Pilates is one of the best forms of treatment for back pain! Why it is effective may be less clear so here we explain why pilates could work for you. Continue reading “Pilates for Low Back Pain”
The early 2018 Winter Pilates Retreat was held on the 27th January at The Ardoe House Hotel.
This last few weeks it has been great to get back in the studio and do some filming (new home workouts coming soon!), but this post was inspired by a recent Skype chat with Glenn Withers (creator of the APPI pilates method) who asked me what my ultimate favourite pilates exercises were! Funnily enough his favourite exercise is the same as mine and I’ve added it in as the bottom row in the above picture!
My morning routines are very similar most days of the week. I love the start of a new day, when you have the whole day in front of you. Work days I do things much faster but essentially follow the same routine.
I hope you’ve had a great Easter weekend! Mine has been so lovely and relaxing with not much plans! Here is a 15 minute Full Body Feel good Pilates workout to round the weekend off!
I meant to post this a few weeks back for a client who was going on a ski trip and I thought this would be a perfect preparation for her, but then life got busy with work, being away with work, and then trying to catch up now that I am home! But we are back on track once again. It’s a gorgeous sunny Sunday and this morning has already been so productive!
Standing pilates- what?! Yes pilates is often concentrated to the mat, but pilates can be applied to standing postures too, and this is often the link between the mat and functional activities. Standing sequences can also raise body temperature and heart rate quicker than on the mat to give you a little cardio workout at the same time!
The festive season is fully upon us now! Life gets busy and we don’t have time to workout or take care of ourselves. Here I have put together your 12 days of Pilates schedule to countdown to Christmas and honour your body by staying strong and fit!