The World of Pilates is not very Fat Positive I don’t think that sentence is terribly controversial is it? The world isn’t a very fat positive place and Pilates , well.. For all its marvels, benefits and body changing miracles has a diversity problem When I am feeling particularly pessimistic I would accuse Pilates of […]Continue ReadingFat In January: How I discovered Fat Activism and now aim for Fat Positive Pilates
I have been asked this many times over the years. Finally I will attempt an answer to the question rather than side step it. So, does it? In my opinion, probably not. This is not 100% fact but there is no evidence base to prove or even suggest that Pilates will promote weight loss. There […]Continue ReadingDoing Pilates: will it help me lose weight?
A few weeks ago I was talking to a friend and she mentioned that the wellness industry tends to do well in a recession, and as a result, hopefully, my Pilates business should be ok during and after the Covid crisis It got me thinking though: Am I in the Wellness Industry? You might well […]Continue ReadingI Teach Pilates. Does that make me a Wellness Practitioner?
What do you need to help with Pelvic Floor Problems? Before going on to explain how Pilates might help , first let me outline the main Pelvic Floor problems. There are quite a few of them and I only want to give a quick summary here Stress incontinence where jumping, running or even walking causes […]Continue ReadingHow can Pilates help with my Pelvic Floor Problems?
Primal Movements: The Fundamentals We humans love to classify and organise things and so we do it with human movements. One classification is that of Primal Movements, that is, the fundamental movements that our ancestors needed to survive, eat, and generally get through life. The question is, will you practice these fundamental Primal movements in […]Continue ReadingPrimal Movements: Does Pilates Deliver the Goods?