Weight Watchers Hythe Talk

Weight Watchers Hythe Talk

I was delighted to be asked by Weight Watchers Hythe Coach Amanda Heaps to speak to the group this morning about the benefits of exercise and specifically Pilates. We started with sitting correctly and contracting the abdominals and how to engage their pelvic floor....
Trigger Point Pilates Training

Trigger Point Pilates Training

Last weekend I attended a Trigger Point Pilates training course run by Lydia Campbell. Trigger Point Pilates is a system of functional exercises designed specifically to release the spine and body. This is achieved by stimulating trigger points in order to stretch and...
Pilates classes 1 year old today!

Pilates classes 1 year old today!

A very Happy birthday to Jane Mackenzie’s Health and Fitness Pilates classes! It doesn’t seem like yesterday that I started my first Pilates class at Hythe Cricket and Squash Club, but it’s actually been a whole year! I have a fantastic, dedicated...
Fitness Fiesta – Windsor, April 2018

Fitness Fiesta – Windsor, April 2018

This weekend I attended the Fitness Fiesta event with my sister Carol. For those who have not heard about this event it is a fitness weekend which runs from Friday to Sunday and offers fitness classes in all the fun and exciting ways you love, and showcases anything...
Pilates Photoshoot Fuerteventura

Pilates Photoshoot Fuerteventura

On a recent holiday to the beautiful island of Fuerteventura in the Canaries, we took the opportunity to do Pilates photoshoot, making the most the of amazing scenery to be found there. At the north west of the island is the delightful fishing village of El Cotillo....
The Beacon School Fundraiser

The Beacon School Fundraiser

The Beacon school in Folkestone is a fantastic facility providing educational experiences for pupils between the ages of 13 and 19 years, with complex needs, learning difficulties and physical and sensory impairments. The school has a large, modern sports hall, and is...
Weight Control Café Introduction

Weight Control Café Introduction

For those of you who missed Jane Mackenzie’s introductory talk on her innovative Weight Control Café, here is a screen cast with everything new participants need to know. Don’t forget that our Client Area is password protected. You will be provided with a...
Weight Control Café

Weight Control Café

Exciting news! Jane Mackenzie talks about her brand new concept in weight management, launching January 2018 at venues in Folkestone, Kent, the Weight Control Café. Learn about this new holistic approach to losing and controlling your weight, through a combination of...
Pilates Hythe Thursday Morning

Pilates Hythe Thursday Morning

Pilates Hythe Thursday Morning. This was the first class we set up back in April, and over the course of the year we have built up a really nice group of people, who attend consistently, and are now really benefiting from regular Pilates. We are delighted to have a...
Back Care – Advanced Fitness Pilates

Back Care – Advanced Fitness Pilates

Jane Mackenzie was recently awarded an Advanced Fitness Pilates certificate in Back Care from Choreography To Go. This award means that Jane will be able to better serve the many of us who suffer with back problems, ensuring her Pilates classes are extra safe and...
The New You Challenge

The New You Challenge

  Weight loss through healthy living The New You Challenge is a Facebook group we set up several weeks ago. The challenge is to adopt a healthier attitude towards eating during the run-up to Christmas, and thereby lose a little weight beforehand. The idea...
Pilates Classes in Folkestone on Wednesday

Pilates Classes in Folkestone on Wednesday

We have been running our new Pilates classes in Folkestone on Wednesday at 6.00 pm for several weeks now, and we’re already nearly full! So a great big thank you to everyone who comes along. This is a really great class, with a lovely group of people, and we...
Cure for Tennis Elbow

Cure for Tennis Elbow

Could this simple exercise be a cure for Tennis Elbow? Tennis Elbow or ‘lateral epicondylitis’ is a chronic, inflammatory condition causing pain in the tendon on the outside of the elbow. Read about Tennis Elbow on NHS Choices. My husband Mat suffered with...
New Wednesday Pilates Classes in Folkestone

New Wednesday Pilates Classes in Folkestone

Great news! In response to your requests, we are happy to announce our brand new Pilates classes in Folkestone on Wednesday evenings at 6:00pm, starting on 27th September 2017. Our Wednesday classes will be held at the new, purpose-built sports facility at The Beacon...
Thursday Morning Pilates Classes in Hythe

Thursday Morning Pilates Classes in Hythe

Our Thursday morning Pilates classes in Hythe have been running for a several months now, at Hythe Cricket and Squash Club, and have been a great success. We have a great bunch of ladies and gentlemen who are really beginning to see the benefits of regular Pilates...
Aqua Aerobics Moves

Aqua Aerobics Moves

Some of you may know that I’m also an Aqua Aerobics instructor and trainer, and have been passionate about this form of exercise for many years. Indeed several of my Pilates participants also attend my regular Aqua class that I teach at Folkestone Sports Centre...
Pilates Moves Photoshoot

Pilates Moves Photoshoot

I’m lucky enough to have a photographer as a husband: www.matmackenzie.co.uk, so yesterday I took advantage of this and asked Mat to take pictures of me demonstrating some Pilates moves. As it was such a lovely day, we decided to do this outdoors, in the grounds...

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