Monthly Archives: November 2016
Pilates Reformer Exercise of the Week for Golfers
Wed,Nov 23, 2016 at 05:03PM by Carla Mullins
The snake is an Advanced Pilates Exercise that we cover in a fair bit of detail in the Reformer 4 Resource Manual . However its challenge means that very few people are taught the exercise or perform it correctly. This Exercise of the Week was developed so that clients can enjoy the abdominal challenge and the…..
Headache relief through massage; headache causes and symptoms
Sun,Nov 13, 2016 at 01:07PM by Laura Kinmont
Headache relief – causes and symptoms of common types of headaches Headache relief is top of mind when you’ve been gripped by that familiar pain and tension. There are a number of more common types of headaches as well as various treatment options to help provide relief from headaches. We discuss the common types of headaches…..
Spinal flexion – what it means for bad backs and osteoporosis
Fri,Nov 11, 2016 at 02:48PM by Carla Mullins
Let’s talk about flexion of the spine Flexion of the spine appears to be one of those discussion points at ever so many training courses. It is not the topic of the course mind you, but the sort of question or idea that people raise and the conversation seems to be about ideas that need…..
Pilates exercises for children
Fri,Nov 11, 2016 at 06:52AM by Carla Mullins
When working with pilates exercises for children it is important to incorporate upper body strengthening work. Children under the age of 8 years benefit from bear walks and wheelbarrow exercises as a way of helping them to achieve upper limb strength and stability. Remember that the bones in toddlers and children are different to adults……
Pilates exercises for the thoracic spine and diaphragm
Wed,Nov 02, 2016 at 12:30PM by Carla Mullins
The thoracic spine and diaphragm – important considerations for people with scleroderma, asthma or pneumonia In August 2005 my father died from Systemic Scleroderma, a complex autoimmune condition that markedly restricted the mobility of his lungs and diaphragm. In working with him many years ago I realised that there are many limitations in the way pilates teachers…..