As a regular reader of my Blog, or follower of mine on social media, I hope it would seem apparent that my fitness journey is one in the name of self improvement and that my ethos behind setting up a Personal Training business is to help people become the best possible versions of themselves. But as well as the physical, what about the personal? Do you ever stop and think: I wonder if I could try to be not only a better person, but a kinder person too? As well as looking and feeling fantastic, wouldn’t it be amazing to know that one act at a time you could be helping, supporting or even showing others their true value? This is a concept that hugely appeals to me – as much as I love my City, London can also be a cruel, rude and unforgiving place. So when Kind Snacks approached me about taking part in their 2016 Kind Challenge to help make London a kinder place one healthy snack at a time, there was no way I could refuse.
Despite being based in West London, and indeed already teaching classes myself in Kensington, I have never been along to check out the ultra sleek Equinox gym and fitness studio just off High Street Ken, so when the invite came through from the gorgeous Ming and Bianca Bridges to join them at one of the Bridges Manor events at a signature Equinox “Get Whipped” class I was first on the RSVP list.
What is the Bridges Manor? I’ll let the girls tell you in their own words: