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