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The term ‘hypo’ refers to a reduction – this form of exercise reduces pressure to the abdominal and pelvic floor cavities… Samantha Lisbôa is a trained Pilates instructor and physiotherapist – and one of the few people in the UK who is trained in this new technique.

You don’t have to do it for hours, just enough to get your heart pumping and circulation flowing. And if you truly can’t be bothered with finding an online class, turn on some music in the kitchen and dance around for 10 minutes.

Samantha Lisboa, a physiotherapist and Pilates instructor, says dance can change your mood, brighten up your environment, tone muscles, improve posture, increase self-confidence and relax the mind.