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Midweek mobility – roll back with arms

Midweek mobility – roll back with arms

Midweek Mobility - stability under changing load This week is all about maintaining strength and switch on through the centre to hold a position under changing load. You will need to bear in mind the following ⭐️ keep your roll back small so that you can really feel...

Pilates, the gift that keeps on giving

Pilates, the gift that keeps on giving

The joy of Pilates, the gift that keeps on giving 💝 Just when you think you’ve mastered something, a good teacher will change the smallest detail and suddenly you’re in a new world of challenge 🔥 In this photo we have the Spine Stretch - a lengthening of the spine...

The Pilates doubters

The Pilates doubters

A huge part on my job is welcoming in the doubters 🙏🏻 😫 The people who tried Pilates at the gym a few years ago in a class of 30 and left feeling underwhelmed. 😫 The people who have been told time and again their body needs Pilates but they can’t get past the “breath...

Midweek mobility – Mermaid stretch

Midweek mobility – Mermaid stretch

I love this stretch because until you try it, most people don't realise how much they need it! It never fails to result in a chorus of "aaaah" as people open out the side of the body and the side of the ribcage. Ideally, I like people to sit in a sideways position as...

Pelvic floor revelations

Pelvic floor revelations

Let’s talk pelvic floor because I have had a couple of revelations this week which I’d like to share with you. Here they are... We should ALL be doing our exercises whether we are experiencing symptoms or not. How many of you don't bother because "my pelvic floor is...

Preventing pain

Preventing pain

Talking to someone today about PAIN and how it makes us sit up and take notice We tune in, do all the right stuff but are then surprised when it either doesn’t go away OR even more frustratingly, goes away and then comes back! In my experience the pain part of an...

Midweek Mobility – wrist strain

Midweek Mobility – wrist strain

This weeks midweek mobility session is a little different - we are focusing on stability as a route to flexibility. I'm a strong believer that to find true mobility we must first find some anchor points to create a stable base for the movement to stem from - it's a...

pelvic confidence – restore your pelvic floor in 4 easy steps

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