Exercise Blog Posts

  • Ever heard of Yoga Nidra?

    By Didier Quintard | In Exercise, In the News, YogaPilates Fusion | on April 2, 2019

    Ever heard of Yoga Nidra? It’s a state of waking deep sleep, producing a sense of calm and reducing stress, anxiety and depression. Jill Healy-Quintard from Body & Balance explains exactly how. Yoga Nidra systematically induces complete physical, emotional and mental relaxation. In normal sleep we lose track of ourselves, but in Yoga Nidra, while […]

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  • Be Strong, Be Flexible

    By Jill Healy - Quintard | In Exercise, YogaPilates Fusion | on April 2, 2019

    Be Strong, Stay Strong, Be Flexible, Stay Flexible. “You are only as young as your spine is flexible.” Said Joseph Pilates Did you know that movement and flexibility exercises are the one way to stay strong and flexible in body and mind?  . Keeping the spine moving and flexible and then adding breath with exercise […]

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  • 5 Exercises For Great Arms

    By Jill Healy - Quintard | In Exercise, YogaPilates Fusion | on April 2, 2019

    5 Exercises for great arms…..do everyday for 3 weeks and you will not only feel the difference but you will see the difference. (1) Walk like a Bear A. Stand with feet hip-width apart. Hinge at the hips to bend over and place palms flat on the floor. B. Walk hands forward to high plank position, pause, […]

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  • The Benefits of Yoga Nidra

    By Jill Healy - Quintard | In Exercise, YogaPilates Fusion | on April 2, 2019

    What is Yoga Nidra?…….How can Yoga Nidra aid Anxiety, Stress, Depression? We are living at a time where more and more people are suffering stress, anxiety and depression. Lives are over stressed and over stimulated  from school age students, to teens, young adults and beyond and this is not going away. There are methods that […]

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  • A45+ Fitness & Fitness GROOVE

    By Jill Healy - Quintard | In Exercise, News | on February 20, 2018

    A45+ Fitness (A = Activate, Attitude, Action, Aware, Active Exercise) is Jill Healy-Quintard’s innovative concept class for keeping moving regardless of age. Men and Women who know who they are, know where they are going, know what they want and like to live life with passion and purpose and who realise they no longer need […]

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  • Exercise NOW: Why?

    By Jill Healy - Quintard | In Exercise, News | on January 21, 2018

    Exercise Now: Why? What’s the most transformative thing that you can do for your brain today? Exercise! says neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki “Get inspired. Working out boosts your mood and memory and protects your brain against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.” Start Your Exercise Program Today and discover that exercse does not only transform your body but […]

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  • Travel and Balance of Life

    By Jill Healy - Quintard | In Exercise, In the News, Mindfulness, News | on August 15, 2016

      I have been on a traveling adventure (with Didier) now for 5 weeks and have another 3 to go. Sometimes I am feeling exhausted due to change of time zones, weather, food and some over indulgence, but I am particularly upset about not finding a good coffee, yet! From Vietnam, to Paris, to Copenhagen, […]

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  • Getting motivated is the hardest part, but the good news is that once you start, it takes as little as 10 minutes to start feeling those ‘happy hormones’ or feel good endorphins kick in. Motivational Tip: Once you have started it takes only 10 days to develop the habit of exercise. In fact, after one […]

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  • The silly season is upon us which means more alcohol, more late nights, more deadlines, more crap food and generally more stress – financial, relationship AND family. Jill Healy-Quintard from Body and Balance, explains that if you do these five easy moves daily – some as often as you can throughout the day, they will […]

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  • Jill’s Article Featured “Juice Daily”

    By admin | In Exercise, In the News, News | on November 17, 2015

    How to start Exercising From the couch to fitness in 7 easy steps. Sure, we know winter ended ages ago, but if you’re still making excuses about when to start your fitness routine, we’ve got easy steps to get you off the couch and on the fitness path. Shake off that winter haze! This is […]

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