I know a teacher who loves all the latest Pilates Gizmos and gadgets. Her shelves are fit to burst with anything you can think of. Often we surround ourselves by an array of “ improve the…” and “release the…” Pilates equipment. There is no doubt that our love of “toys ” can bring great results […]
Am I missing something?
We all know about the original Principles of Pilates : Centring, Control, Coordination, Breath, Flow, and Precision. A concept that was originally introduced in the 80’s by Philip Friedman and Gail Eisen, authors of The Pilates Method of Physical and Mental Conditioning. A more popular version of the six principles is removing co-ordination and adding […]
Wunderbar !! Its the Wunda Chair !!
I first came across the Wunda Chair back in 1989 and in all honesty I really was not that impressed. It looked rather archaic and shabby in comparison to the Reformer and the Cadillac with their mysterious springs and fuzzies. All the Chair had was a maroon leather seat that was rather over padded and […]
10 Top Tips When Working With Pregnant Women
Pilates and Exercise Instructors always have mixed feelings when working with pregnant women. It can be a love, hate, OMG she said what (!!) kind of situation. But working with pregnant women doesn’t have to a stress. It can be a very rewarding addition to your client base. Yummy Mummy Syndrome is pushing more mums […]
I think I’ll have a little lie down
There is a much loved piece of Pilates equipment called the Reformer or the Universal Reformer. This piece of equipment is known for universally reforming the body and was one of the first pieces that Joseph Pilates developed. It has changed greatly over the years as the popularity of Pilates has grown and manufacturers have […]