July 17, 2018

Diastasis Recti – is it a problem?

If you’ve had a baby you might be familiar with the term Diastasis Recti (separated tummy muscles), sometimes resulting in the infamous mummy tummy. And if you have it then you probably want to fix it. Some people try crunches, planks and ‘belting’. But, fixing the symptom is just that, it is not addressing the underlying problem. So what is Diastasis Recti? It occurs when the abdominal muscles’ connective tissues stretch and weaken at the […]
May 18, 2018

Is your phone giving you Text Neck!

Whether you’re sitting in a café, on a bus or walking down the street, chances are most people will have their heads down bent over their phones. While writing an email, sending a text or uploading an image might seem essential – looking down at your phone could be doing irreparable damage to your neck. This problem, often termed Text Neck, is becoming increasingly common especially among young people. A number of my Pilates clients […]
April 18, 2018

How a fractured hip led me to Pilates

What better time to write my first blog than in Coeliac Awareness Week (8-14 May). It was only after fracturing my left hip, whilst running my first half marathon, that led me to be diagnosed with Coeliacs disease and also resulted in me finding Pilates. This helped me recuperate from my injury and has made me stronger and more flexible than I ever was. I was so impressed with my results, that I wanted to […]
March 18, 2018

11 reasons to try Pilates

Many fitness fads come and go, but Pilates – developed in the early 20th century, has proven its staying power. There are many reasons why it has endured – hopefully this list below will make you grab your mat and give it a go! 1) Pilates is for everyone Men or women, young or old, from expectant mums to people with injury and back pain, and even elite athletes, can all benefit from Pilates. For […]
January 17, 2018

Stretches to take the stress out of January

January 15th is officially the most depressing day of the year. However, for a lot of people the second week of January doesn’t feel too great either! For most people it’s their first full week back at work after their Christmas break, and getting back into the normal routine can often make them feel stressed out, tired and anxious. And when you’re stressed, the blood flow in your body is restricted, causing your muscles to […]
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