Pilates & Chronic Low Back Pain

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Not all pain is mechanical: Many people are advised by their doctors or physical therapists to try Pilates as they are aware that it can really help manage low back pain. Within the therapeutic community there have been numerous models and theories of how and why back pain strikes and many of these relate to […]

Somebody Finally Loves Stomach Massage…

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… as much as I do. “You know what? I really like stomach massage. I didn’t at first but now I really do.” This client’s comment during his last session was music to my ears. You might have got the gist by now that I really love Pilates and I want all my clients to […]

If its easy it’s probably not Pilates

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I have been returning to some very simple mat Pilates movements in my own practice recently and of course this then flows out into my teaching. This attention to detail also applies to many studio equipment exercises and it makes such a huge difference to some exercises that you can sometimes coast through. There’s a […]

Pilates & Low Back Pain: Herniated Discs

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I usually spend most of my time trying to encourage as many people as possible to get into Pilates. I love it, I love what it has done for me and I want them to love it too! Every now and again I regretfully have to tell someone that it is not the right exercise […]