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Pilates Benefits for dancers

Published on 13 May 2014

Joseph Pilates developed an exercise system that is widely taught throughout the world today which is considered essential for dancers to study.

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Why do I get cramp when exercising?

Published on 29 April 2014

Cramp is a common occurrence within Pilates and there is often no real reason why it occurs. So what exactly is cramp? Cramp is a sudden involuntary contraction of a muscle that can occur in the thigh, calf or foot. If the cramp does not reside with any known medical condition then it is known as an ‘idiopathic cramp'.

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Pilates and Obesity

Published on 19 February 2014

What constitutes being overweight? According to WHO, a person with a body mass index (BMI) of more than 25 is considered overweight.

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Benefits of Pilates exercise for winter sports

Published on 05 February 2014

The winter Olympics are soon, and the ski season is in full-swing, what better form of exercise do your clients need to prepare themselves than Pilates.

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The benefits of Pilates for triathletes

Published on 23 January 2014

During my own teaching of Pilates classes I have explored the benefits of teaching Pilates exercises for triathletes and its usefulness in correcting overused and tight muscles and joints.

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Use imagery to help with posture

Published on 02 January 2014

During training courses, Pilates instructors are encouraged to use imagery and visuals to help people become aware of their alignment and posture.

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Keep your classes fresh

Published on 12 December 2013

Hazel Caddick gives some great advice on how to keep your Pilates classes fresh

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Starting your career as a Pilates teacher

Published on 25 November 2013

Becoming a successful Pilates teacher is a rewarding career and it is important you work hard and gain experience during your training.

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Pilates for Older Adults

Published on 14 October 2013

Teaching Pilates to older adults can be very rewarding.

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The benefits of Pilates for bodybuilders

Published on 16 August 2013

Pilates is recognised as beneficial exercise for rehabilitation and professional dancers. However, the benefits extend to body builders for many reasons.

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