Complementary Fitness 2 March Newsletter

A reminder that there is no class on Thursday this week because we’ll be at my brother-in-law’s funeral (Norman’s brother) but if you can, please come to another class this week instead if you can, thanks.

I know that a lot of you have been asking so here’s the big news for us: our daughter gave birth to baby Theo on Thursday last week and he weighed in at 9lb 9oz and both well.  We babysat and had Layla our granddaughter for a sleepover on Thursday – if ...


Complementary Fitness 3 Feb news + info

Wow, into the 2nd month of the year already!

Most schools should be finishing up on Friday for a week but … just to let you know that all of our classes are still ON in the holidays so looking forward to seeing you if you can make it.

Here are a couple of hacks to keep you motivated to exercise and come to classes:

  • Sometimes we think ‘oh I’m too tired’ or ‘its too cold/dark to go out and exercise’ but these are just thoughts and doesn’t mean ...

Complementary Fitness 27 Jan news

I read a recent fitness article in Dr Mercola’s website about the benefits of yoga on brain health saying that “yoga — which is suitable for most people, regardless of age or fitness level — has been shown to support healthy brain function and stave off neurological decline. 

Through modern imaging technology, researchers have been able to objectively confirm that yoga impacts the brain in beneficial ways that translate into improved attention, mental processing speed, executive function and emotional regulation.

Regular yoga practice has also been shown to ...


Complementary Fitness 20 Jan news + updates

Oh I’m soooo glad we’re back in Craiglockhart church hall again this week.  Phew!  You’ll know that if you were at our class last week in Waterside SC, then by the time the slimmers and the last of the leaders eventually left, it was 8.05/8/15pm!  It was a joke (not very funny though).  We did actually start our class while one of the slimmers was still being weighed (around 7.45pm when the class was supposed to finish at 7.30pm)  and I’m sure that they weren’t very ...


Complementary Fitness 13 Jan newsletter

You’ll see on the Classes page of my website that on Tuesday 14 Jan, our 7.30pm Fitness Pilates class is in Waterside Social Club, 26 Inglis Green Road.

Waterside Social Club is on the left side where the entrance to Sainsbury’s car park is. 

If driving, park in Sainsbury’s car park for the hour.  

It was the only venue at the time that was available and I’m sure it’ll be fine.

If you’re not sure exactly where it is though, there’s a website which shows the ...


Complementary Fitness 30 Dec news

I hope that you had a very merry Christmas, enjoyed all the fun and relaxed too. 

There’s always such a lot of pre-planning, work and stuff to do but it’s all worth it to see everyone and celebrate together.

Do you have any goals for 2020?  I read this list the other day and thought you might like some of them:

  • Break a bad habit
  • Learn a new skill
  • Do a good deed
  • Visit a new place
  • Read a difficult book
  • Write and send a letter
  • Face a fear
  • Try something new
  • Take a ...

Complementary Fitness 16 Dec news

We finished up on Fri 13 December so there are no classes now till 7 Jan but want to thank you for being part of our Complementary Fitness team and coming to, and taking part in our classes this year; it wouldn’t have been the same without you.

I hope that you’ve enjoyed our various workouts, had fun, enjoyed the social aspect of our classes too and felt that you improved your fitness, strength & flexibility.

I’m sure that you’ll be getting organised ...


Complementary Fitness 9 Dec news + updates

As you know, this is our last week of 2019 classes and I want to thank you for being part of our Complementary Fitness team and working out with us.  I really appreciate your commitment to fitness and to our classes, thank you.

Please try to come to as many classes this week as you can even though we don’t actually have a class on Thursday night because Dreghorn Loan hall is being used for the General Election.  Instead, please come to our Tuesday (or Wed/Fri) class ...


Complementary Fitness 2 Dec newsletter

Did you also know that:

I’m looking forward to seeing you in our classes this week as above and you’ll notice (or know that) our December Tuesday 7.30pm and Thursday 7pm classes are candlelight classes (for the last 20 minutes of each class so please bring your tea lights and holders and something warm to keep cozy when relaxing and stretching on the floor).

I’m reminding that next week, again our Tuesday class on 10 Dec is another Fitness Pilates candlelight class and although no class on Thurs 12 Dec ...


Complementary Fitness 25 Nov news + updates

We’ve got this week of all classes ‘as normal’ then another 2 weeks and finish up on Friday 13 December.  As I mentioned last week though, because of the General Election on Thurs 12 Dec, there’s no class that night but again, please try to come to another class that week if you normally come to our Thursday class. 

Our evening fitness Pilates/yoga Candlelight classes are on Tue 3, Thurs 5 and Tue 10 Dec.

If you haven’t been to our December candlelight classes, what happens is: you’re ...

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