My PIlates TimeBlog
We love them here at My Pilates Time! Using hand weights can offer a range of benefits for women, including ...
Staying Consistent – How to establish a solid routine
Staying consistent with exercise can be a challenge, especially when life gets busy or you don't feel motivated. ...
Pilates for Balance
Pilates is a low-impact exercise method that focuses on strengthening the core muscles and improving ...
Benefits of Herbal Teas
Herbal teas have been used for centuries for their various health benefits and delicious flavors. They are made ...
Healthy Breakfast Options
Eating a healthy breakfast can have a number of benefits, including providing energy to start the day, helping to ...
Benefits of Deep Breathing
Breathing is something that we do automatically, without even thinking about it. But did you know that the way we ...
Origins of Pilates
Pilates is a popular exercise method that focuses on improving core strength, flexibility, and body ...
Strength Training for Women
As women age, it's important to maintain strength and muscle mass to support overall health and well-being. ...
Healthy Habits During the Holidays
Here are a few ideas for maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the holiday season: Stay active: Try to stay ...
Setting Intentions for the New Year
As the new year approaches, it's a common time for people to reflect on the past year and set intentions for the ...
Christmas Cooking to Enjoy
One of the things I get most excited about at Christmas time is the fabulous food! I love this Chocolate tart, ...
‘Live Vibe’ Recording of live class
I taught this live class to the members this week, and I thought you might enjoy joining in with this one ...
How To Use An Exercise Band to Tone Your Arms
An exercise band was one of the very first pilates props I ever bought! An exercise band is a great ...
Banana and Dark Chocolate Loaf
I always like to start the week with some baking so that I have some healthy options on hand for when I ...
Beth’s 10 tips for YOUR Pilates Time!
1. Start at the beginning It can be very tempting to dive right in and push yourself with challenging, advanced ...
Achieve Your Health Goals & Rediscover Your Zest for Life
I had this article published about me in the Natural Parent Magazine! I hope you enjoy it! Beth x Beth Reading ...
How to Get Rid of Shoulder Stiffness
Stiffness in the shoulders and neck is very common. It’s often the place we hold tension! If it goes unchecked, ...
3 Things to Look for When Choosing a Health Coach
There’s a much better chance of your success when you have a coach! I’m reminded of when I first started My ...
Pilates for After You’ve Been Sick
The number one thing you've been asking for lately is how to get back to pilates after having covid or the ...
Everyone Loves an Origin Story, Here’s Mine!
12 years ago I signed up to take my first pilates class - it was a BIG decision for me. Heading off to a group ...
I’ve Got Your BACK!
Having strong glutes is essential! Having strong glutes will support your lower back when lifting, prevent knee ...
How to Feed Your Mind With Good and Positive Thoughts
We all know that taking care of our mental health is just as important as looking after our bodies. So getting our ...
3 Signs You Need To Do Pilates
If you’ve experienced any of these 3 things, it’s likely that pilates will be your answer. 1. Back Pain If you ...
Stuck In a Rut Healthwise?
Get Back To Your Best Shape in 5 Steps No doubt you know what it takes to get healthy and live a healthier ...
Gina’s Story – Healing the Pelvic Floor After Having A Baby
1 in 3 Women Who Have Carried A Baby Will Experience Leakage. And to get back to where you were BC (Before ...
Family Roast with Apricot Glaze
There’s something special about preparing a roast for your family. I love preparing a meal like this, knowing that ...
My Favourite Props for Pilates at Home
It can be so daunting to know which props you'll need when you first start out with pilates, but it's super ...
Trio of Smoothies
Smoothies are such a quick and easy meal or snack and a great way to add in extra veggies!Load them up with ...
Self Care is Not a Luxury – It’s Essential
All too often we rush around and even when we're not, our mind is whirring a thousand miles an hour! Learning to ...
Making delicious food that is also healthy is totally achievable!
I made this Gingerbread slice with orange cashew cream icing over the weekend, and it filled the house with ...
Do You Know a New Mum?
This program has been created for her and would make a special gift! Have you ever given a gift that changed ...
Mindful Living to Find Purpose and Peace
Through mindful living, you'll be able to enjoy the moments, find more happiness, joy and purpose. Here are some ...
Pelvic Floor Pilates Class
No matter what your stage of life, having a healthy pelvic floor is essential!In Pilates, we often focus on the ...
Live Classes are Game Changers. Here’s Why.
I'll let you in on a secret.The first time I decided to host a live online class, I was so nervous! The truth is, ...
The Joy of Slow Living
There's nothing quite like that first quiet cup of tea in the morning! Camping this week, I was able to sit by ...
Spiced Carrot Cake
I've got a new recipe for you this week which I think you'll love. It's a deliciously spiced, nutty and moist carrot cake.
When was the Last Time You Did Something for the First Time?
Studies have shown that one of the key factors in keeping our brain sharp and functioning well is to keep doing new things!
Nourish, Energise and Thrive! — with MORE!
I wish you love, joy, abundance and good health in 2022!
‘Add-Ons’ To Your Pilates Routine
Increase the benefits to your Pilates workouts with these 'add ons'.
Sticky Black Rice with Mango and Pistashios
Simple, sumptuous and incredibly tasty, say hello to my Sticky Black Rice Pudding!
Maintaining Bone Health
Osteoporosis is a common concern for many women. Weight bearning exercises can be helpful in maintaining bone density and reducing fractures.
Real stories, real life – Caroline and baby James
Real life, real stories. Caroline and baby James.
10 Tricks to Getting Your Home Workouts Done – When You Lack Motivation
Often women put a lot of pressure on themselves when they set their expectations of their fitness goals. Of ...
Warm chai-infused chia pudding
Chia puddings are not just for Summer time. Try this deliciously warming spiced pudding.
Are you waking up stiff and sore? I can help you!
I rolled out of bed the other day and felt much older than 43! After a day travelling in the car I could barely ...
Cake with Jam and Cream — For BREAKFAST!
You never have to feel guilty about indulging with these naturally sweet, wholesome muffins.
Ten things to throw away right now
By making organisation and decluttering part of your everyday routine, you’ll eliminate that super overwhelming task of sorting out a huge mess!
The 3 most common questions I get asked.
I get asked these questions all the time! Maybe you have wondered about these things too.
Tight hips and how to stretch
Having tight hips can be painful and restrictive and can also affect your back. These stretches can help you feel better.
I’m a Pilates Instructor, and these are the moves I swear by.
If you struggle with shoulder, neck and back stiffness sometimes, then you'll love these Pilates moves. They will help you feel like moving is easy and reduce tension.
Quick Chocolate Cookies
You'll love these healthy chocolate cookies! The best thing is, they are so quick to make and quick to bake!
Creating Your Pilates Space at Home
Create a beautiful space at home that will inspire you to do Pilates.
Why Pilates is different.
Pilates - for the women who don't like exercise! You might just surprise yourself and find you become a Pilates lover too!
Fresh New Smoothie Recipe
Oh my goodness! You are going to LOVE this flavour combo! - Choc /Mint Dream
3 Daily Stretches That Will Keep you Active
If you're feeling stiff and creaky, then these three simple stretches will get you moving. Feel better with just a few stretches daily.
5 Things to Avoid When Starting a Health Kick
When you decide it's time to do something about your health, it can be confusing and overwhelming to know what to do first. Avoid common mistakes and finally get the results you want!
Get Ready for the Slopes
Get your body ready for the slopes with these exercises to feel strong, balanced and reduce the chance of injury.
3 Simple Ways to feel good and look after yourself today
We all know that giving to ourselves is important. It's often the little things that can make all the difference to feeling your best.
“I’m Not Tech Savvy!”
Do you feel unsure about joining an online Pilates class? I'm here to help you feel confident with the technology and enjoy Pilates at home!
How to get into Shape with 15 minute workouts
I was thrilled when I realised that I could tone my body and get into shape with 15 minute Pilates sessions.
Do you get a Stiff Neck?
Have you got a stiff neck? Here are some gentle stretches you can do, which will release the tension.
These 3 Simple Habits will make you feel better and look younger.
Make these 3 habits part of you day, and you’ll feel better, and look younger!
No Pain, No Gain?
I bet you’ve heard people say, “ No pain, no gain”. I hear this all the time, and it’s such a shame that women ...
Did you know that you can get into shape with 15 minute workouts?
Did you know you can get into the best shape of your life with 15 minute workouts? I can show you how moving well and doing the right moves can make you feel your best. Pilates will tone, strengthen and energise you. And it only takes 15 minutes a day!
Understanding Why Muscle Tone is Important as we Age
The best moves to maintain muscle tone are the weight bearing moves. Where you support your own weight, say on all fours. There are many exercises you can do here which are perfect.
Hello. I'm Beth. I help women get into the best shape of their life with Pilates. I got started with Pilates and became interested in health as I saw my own life improve as I learnt how to nurture the key components of health.
Stop surviving with stiffness and start living with energy
Do you have stiff joints? These simple moves really will make the difference. You'll notice more freedom in your body, and feel more energised.
Get Strong legs with moves you can do in the Kitchen
Some of us want to feel more steady on our feet when walking, others are looking for strong skiing legs and some of us what flexibility to get up and down easily when playing with our kids. I've made a quick video that you can do in the kitchen, while you are waiting for the kettle to boil! These moves really do help tone and strengthen your legs and toosh!
4 Moves to Tone your Arms
Tone your arms with these 4 simple moves. You'll need some 1 kg weights and follow along with me.
Can’t get to a class? Don’t worry.
Can't get the gym as often as you'd like? Don't worry! Move with mindfulness throughout your day and see how keeping moving will give you energy, stop the aches and pains and help you maintain your muscle tone..
How to Get the Most out of Your Pilates Workouts
Here are my best tips for getting the most out of your Pilates time. Using these helpful ideas will help you make your Pilates session effective and you'll reap the benefits of your exercise time.
Have the wobbles?
Feel strong and stable with good balance. Pilates can help! Ankle strength, a strong core and stable hips will keep you balanced and centred.
The ‘ All or Nothing’ Approach
I see my Pilates clients do best, when they are kind to themselves and listen to their bodies. Learn to eat and move intuitively. A balanced approach to exercise, taking into consideration your lifestyle, commitments and timeframe will set you up for success.
Cleaning your Pilates Mat
It's important to keep your Pilates mat clean. Here is a natural solution you can make at home to keep your mat clean.
Helpful Ideas for staying on track
Helpful tips to stay on track with your fitness and health routine. Find ways to make it easier for yourself to maintain health and your Pilates workouts.
4 tips for getting the most out of Pilates
Pilates has helped me to understand that Pilates can achieve many beneficial outcomes. Of course, there’s the desired physical outcome of long, lean and toned muscles, a strong core and increased flexibility. Also, the emotional benefits of a healthy mind and clear head are outcomes that also flow from your Pilates practise.
Does Your Body Ache After Travelling?
Does your body ache after traveling? Whether you travel for business or pleasure, find out how to look after your body and avoid the aches and pains.
Detox Stretch 2
This Pilates video will help you engage your core and strengthen the back of your body.
Stretches to complement your Detox
A good friend and colleague of mine, nutritionist Sonja McCord, is currently running a detox program. - I'm always ...
Banana Pancakes for the Birthday Boy!
Banana pancakes for breakfast are a filling and healthy treat for the family.
I still love to hand write! Use this little chart to note down your thoughts and goals for a healthy ...
Chia Seed Puddings
Looking for a fresh, healthy idea for breakfast? Try these Chia Seed Puddings and top with your favourite fresh fruit. A perfect breakfast for when the weather is warm. Enjoy
Good Morning Pilates
These few exercises only take 6 minutes to complete. Do these in the morning. What a great to start the day!
Mindfulness with Pilates
Pilates is a great way to connect mind and body. Learning Pilates can be a nice form of meditation as you focus your concentration on your body. Mindfulness that you learn in Pilates can help you stay present in your daily activities and also help reduce stress and anxiety.
Stay Strong – Tips to stay motivated with your Pilates workouts
It can be hard to stay motivated sometimes and commit to your workout plan. Here are some simple tips to stay on track and enjoy your Pilates workout sessions.
5 Reasons to do Pilates
There are many benefits of Pilates and here are my top 5 reasons for doing Pilates.
Pilates by the Lake
This Pilates session will get your shoulders moving, warm up your spine and engage your abdominals.
Why Learning to Cook Changes Everything
Learning to cook will have a HUGE impact on your health. Here are some ideas to help you feel confident in the kitchen and help you stay on track with your goals to eat well.
A foam roller Pilates video for you to do at home. The massage you will feel through your back will leave you feeling relaxed and energised.
Pilates For Skiers
Have fun on the mountain while skiing with these Pilates exercises to help your body move, twist and bend!
How to eat well when travelling
It's easy to eat well when travelling. Here are my tips for clean, simple meals to make while travelling. When you eat well, you feel good and you'll enjoy your holiday more!
Take 15 minutes to stretch your back – It’s worth it!
This Pilates video will be perfect to stretch your back and develop a beautiful posture.
Pilates in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado
I'm here in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Colorado on holidays with my family. We have loved seeing the ...
Tips for Packing for a Family Trip
Tips for packing for a family holiday. What to pack, how to organise and simplify your packing for an enjoyable, stress free holiday.
Sunday Cooking Ideas for an Easy Week
Planning your food ahead of time is a recipe for success when you are striving to eat well and healthily. Here are my tips for a Sunday afternoon cook up which saves me plenty of time and thought throughout a busy week.
5 Gentle Exercises for Low Back Pain
Pain in your lower back? Pilates can help. Many of us have experienced pain the lower back at some time. I ...
What to Expect in Your First Pilates Class
If you've been thinking about booking in for a Pilates class, here are some examples of what to expect. This short video will show you some beginner exercises and outline some of the language used to cue you and help you understand the purpose of the movements.
Pilates workout for strong abdominals and shoulder release
This Pilates class will help release tight shoulders and get the shoulders moving well. You will also work on ...
What’s the Difference between Pilates and Yoga?
Many people ask me, 'What's the difference between Pilates and yoga?' In some ways they are similar, although this article will outline the key differences, and benefits to your body and mind.
5 Minute Stretch for Desk Workers
Follow along with this 5 minute video and give yourself a quick break from your desk work. You will feel refreshed and help to prevent any tightness creeping into your body.