Pip Black On Harnessing Community And Putting Fitness In The Frame. It’s hard to believe, but the London wellness scene hasn’t always consisted of matcha lattes, sweatworking events and clean eating hashtags.
The now burgeoning industry has evolved dramatically and visionary fitness studio Frame has been riding the wave since it was, well, more of a ripple. Now with three thriving locations, an epic collaboration with clothing giant Whistles and a soon to be launched e-commerce site set to stock some of the globe’s best activewear labels. We sat down with co-founder Pip Black to find out how blagging, bonding and branding have been the key to Frame’s longevity.
“I’ve been on holiday with people who I know because they were customers at Frame,” Black reveals as the Rocky theme tune blasts out of the speakers at the brand new studio at Kings Cross. “Is that weird? “I feel like we have such a big community at all of the Frame studios and we were able to instill that feeling from the very beginning by working front of house and getting to know people. Lucy Miles. Expert Goodness. Anti-Ageing Superfit Superfood Tour - Laura Bond, author of Mum's Not Having Chemo. 22nd April 2015 Is your exercise routine anti-ageing?
Does your diet give you glowing skin and protection from disease? Join Laura this April for a Superfit Superfood Session focused on longevity. The evening includes an endorphin-boosting workout, a raw food feast, cold-pressed juices plus an intimate workshop where Laura shares practical – and affordable – ways to stay looking young. Date: Wednesday 22nd April: 6pm-8.30pm BOOK Price: £60Start location: FORM Studios, 77a Lonsdale Road, London W11 2DFEnd location: La Suite West, 41-51 Inverness Terrace, London W2 3JN Spaces are limited.
The palm trees are swaying in the wind, some cool surfers are passing us by on the way to the beach, and there are several plates of Tapas (or, as the locals say, Pintxos) waiting for us to devour them. Barcelona is Spain's second biggest city, and it's the capital of the autonomous community of Catalonia, as the cities' residents will immediately point out to you should you accidentally call them "Spaniards". That's not to say people here aren't friendly. On the contrary! Barcelonans are a loving bunch, always ready to help you out and extremely welcoming to strangers. Still, you might wonder about a few locations missing here. Practising Simplicity.