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Fitness Newsletter 4 April

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Fitness Pilates, Fitness Yoga & Resistance/Conditioning Core classes to help you improve, your fitness, strength, stamina, core, posture and flexibility.
Let’s get results, look and feel amazing.

All level effective classes for men and women (except pregnancy)
Commit to working out with us to achieve your health + fitness goals

Click on the Classes tab for our current COMPLEMENTARY FITNESS classes, times and venues and join us to get fit.
Our aim in the following classes is to improve our strength, flexibility, posture, co-ordination and balance.


Class feedback:
“So enjoyed the class tonight (Fitness Pilates Tue 29 March) and especially the new playlist. It is brilliant how you put together a class that is always exciting and challenging – those arms and legs!! And play such amazing music. Fabulous”. Thanks very much Gill

Did you know that…
Edinburgh International Science Festival is on until 10 April. Find out about events at

Currently, I subscribe to Healthy magazine (Holland & Barrett’s mag) and love reading about everything healthy incl lifestyle, food, products, fitness etc.
It’s a good-value mag and does have some adverts for products but nothing like other magazines that seem to have 50% adverts for expensive products.
Anyway, I thought you might be interested in this …

How to make a smoothie bowl

If you click on the link (or copy and paste to your browser), have a read and you can also scroll down for other related posts.

April is Bowel Cancel Awareness Month, find out more at

A lot of people are suffering with symptoms of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) nowadays.
April is also IBS Awareness Month.
If you click on this link,
you can find out more and also take part in a confidential online survey and download info.

I thought you might find this article by Elwin Robinson about how licorice can help digestion
I have one of Elwin’s books and love the info he gives in his Youtube videos too, eg ‘how to overcome exhaustion, stress and overwhelm’ There are lots of interviews with other natural health enthusiasts at
I also met Elwin at David Wolfe’s conference with Steven about 18 months ago in London – excellent.

Side Plank variation

Something to think about:
“It is not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it” – Hans Seyle

This is a reminder about Holyrood Art Club’s Annual Exhibition starting this Saturday 9 April – 16 April in Greyfriar’s Kirk, Greyfriar’s Place.
Admission is free and times are: 10.30-5.45 daily, 2pm-5.45 on 10 April and closes 4.30pm on Sat 16 April – enjoy.

Check out my Complementary Fitness youtube video channel and workout with me.
Warm up first and you can do 2 or 3 different short videos
Click on the link above or copy and paste into your browser to watch – and join in!

Class costs: £5 each / £29 for each 6 week block of Tue or Thurs Fitness Pilates classes (guarantees place + saves time) / £8 for both Thursday Yoga/Pilates classes /£45 for ALL classes in a month.
If you have any questions or would like more info before attending a class, please email Susan (details below) and she’ll be happy to help or discuss with you. Also if you need clearance from your GP, physio, osteopath etc before attending any class, please get their permission (written if necessary) first, thank you.

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I look forward to seeing you this week for more fitness and fun