*BLOG POST - REFLECTIONS*     Reflections in the mirror may be distorted by socially constructed ideas of beauty.......   What exactly do you see when you look in the mirror? Do you choose to see your beautiful body for what it is? The remarkable vessel it is for holding that beautiful soul of yours? [...]

By |2018-10-29T04:24:27+00:00October 29th, 2018|Body Image, Community, Fun and Fitness, Fundraising, Powerhoop, Self Love|

7 surprising reasons Powerhoop will blow your mind

I have been Powerhooping now for over 6 years.  BEST THING I EVER DID FOR MYSELF!  I suffered from eating disorder, alcohol addiction, post natal depression, and low confidence.  By finding Powerhoop, I have turned my life around completely.  Powerhooping has triggered so many positive changes in my life.    POWERHOOPING HELPED TO SAVE ME [...]

By |2018-02-12T00:40:57+00:00February 12th, 2018|Community, Fun and Fitness, Powerhoop, Self Love|

4 ways to create the habit of exercising and NOT actually give up.

Why it’s Important to Find an Exercise You Love It’s well-known that exercise is incredibly important to maintain a healthy body and life, with its benefits extolled all over the internet and in numerous academic publications. We all love the feeling of an endorphin rush, but maintaining a consistent workout routine can be difficult even [...]

By |2018-02-01T08:00:57+00:00February 1st, 2018|Fun and Fitness, Powerhoop|

How I went from a self destructive bulimic to a marathon runner

I DID IT!!!  I actually freaking did it!  I ran 42km last Saturday for the first time in my entire  life!  My legs ran me all that distance, all the way!  I still cannot believe I actually did it.  I remember when I was a little girl, watching a marathon thinking OMG how could people [...]

By |2017-11-23T05:53:10+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Body Image, Fun and Fitness, Fundraising, Powerhoop, Self Love|

Who Cares About Self Care?

Why is it that we find taking care of ourselves so challenging ? Why is it that we take care of everyone in our lives happily, attending to their every need, yet when it comes to us, we simply freeze? It's too indulgent? There is not enough time? I don't have enough money? I don’t [...]

By |2017-10-16T02:37:46+00:00October 16th, 2017|Body Image, Powerhoop, Self Love|

The Girl At The Back

Strange title I know, but for years I idolised people who went to fitness classes in branded (very) tight fitting lycra and bounced around with confidence at the front able to keep up with the instructor. I stood at the back, yes, at the very back in clothes that were baggy, showed no skin and [...]

By |2017-10-08T02:02:58+00:00October 8th, 2017|Body Image, Community, Fun and Fitness, Powerhoop, Self Love|

How Music improves your workout

  If there’s one thing humans across all cultures can agree upon, it’s the power of music. While taste in music varies greatly from person to person, its ability to improve mood and enhance emotions means that it’s universally regarded as somewhat of an essential part of life, from birth right up to old age. [...]

By |2017-10-05T03:10:28+00:00September 19th, 2017|Fun and Fitness, Powerhoop|

7 Things you need to be warned about before joining a Powerhoop class

You have maybe heard all about Powerhoop classes and maybe you haven’t tried it yet? It is my hope that at some stage in your life, you have the chance to experience the magic of a Powerhoop class. But if you are sitting on the side lines and are unsure if you will make it [...]

By |2017-10-05T03:00:19+00:00August 19th, 2017|Community, Fun and Fitness, Powerhoop|

8 Ways to skyrocket your energy levels… Guaranteed

  I know I have pretty high energy levels.  I love life.  I am grateful for each day I live.  I haven't always been this full of energy or life, and this makes it a bit easier to know what has really impacted on my energy levels.  I can confidently compare today ( in my [...]

By |2017-10-05T03:00:20+00:00June 30th, 2016|Powerhoop|

10 Things your Powerhoop Instructor wants you to know

This month marks my 5th year of teaching Powerhoop and my third here in New Zealand.   Boy have I come a long way since that very first class where I literally did not sleep a wink the night before worrying about the choreography and having to speak to large crowds. (I used to HATE public [...]

By |2017-10-05T03:00:20+00:00March 26th, 2016|Powerhoop|