Pilates

Good bye Samui

Last month in Samui folks! I am going back to Chiang Mai in November. And after that going back to Spain for Christmas. That’s the plan, So far…So good! Here is a post about the things I will miss from Samui, an island that I could call home one day. I loved my life...

Pilates around the world

When I started this journey, I imagined myself sharing some Pilates with the locals around the world and maybe some expats…But I never imagined that in one year in Thailand I would have taught to more countries that you could travel in a year. “Who needs to travel the world if the world is...

The use of language

As you all know, I am now teaching Pilates in Koh Samui (Thailand). And I teach in English, a language foreign to me. To be able to teach in a foreign language it required a little bit of extra effort. When I was teaching in Spanish, my native language, it was all easy and...

Getting personal: 10 random things about me

Gymnastics times – Me with 11 years old When you enter a Pilates class, you don’t know the teacher. For the physical appearance you can imagine, even believe you know how a person would be. So I thought of writing this post with some personal stuff you maybe never imagined, so in case you...

5 tips to stay fit on holidays

It’s high season in Koh Samui, summer in Europe…But…Are you keeping your Pilates practice? I have talked several times with yogi and pilates friends about how difficult it is sometimes to keep up our practice while travelling. So here are some tips to keep doing Pilates or other sports while on holidays. 1) Look...

Can men do Pilates?

When I talk to my male friends about Pilates, always comes up the typical question: ” But Pilates is not only for women?” or “Can men do Pilates?” Of course Pilates is a good workout for men!! I say enthusiastically. Men CAN DO Pilates. Yes, men of the world, you can! First of all, Pilates...

Hello Samui

We are finally in Ko Samui. After one week of looking for bungalows or a place to live…here I am, ready to give some Pilates in Koh Samui. Despite everything being much more expensive than Chiang Mai, we find the island quite beautiful if you stay away from the main touristic areas, like Chaweng....

Pilates for runners

This post is dedicated to my friend Bex Jones, an incredible nice person with a great challenge: Running the 10k Bristol Marathon for her brother Aled. More info here. I wrote her to congratulate her for this adventure (I love challenges) and told her about my new life as a full time Pilates teacher here...

Be yourself, no matter what they say

Sting sings “Englishman in New York” and I can proudly sing “I am Spanish woman in Chiang Mai”…”Be yourself, no matter what they say”… 🙂 As you will notice from my accent, yes, I am a Spanish MAT Pilates Teacher giving Pilates in Chiang Mai, in English. You may recognize it by my strong...