Chair Pilates is a Rarity in the Pilates World. It should be more common This is the Why There is a schism in the Pilates world. Some Tutors are believers in Classical Pilates: those who believe that Pilates is to be taught exactly as JP stated, in their pure form. Other Tutors are the devotees […]Continue ReadingChair Pilates: Why? How? Is it really Pilates?
Beginners Pilates: brimming with assumptions, expectations, and perceptions Just before I outline what a class might contain, I want to briefly get the misconceptions out of the way The Pilates Body; A Pilates Body Google “Pilates” and you will see what I mean Overwhelmingly (but no longer 100% I am pleased to say): young, white, […]Continue ReadingA Beginners Pilates Class: What to Expect
To breathe or not to breathe… properly: why is it even a question? Why does good breathing matter? It is quite literally a matter of life and death. We all know this don’t we, even if we don’t quite understand the physiology of getting Oxygen to the tissues and getting rid of the Carbon Dioxide […]Continue ReadingGood Breathing: How & Why we should take it seriously
What is the Difference Between Pilates and Yoga? This is a question I have heard many times over the years. However, I have always been reluctant to answer because I couldn’t answer as I’d not experienced enough Yoga. I haven’t particularly enjoyed my Lockdown life but I must admit there has been one outstanding benefit: […]Continue ReadingThe Difference Between Pilates and Yoga
So, you only have a 10 minute workout time to spare? Here are 10 things you can do Don’t panic and even more importantly, don’t give up. Don’t spend it procrastinating or faffing about on Social Media. No need for fancy equipment, just a wall, a desk or chair and a folded towel. […]Continue ReadingOnly Got 10 Minute Workout Time? 10 Fantastic Things To Do