Monthly Archives: December 2016

Becoming a pilates teacher – one teacher’s story on earning her pilates diploma

Tue,Dec 20, 2016 at 01:26PM by

A progression from triathlons … to back pain … to earning a pilates diploma and becoming a pilates teacher How on earth did I end up earning my pilates diploma? This wasn’t what I’d originally set out to achieve. Wind back the clock – it was January 2014 and I felt like I was at the peak…..

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What relationship is that? Ethics considerations for pilates teachers and studio owners.

Thu,Dec 15, 2016 at 06:08PM by

Blurring commercial and client /student relationships with social media I remember as a child watching television and this toothbrush ad would come on, there would be this man’s back (because of course a dentist would be male) and we were told we could not see his face because he is a dentist.  As a child…..

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Achilles tendinitis – causes and treatment options

Tue,Dec 13, 2016 at 10:05AM by

What is Achilles tendinitis or Achilles tendinopathy? Quite literally Achilles tendinitis is tendinitis of the Achilles tendon. Also called Achilles tendinopathy, it’s typically caused by overuse of the affected limb and often occurs in athletes that train under suboptimal conditions. What are the signs and symptoms of Achilles tendinitis? Symptoms of achilles tendinitis can vary from a simple…..

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Lower back stretches using pilates equipment

Thu,Dec 08, 2016 at 07:36AM by

Lower back stretches and pilates Pilates is a great way to achieve lower back stretches.  The pilates equipment in particular is a great way to decompress the joints by creating traction or by supporting the person against gravity so that the muscles can release. Pilates Trapeze Table lower back stretches In this video we show a…..

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