Dance – a powerful healing tool

I don’t need scientific evidence, to prove to me that dancing is good for my health, on every level. But the science on dance is a powerful validation of what ‘us dancers’ know: dancing is deeply connected with happiness, lifts our moods and makes us feel positive. Research shows that dance demands a heightened level […]

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My 3 mantras

I just decided to share with you my 3 mantras that I write about in my book Eat Dance Shine: It’s never too late to take charge of your health. Even small changes can make a difference. It’s what you do every day that matters. They give me hope; they make the mission of great […]

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hosting a Nia masterclass

Wow, phew, yey and woohoo! It started this morning with a quick drive down to Terminal 2 at LHR. The traffic was wonderfully light on the M25 at 7.30am and to my surprise Helen Terry was immediately there by my car at the ‘drop off’ bay, with 2 suitcases, ready to jump in. Enough time […]

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Age Un-concerned part 1

Here’s the first thing, food.  I have a client who has lost a stone in 6 months through admittedly, quite radical changes to her diet. An anti-inflammatory diet means a longevity diet means, in this case, vegan, low fat, low alcohol. As they say “it’s simple, but not necessarily easy”. Not only that, but her […]

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The raw food was dressed but we weren’t!

I kid you not, last Sunday evening we had a sophisticated raw naked dining experience, a stone’s throw away from the Shard. (Sorry no photos, in fact we had to leave our phones in our lockers along with all our clothes and handbags!) Our dear friends, R and P, one of them being a seasoned […]

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Cooking with fats

Even though I’ve know for ages that heating oil for cooking, is not great, I have largely turned a blind eye to it. Habits die hard when it comes to frying onion. That kitchen aroma…ah! And the taste of caramelized onions is so delicious. Many recipes start with “chop a small onion and fry in […]

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What is the right diet for you?

After many years of research and experimentation I have developed a sense of what food is right for me, what works. It has eventually become an intuitive process. This enables me to leave behind will power, with its limited usefulness. I encourage you to do the same, to help you decide, what is best for […]

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Spring Equinox Detox

Spring is here! It’s time to pull your juicer out of the cupboard, brush off the dust and crank up the engine! Did you know this is one of the best times to detox, just around the Spring Equinox, on March 20th? The equinox – the moment when the sun is directly above the equator […]

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Nia Class

The benefits of Nia that will amaze you

An occupational therapist took her first Nia class recently in USA and then wrote this thank you letter. Check out all the benefits of Nia she noticed in just one hour and how clearly she articulates them!  “Thank you for my first complimentary Nia session! As an Occupational Therapist, I couldn’t help making a few […]

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Top 5 Superfoods I eat daily

Superfood is a term used to describe some common foods such as blackberries, which grow abundantly in the UK and some less common ones e.g. goji berries and spirulina. I love eating blackberries, in season, while walking the dog. What could be better, sunshine, exercise and superfood! Superfoods offer the most natural, complete and raw […]

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