Ep. 37 - Pilates for Life: Strengthening Body and Mind with Caroline Copp



Episode 37

Caroline Copp is a Master Pilates Trainer and Health Coach with over 20 years experience of working with women in midlife, menopause and beyond. She works exclusively with women aged 40+ to help them to understand the impact of menopause and teach them the simplest solutions for an immediate transformation, whilst paying particular attention to the future benefits for metabolic health and risk of chronic disease.

In this episode, Nicole invites Caroline onto the show to discuss the importance of pilates for women who experience changes due to menopause, highlighting its benefits for musculoskeletal issues, mental health, and overall well-being. They also touch on how to adapt pilates for various health conditions and fitness levels, the comparison between pilates and yoga, and the significance of starting movement practices like pilates for long-term health and mobility.

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Episode Timestamps


The power of pilates


Adapting pilates for everyone


Understanding the difference between pilates and yoga


Caroline’s journey from chronic fatigue to pilates expert


Tips for getting started with pilates


The long-term benefits of pilates

“We want retirement to be all about travelling or grandkids. You want to be the granny at the waterpark. We want to do these things, so we have to be looking after our bodies to be able to get to that point, and it’s never too late to start that.”


Essential learnings from this episode…

Caroline’s personal journey with chronic fatigue and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)

Why movement is absolutely crucial for long-term mobility and overall health

How Caroline used her experience to help other people with similar struggles

The benefits of incorporating pilates into your weekly schedule

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Functional Medicine Practitioner
Registered Nutritional Therapist BANT CNHC
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Nicole is one of the UK’s leading voices on immune health and optimal health, a specialist in autoimmune diseases, further specialised into thyroid, brain and fatigue conditions and optimising health for ambitious high achiever’s. Providing bespoke, personalised functional medicine programmes for clients worldwide.

Nicole has partnerships with worldwide global leaders in functional medicine including practitioner only supplement companies, testing laboratories (inc. from USA), to assess health, discover underlying imbalances and root causes of sub optimal health. In doing so Nicole works with clients on their own personal health history, root causes and genetics to achieve long lasting, effective results, providing optimal health status.