Pilates and Mindfulness

There seems to be something of a mindfulness craze sweeping the UK at the moment. It’s cropping up on the radio, in the print and online media and the NHS is considering rolling out Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction as a form of intervention for patients with mild to moderate depression or anxiety.  There are academic departments […]

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Mindful Eating – a brief introduction

Although Pilates, done properly, is inherently mindful, I stumbled upon the concept of mindfulness not via Pilates but as a self help method for combatting depression. What is mindfulness? A way of living,  a philosophy if you like, with elegant simplicity and immense practical value, for helping us to improve the quality of our lives.  It could be summarised thus:  “bringing ones complete […]

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