It is thought that orcas go through menopause so that they don’t keep producing young which would have to compete for food with the off spring of their daughters. They can also help find food for their own sons, so that the sons are fit and can reproduce with other pods. This makes her genetically linked to her whole pod and spreads her genes with other pods too. This supports a theory called the ‘grandmother hypothesis’.
Fancy a little inspiration this Sunday? Today's blog is courtesy of the fabulous Ian, who, as we speak is doing something marvelous with his new found body and freedom! Take some inspiration from Ian and know that things you'd given up hope of doing again are achievable and totally possible....at any age!
It is a commonly known fact that being fit and staying fit have numerous benefits to your body and mind yet so many of us don't do it. We know many reasons why this happens and so much of the time it's because there just isn't the sort of thing you fancy doing out there! We aren't all gym bunnies that's for sure and so many of us absolutely loathe and detest other forms of exercise scenarios.
As you read this today, I will be "relaxing" in the sunshine with my little girl before she starts school this week. Oh how the last 5 years have flown by!
I've got a rather marvelous new book that I was given by one of you guys a couple of weeks ago and I've loved getting stuck in whilst drinking a pina colada (or a vodka tonic!) on holiday. An amazing, kind and unexpected gift - thank you!
With any 10 Class Pass or Monthly Class Pass purchased between today, Sunday 25th August and Friday 13th September we will add your name to our draw for a chance to win a Free 1:1 60 Minute Masterclass with either Wendy or Vic (your choice!). The masterclass will focus on helping you with your Pilates technique and also setting a personalised programme. (Worth £150!)
So, today I’m facing one of my biggest fears (apart from everyone knowing I actually have an abundance of white hair under my brunette sheen!!) Anyway, enough of that! Today, I’m actually getting my face out there and starting to talk to you on video! Yes, you’ve guessed it, I’m having a go at vlogging! How jolly modern of me.
With Father's Day just around the corner (16th June), I thought now would be a great time to suggest the perfect way to to spoil your own Dad, someone who is like a Dad, treat your other half to something relaxing, your son, grandson, Grandad, a brand new Dad - basically, ANYONE you know who deserves to be treated and recognised on Father's Day!
So, you all know the scenario, something hurts like hell or you are anxious, worried, uptight, trying to maintain a smile when in fact you’d rather be gurning with what ever strong emotion was bubbling away under the surface…. We’ve all been there, many of you as you are reading this now will be doing it. So, what is it?...
Have you ever had one of those moments where someone’s kindness and help totally changes the course of your day, week, year or life? I don’t think many of us have those that often but I was on the receiving end of a rather unexpected and rather mind blowing moment this week!