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The reality of re-entry

Fri,Jun 12, 2020 at 03:00PM by

Hello and welcome back to the reality of in person clients balancing expectations and needs that may have changed whilst there was a global grounding.  During re-entry it is timely to remember that we have all been through a lot whether it be: // through personal experience of disease // social isolation and disconnection  //…..

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Working prop – erly

Thu,Apr 09, 2020 at 09:35AM by

In these unexpected times, we are having to learn to think differently. We are doing all sorts of online classes and home programs in order to help clients move at home without our lovely Pilates apparatus.  However, props are so important when we are working with clients and this article looks at how to work…..

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Hashimoto’s disease – and pilates

Wed,Mar 11, 2020 at 08:48AM by

Hashimoto’s Disease is now considered the most common Autoimmune diseases and affects the thyroid gland. (Beynon, & Pinneri, 2016). It is a disease that I have, and it took years for me to be taken seriously and receive a proper diagnosis. During that time, my health deteriorated dramatically, and even now I struggle to get…..

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Boots and all – ankle & feet fracture

Mon,Dec 30, 2019 at 06:39AM by

Moon-boots are a common sight in my life these days both at work but also on various friends and family members. Post Christmas parties and post new years resolutions are also a time of moon boots.  I do wish they were a little bit more fun than the standard black, but I guess they have…..

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Parkinson’s Disease, exercise, medications & pilates

Fri,Oct 18, 2019 at 08:07PM by

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is the most common neurological condition in Australia with 1 in 340 Australians living with the disease, and Queensland is considered a hotspot for the condition.  Nearly  1/4  of all Australians living with Parkinson’s disease live in Queensland.  The reasons for the increases in numbers, or the higher prevalence in Queensland, are…..

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Pilates teacher or pilates instructor – Why does it matter?

Mon,Sep 09, 2019 at 05:39PM by

Alice is walking along a path when she comes to a fork in the path, and suddenly she sees the Cheshire Cat in a tree. Alice said. “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat……

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Tennis Elbow – lateral epicondylitis

Wed,Aug 07, 2019 at 08:05AM by

  Tennis elbow is quite a common injury not just amongst tennis players but among many people who have fixed grip positions eg pilates teachers who are constantly changing springs.  The conditions other name is lateral epicondylitis, but i must admit everytime I hear the term I think that it is the name of a…..

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