May 1, 2020

Joint Lubrication     

At low load. Near the floor. We can ask for a quality and range of motion in the joint that might be less accessible or easeful at a greater load. 

Joint Movement Assessment

This is an opportunity to sense and assess the joint range.

Lettin...

March 3, 2020

BALANCE STRATEGIES. THE OLDER ADULT


There are 4 significant factors to consider when teaching (not exclusively) the Older Adult.
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1. Foot desensitization.
2. Lower limb firing sequence dysfunction.
3. Fear of falling.
4. Bone density issues.
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With age, the sole of th...

February 24, 2020

❤❤IT IS NOT ALWAYS POSSIBLE TO FIX WHAT IS WRONG. BUT IT ALMOST ALWAYS POSSIBLE TO EASE THE DISCOMFORT BEING CAUSED BY WHAT IS WRONG. ❤❤

December 20, 2019

This began as an article about the essence of tutors aims for the first day of Teacher Training, and has transmogrified into an ethical quandary!

But it is all good!

Making a living in the Health and Wellbeing world can be challenging to say the least...

December 27, 2017

Research in the world of fascia continues and we are becoming increasingly aware of its importance in terms of movement. – “all the collagenous fibrous connective tissues that can be seen as elements of a body-wide tensional force transmission network” – Fascia Researc...

December 7, 2017

So, you have been asked to teach an OPEN LEVEL class. You have no idea what you will be faced with. Of course at the start of the class you ask about injuries, but have no record of previous experience, except to know that there are some beginners and some more experie...

November 25, 2016

Some people are concerned however as they feel that Pilates has deviated from its original state and they criticise contemporary forms of Pilates for not being true to Joseph Pilates original vision. Are you a traditionalist or are you prepared to evolve with the moder...

July 7, 2016

Here is a very simple exercise to practice stabilising your torso to elicit greater freedom on the hips.


When we learn to stabilise the torso in optimal alignment (neutral spine) we give ourselves the opportunity to disassociate the femur from the pelvis. In doing so w...

June 25, 2016

If you are already a Yoga teacher, you may notice that some of your students are great at all of the asana that require flexibility, (it may even be what drew them to Yoga in the first place), but lack strength in say Kumbakasana (Plank) held for any length of time. An...

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