Tag Archives: pilates

Nine reasons why Pilates could be good for YOU

 Whether you’re a beginner, regularly practice Pilates or would just like to try something new, this break really concentrates on bringing out the healthiest version of you. Shela Done, one of the leaders for our Pilates Break. We’ve spoken to our Fitness Consultant, Dean Hodgkin, and he has given us nine reasons why you could […]

Facial Pilates – for a natural face lift

Ragdale Hall’s Decleor expert and leader of our Decleor team, Jo, recently told us a little more about Decleor’s new Facial Pilates massage technique, and the benefits of Magnolia. We found it really interesting and hope you do too. Decléor’s latest anti-ageing innovations… If you’re one of the many UK women concerned about the effects […]

Keep on moving …

New research suggests that embracing exercise as you head into your 60s deflects the risk of major health issues and dementia. Conducted by the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the study found those who took up exercise at or around retirement age were three times more likely to stay healthy over a period of eight […]

Yoga Retreat or Pilates Retreat which fitness break is for you?

Ragdale Hall Health Hydro & Thermal Spa, based in Leicestershire offers a number of fitness breaks throughout the year and coming over the next few months we have two dates for both our Pilates Retreat and Yoga Retreat.  But which one is for you?  Read on to find a little bit more about both forms of exercise and […]

Pilates or Yoga? That is the question!

Hot on the success of our first Yoga Retreat (do read our guest’s comments), we have another date planned, plus a Pilates Retreat for September. What is Pilates? Pilates is a body conditioning routine that helps build flexibility and long, lean muscles, strength and endurance in the legs, abdominals, arms, hips, and back. It puts […]