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Overcome Stress Incontinence with Pilates

Published on 19 April 2016

As a Pilates instructor, people will ask your advice on all sorts of health related issues. One of the more embarrassing subjects is stress incontinence.

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Pilates in C-section recovery

Published on 11 April 2016

Top tips on C-sections: how to start your recovery, when to start your recovery and what Pilates exercises to perform.

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Pilates specifics for knee injury rehab

Published on 15 March 2016

Let’s start with a bit of anatomy revision. In simple terms, we have 2 bones making up our lower leg (our fibula and our tibia), one bone in our thigh (our femur) and our patella (knee cap).

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The importance of layering when teaching Pilates

Published on 23 February 2016

Layering is the difference between teaching a safe and effective class and teaching a potentially harming waste-of-time class. That’s how crucial it is that you continue to layer your exercises throughout your Pilates career.

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My top five Pilates exercises and why! Part 2

Published on 08 February 2016

Here are the remaining three exercises that I like to use in each of my Pilates sessions.

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My top five Pilates exercises and why! Part 1

Published on 02 February 2016

We all have our favourite Pilates exercises. Sometimes they’re our favourites because we’ve seen what great results our clients have achieved by doing them regularly. Other times it might be that we use them to create a good structure to our classes.

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A trip around the original Joseph Pilates studio

Published on 30 December 2015

I’ve been teaching Pilates for 13 years and part of the Future Fit Pilates team for 6 years. I’ve had every imaginable job in the fitness industry, but it’s Pilates that’s held my attention by gaining results.

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Y = teaching Young people

Published on 07 December 2015

Teaching Pilates to children is amazing. It can be lots of fun for them and rewarding for you as a teacher.

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Published on 01 December 2015

Joint hypermobility means that some or all of a person's joints have an unusually large range of movement. People with hypermobility are particularly supple and able to move their limbs into positions others find impossible. Joint hypermobility is what some people refer to as having "loose joints" or being "double-jointed".

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Neutral spine – It’s not just for Christmas!

Published on 30 November 2015

It’s that time of year again when instructors are suddenly coping with the post-turkey rush of clients wanting a flat tummy and heading for Pilates as the quick fix.

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