Published on 05 October 2015
As with all safe and effective exercise, Pilates can be adjusted in intensity move by move to suit the participants.
Published on 25 August 2015
Flexibility is a muscle allowing a joint to move through a full range of movement and mobility is how a joint moves. But why do we need to keep mobile AND flexible?
Published on 10 August 2015
Pilates is a training system like no other. You and your body are challenged physically, mentally and internally and without proper technique you are invalidating the benefits. That’s where the key lies. Technique, technique, technique.
Published on 13 July 2015
Pelvic floor is the group of muscles connecting your pubic bone and your tail bone. Both men and women have them and they form a sling under our abdomen to keep the bladder and bowel in place.
Published on 05 June 2015
Pilates can greatly improve mobility, flexibility and core strength whilst relieving the stress on the spine and joints from intense physical exertion.
Published on 07 May 2015
Pilates principles are important in setting the atmosphere, with flow helping to determine the pace and overall intensity of the class. When we devise a class or sequence the aim should be to create a seamless flow where participants are guided to move with grace and ease.
Published on 22 April 2015
It could be easy to dismiss Pilates as an activity for someone with a sight disability, but given correct support and guidance, it can invoke confidence.
Published on 07 April 2015
So, you’re qualified, you’re insured, and you’ve hired a local hall. You’re ready, except for one thing. Marketing! Unless you want to stand in your hired hall on your own, you need people to know you are there.
Published on 21 January 2015
Pilates is still on the rise, with more classes included on fitness timetables and more instructors becoming qualified. So how do you set yourself apart?
Published on 16 October 2014
A well balanced exercise programme can help strengthen and mobilise the body and increase range of movement around a joint.