Utilising the Pilates Room workouts to your best advantage

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Joseph Pilates developed the exercise format “Contrology” to create a “whole body Health” workout for all. Joseph Pilates suggested that in 10 Pilates sessions you will feel different, 20 Pilates sessions people will notice a difference, 30 Pilates sessions you will have a new body. The words NEW BODY sound a little exaggerated but it is very real when your … Read More

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Existing user guidelines for faster server

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Go to your browser and delete all your history/cache and cookies. Then restart your pilates website page to be able to login. Once you have logged in you will notice that the videos are now on youtube. We have changed to youtube servers to provide a quicker viewing experience. Since the videos are very large it has taken along time … Read More

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Keeping your back happy when your are a horse rider

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You may get your horse treated by the horse osteopath but do you take care of yourself to lessen the burden on your horse. You may begin as an agile person riding a horse but over time our spine may begin to complain when your daily routine requires you be in the saddle.   Our young rider here Bridget Garlick is … Read More

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Assisting turnout for dancers

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Turn out is essential for dancers especially ballet and contemporary genres. Turn out is asking the ball and socket joint of the hip to externally rotate to its maximum potential and then place movement and load into that scenario. Therefore the dancers not only need flexibility but also strength in this position. Turn out muscles are and here is a … Read More

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My knees ache…

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The knee is a hinge joint but we tend to ask so much more of it than it is bio mechanically made for.   As a hinge joint it is meant to flex and extend however we accidentally ask it to twist and turn when we develop poor posture or have an unforeseen trip up a stair, down a gutter or … Read More

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Nutrition for busy people

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Ok this is a non complicated nutritional approach for basic health and wellness.  Let’s get our heads out of the books for a moment and into the real world.  Hands up if you feel there is not enough time in your day to even get the washing done and then you are expected to read a book on how to … Read More

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Assisting Lower Back Discomfort

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Many clients begin their Pilates journey due to back pain and many people discover that their lack of moving is contributing to their discomfort. A common error people make when they experience back pain is to go and lie down and not move at all. The body is much happier when moving. The chair can be both your friend and … Read More

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Good posture for horse riding

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A good equine performance is determined by the balance and communication between rider and horse.  Efficient posture from the rider can assist this line of communication. It is simple the better shape your body is in the easier it is for you to send clear responses to your horse. Today we will look at improving your thoracic and neck alignment. … Read More

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Getting you started

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This is a simple Blog to assist you in getting started with your online workouts. In each workout there is quite a few exercises to keep your mind and body active, However if you are venturing into the Pilates world for the first time I suggest you do the first couple of exercises then pause, practice, play until you feel … Read More

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Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

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Summer has arrived and therefore the most commonly asked question is “how do I lose weight”?  I guarantee you will decrease the inches and change the scales if you do the following. 1.  Introduce Green tea and decrease the number of cafe lattes per day – Green tea has a group of antioxidants which may have several effects for weight … Read More

kimberley garlickWhy Can’t I Lose Weight?