Love, Sailing and Pilates

August 12, 2022

Just before the events of 2020 I met a sailor, turns out he’s the love of my life..high fives all round for the timing right!?! We endured the pandemic with visits between his floating home in Ireland and my bricks and mortar in Tring. Fast forward two years, a stack of life events in between …

Pilates and Props – New Class!

August 7, 2022

When you see someone walking through a town with a foam mat under their arm, I always think “Oh, there’s a Pilates or Yoga class available nearby”. My next thought is whether I know the teacher, whether they wanted to grab a coffee sometime and spend an hour talking about movement. Some people only experience …

Movement Beyond the Studio

May 24, 2022

Encouraging clients to practice the skills they have learned in the Pilates studio has proven to be quite tricky in the past. People worried about not ‘doing it right’ instead of ‘having a go’ The Global pandemic has definitely changed that for the better in this area. As studios closed and zoom shares soared, teachers …

Get yourself a HPY Life

April 29, 2022

We don’t need a massive amount of space to exercise and feel fit, happy and energised every day. All you need is a little bit of floor space and a mat (for comfort). Come and try it out. “I developed HPY Life whilst in lockdown. Struggling with limited space and clients missing being able to …

Work can be ergonomic

April 29, 2022

An excerpt from an article written during the pandemic lockdown. Especially because we are working from home (and that trend is looking like it will continue), it’s important to invest not only in a new ergonomic chair, but also in how you position and move your body during your work day. The guidance is super-simple …

Hello world!

April 29, 2022

A new web site for a new chapter in life. If you don’t know me, I’m Emma. My Pilates journey began with a car accident whilst pregnant with my second child. It left me in constant discomfort and pain. Being a somewhat stubborn individual, I decided to embark upon fixing myself as the medication & …

Emma Bray doing Pilates
October 24, 2020