What Is Good Posture?

From a basic Google search, posture is “a position of a person’s body when standing or sitting.” In pilates, our instructors continually emphasis the importance of good posture. During my first pilates session, I remember my instructor harping at me to correct my posture. But, what is correct posture and how does one attain it? In order to understand what … Read More

An Analysis of Rehabilitative Pilates

Rehabilitative pilates is a style of pilates that assists individuals in their recovery from injury and can be a coping mechanism in relation to chronic mobility issues. Rooted in the work of Eve Gentry (Eve trained and taught with Joseph Pilates between 1938 and 1968), we work with individuals who have completed a course of rehabilitation with a physiotherapist; and … Read More

How Pilates Changed My Life

I have always had a love hate relationship with exercise and working out. The blooming after effects of an endorphin heavy exercise regime reliably left me glowing and energised for the remainder of my day. Moreover, working out assisted in reducing my cortisol levels after a stressful day at the office. However, the strenuosity of common workouts (running, weight lifting, … Read More

Alexander Technique (June 29)

What is the Alexander Technique? It is a method that can help restore movement and agility, and reduce fatigue and tension caused by unnecessary muscular effort. It is an educational process through which the student learns about his or her own movement patterns. The student also learns that thinking can improve coordination. Alexander Technique has been used for over a … Read More

Alexander Technique (May 31)

What is the Alexander Technique? It is a method that can help restore movement and agility, and reduce fatigue and tension caused by unnecessary muscular effort. It is an educational process through which the student learns about his or her own movement patterns. The student also learns that thinking can improve coordination. Alexander Technique has been used for over a … Read More

Beginner Workshop Level 2 (May 17 – June 28)

Our Beginner Pilates Workshop Level II is designed for those who have basic Pilates experience. Over the course of 6 weeks (1 class per week) you will learn the essential movements that will put you on the right track to benefit from Pilates. The Beginner Pilates Workshop will focus on particular areas of the body such as shoulders, neck, hips … Read More

Beginner Workshop Level 1 (May 17 – June 28)

Our Beginner Pilates Workshop is designed for those totally new to Pilates. Over the course of 6 weeks (1 class per week) you will learn the essential movements that will put you on the right track to benefit from Pilates. The Beginner Pilates Workshop will focus on particular areas of the body such as shoulders, neck, hips and back. The … Read More