmas

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So we are still a good solid nine weeks away from Christmas and honestly I’ve been feeling a bit like I just want this year to be over so I can have a fresh new year ahead of me. I had to give myself a little talking to as I am not one to wish time away and I know I don’t need a fresh year or even a new week to start living to my fullest and achieving some goals. So for the last quarter of the year we can choose to get lazy and succumb to the Christmas slump or we can pull ourselves up, make exciting plans and feel the best we’ve felt all year because why not? So here’s some ways I think we can end 2016 feeling healthy, happy and ready to start 2017 ahead of the game…

How To Stay Productive

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Life is busy right? We are all juggling work life, emails, perhaps starting or running a blog, social media, social lives. Yet I still don’t understand why when my to do list is 2 pages long, I have a pile of admin and a full inbox, I sometimes sit and watch an hour of youtube videos or scroll through endless apps on my phone achieving nothing! And I LOVE my work so what stops me being productive? I am actually asking you because I really don’t know. However what I have done is compile a list of helpful productivity tips that I know help me massively when I’m having a watching cats do funny things day… 

The Challenge That Opened My Eyes

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It was recently World Water Week and One Difference challenged me to only use 5L for one day to raise awareness for their vision for a world in which everyone has access to clean and safe water, forever. Wow, were my eyes opened to how much I take clean fresh water for granted. “Over 2 million people die every year from waterborne diseases and most are children under 5 years old.” – One Difference 

Ballet Inspired Workout With ELLESPORT

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This ballet inspired workout will make you feel amazing! I took some of my favourite Pilates exercises and gave them a ballet twist. When I was at dance college I didn’t have to think about working out because we were dancing all day long, this workout doesn’t feel like a chore, it’s fun and reminds me of my ballet days. I’m wearing ELLESPORT’s new Fortitude collection which I think was perfect for these moves especially the stirrup leggings and ballet pink touches. The outfit is feminine yet classic, I actually felt elegant whilst getting a sweat on and believe me you’ll definitely be getting that sweat on too; ballet is not easy…

How I Get Photo Shoot Ready

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This year I’ve had quite a few photo shoots and doing what I do now means I always have to be “photo shoot ready” in a way. These things don’t get booked in months in advance anymore, a shoot with a brand might pop up the week before or I might get a last minute work trip or photographer get in touch. So how do I get ready to be in front of the camera 24/7?

A Sunday Well Spent Brings A Week Of Content

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A Sunday well spent brings a week of content and when it also involves winning a parsley plant in an egg and spoon race on Regent Street it brings a lot more than that. If you’ve read a couple of my recent posts you’ll know that I’ve been trying to make more of my weekends and find more of a work/life balance. Sunday’s in Summer should certainly not be for boring admin and loading the washing machine, they are for getting out and about and making the most of the day whatever the weather. So last Sunday I popped along to the second week of the Summer Streets festival on Regent Street to get involved in some of their health and wellbeing celebrations…