May 12, 2018

Everything starts with the feet. Therefore, it makes sense that if we activate our feet, we will improve our entire Pilates session.

Whenever we are standing, ready to perform an exercise, our feet are actively laying our foundation. Surprisingly, a lot of awareness can...

November 22, 2017

Does the term workplace posture sound odd to you? Posture is posture, you may think. Why would it be any different in the workplace than it is elsewhere?

The simple answer is that stress can cause us to forget about good posture, and most of us experience more stress i...

December 4, 2016

Fascia is the thin layer of connective tissue that encases your body under your skin and actually wraps itself around every muscle, joint and organ. If you have ever cut into a piece of raw chicken or steak and see that thin, white, filmy layer then you have seen fasci...

November 4, 2016

A few years ago my pelvis had a noticeable posterior tilt, which in turn gave me a dull ache in my lumbar spine. Whilst training to be a Pilates I discovered that I could correct this tilt, therefore ending my very uncomfortable ache. So have a go at identifying and co...

September 30, 2016

It can often seem like there are two kinds of people in the world – flexible people and those who… well, aren’t. This distinction seems especially noticeable when you fall into the “not flexible” camp.

So what’s the deal? What are the causes of tight hamstrings? How can...

January 1, 2014

With Pilates you work from the deepest layer of abdominals (transverse abdominus) to the surface muscles (rectus abdominals) with a focus on proper alignment and form.  As you can imagine, this is a great workout for your abs, but it also helps to strengthen and suppor...

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