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The Benefits Of Yoga

There are lots of different exercises you could undertake to improve your general health and fitness. Think running, cross-fit and completing your daily 10,000 steps. However, only one activity has been developed over 5,000 years to create a perfect harmony between both your body and your mind, combining fitness and mental well-being, and this is yoga (which in Sanskrit, means to join or unite), and more specifically, yoga asana which is the version of yoga that includes physical practice of the poses we traditionally associate with yoga. Bear in mind... Read More


Meet Jilla Active Ambassador Lashara

To celebrate the launch of our new Spring Summer collection we thought who better than our very own brand ambassador Lashara to star in our campaign shoot smashing out a sweaty workout for the Jilla Active team and their Mums. We recently caught up with Lashara (within social distancing measures) to find out a little more about her and some useful health and fitness tips during this usual times along the way. Please see her answers below. Hello Lashara, we hope you are very well and keeping safe. Please tell... Read More


Yoga Stops Traffick

Yoga Stops Traffick is a global event which brings together yoga practitioners from across the world in hope to raise awareness and funds for survivors of trafficked women and children. The event takes place once every annum – falling on the 15th March this year. The campaign supports the work of ‘Odanadi Seva Trust’, an anti- traffick organisation based in Mysore (India), and the birthplace of modern yoga. 10% of all our profits from the 13th – 20th March 2020 will be donated directly to Yoga Stops Traffick. What is... Read More


Summer Retreat Recommendations

How about booking yourself into a yoga retreat to inspire and restore your mind, body and soul. We love yoga retreats because they can work so well if you are short on time but are after maximum effect, just a weekend away can help you feel totally relaxed and restored. They can really help deepen your yoga practice and you’ll most likely have a chance to talk through with your teacher any niggles and benefit from workshops or one-on-one time. The joy about retreats is that you can go along... Read More

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A Beginners Guide to New Workouts to Try in 2019

Have you started 2019 super motivated to be a fitter and healthier you but are finding it hard sticking to your new gym routine already? Maybe the gym life is not quite for you? But that’s okay, the gym is not for everyone but that does not mean you should stop your fitness regime now. There is an endless number of other classes and workouts to choose from with no subscriptions! From running to spin and yoga – we’ve selected a few options to choose from below…     Bounce... Read More

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Skipping & Brunch with AK Fit Club

  On Saturday 14th July, we headed over to The Lodge.space in Canada Water for a morning of skipping, HIIT exercises, shopping and brunching. What: Skip, HIIT, Burn & Brunch Where: The Lodge.Space, Canada Water Who: Jilla Active x AK Fit Club The workout was organised by the wonderful Kim and Andi of AK Fit Club, who use their classes to prove that skipping is “no longer just for the playground”. After an hour of attempting to master the art of skipping (a lot of co-ordination and concentration is involved!) we were so ready... Read More

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Guest Blog: Jeannie from Create Pilates explores movement and support

This month Jeannie Di Bon, Movement Therapist, Pilates Method Alliance, advises on Pain Management for Hypermobility/Elhers-Danlos Syndrome/Chronic Pain, author, blogger for Huffington Post and international speaker. She is also the owner of Create Pilates Studio in Wimbledon and is taking over the blog to talk movement and the importance of supporting your body. She has recently tested out the new Jilla range and was super impressed with the support our clothing provides that she wanted to share her thoughts with you all! When it comes to movement, support comes in many different guises  ‘We... Read More

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Easy Everyday Eco Swaps To Try Now!

Here at Jilla HQ we are constantly looking at ways we can improve our sustainability and limit our damage to the natural environment both within the office and on an everyday basis. As this is a subject we are all passionate about we were inspired to share our latest tips and tricks for swapping everyday single use items to useful and reusable items, not only will you cut down on waste, you will also find you will save yourself money in the long run! Have a read below to see... Read More


An Afternoon of Barre and Beauty!

A couple of weekends ago we spent Saturday afternoon at Benk + Bo event space enjoying an interesting and fun Beauty and Barre Event. It was organised by Zara Williams who led us through a 45 minutes mat-based barre class which was followed by a DIY natural and organic deodorant workshop led by Henrietta Lampkin, the founded of Elsa Organics. Have a read to see what we got on! What: Barre and Beauty Event hosted by Zara Williams and workshop led by Henrietta Lampkin, founder of Elsa Organics When: Saturday 24th February, 1-3pm... Read More

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First ladies’ team take on Everest in the Alps

  On 26th February, seven teams will be taking on a huge challenge – Everest in the Alps. It is a 4 day ascent of the height of Everest on skis, all to raise money for research into paediatric brain tumours. One of the teams taking part, Toby’s Team, has been set up by Tanya Ritchie, and she and her husband are the driving force behind this initiative, following their youngest son Toby being diagnosed with a low grade brain tumour at the age of 5.  They are the first ever... Read More