Entries by Jade Tainturier

Meet the Trainers: Emily Commens

Welcome back for our third edition of meet the trainer. This week we chat to Emily (or is that Jessica?) who joined just in time to go with us through the bumpy ride that 2020 has proven to be. Read on to find out more about Em. 9 questions with: Emily Commens How long have […]

Meet the Trainers: Naomi Blair

We’re back to once again celebrate our amazing volunteers! For this week’s interview, we speak to another long-standing volunteer: Naomi Blair 8 questions with: Naomi Blair How long have you worked with Mood Active? 2 years  What’s your position? Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer. I’m also helping out with some admin tasks at the moment. […]

Meet the Trainers: Yatesy

Mood Active wouldn’t be what it is without the amazing cohort of volunteers that support us. That’s why we’re starting our “Meet the Trainers” series where we interview each of our trainers, so you can get to know the person behind your favourite class. We’re kicking things off with a Mood Active veteran: Yatesy! 10 questions […]

Household items you can use to work out

Working out from home is not easy and we typically find plenty of reasons to put it off such as “I don’t have time to exercise” or “I don’t have the proper equipment to exercise”. The good news is we have a solution for you. If time is what you’re lacking, remember that exercise doesn’t […]

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Meditation for the Mind and Heart

Meditation can be a great way to help you battle mental health issues. It not only quietens down the mind, but can also help relax the muscles. In addition to which it’s accessible to anybody regardless of your strength or flexibility. If you’re new to meditation, the idea of sitting perfectly still in silence for […]