17 Jun

For all my menopausal beautiful woman. This is for you.

You are amazing, you are beautiful and you can do anything. Woman support woman. We have your back xoxo



From her tippy toes to the top of her head

Warmth rising

Flushing her cheeks

To a glorious rosy red


Giddiness, joy, elation

Her head did spin

Was it the champagne

Or daily life intoxication


A beautiful memory

A face looking at her

Feeling nostalgic

oh dear how young we were


Her life of spectacular moments

Tells story upon her beautiful face

Softness, fine lines

Charming, full of grace


Youth lays behind

Only in time

Keep dreaming of that life

Passion keeps you in prime


A turning point

A time of transition

A time in life

A new definition


From light to dark

She will shine inside

It’s grey, Imperfect

Move effortlessly through to the other side


Wisdom and experience

As she enters a new phase

Elegance, truth and love

She will continue to navigate life’s maze


Welcome to middle age a time of transition. It doesn’t have to be a time of darkness. Stay in the light 💋💋💋



Pilates exercises using the sliders. Working on your core

08 Oct

Do you want to improve your core? Have your tried pilates?

Basic pilates exercises enhanced using sliders

These pilates exercises in the plank position are enhanced by using the sliders. They create further instability, forcing you to use more muscles to stabilise. There is many exercises you can do with this fabulous tool. Would you like to learn more? Come along to a class and Janette Bendle Pilates in Mornington. We run 3 group classes a week, but our speciality is designer groups. You tell me what you want or need and what your short and  long term goals are and we will work together to achieve that. Call Janette on 0418923029


Work on your core fitness using the UGI exercise BALL

07 Sep


Have your tried the UGI exercise Ball

A challenging workout using the UGI exercise Ball

This amazing Ugi exercise ball. This squishy weighted ball is a cross between the fit ball and the medicine ball, it will improve your core stability, your strength, cardio and balance. 30 exercises and 30 minutes a day is all you need. It comes in 3 different sizes and colors. Purple is 6lb, pink is 8lb and the turquoise is 10lb. Do  not be fooled by the weights or compare to the weights of your dumbells.  This workout tool will incorporate muscles you didn’t know you had. It is an all over body workout.

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Do this workout. All you need is your Ball and a timer. Download the UGI Fitness timer  or your own

This workout will target your core. It is cardio & strengthening. Do one set or if you want a challenge I dare you to try 5 sets.


Beginners 20 secs each exercise, Intermediate 45 secs and Advanced 50- 60 seconds

Repeat 3 – 5 times through.