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
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?
Strong, functional Glutes? What’s This Bum Deal Then? Our bottom is so so so much more than an aesthetic item to be viewed, pondered, berated, idolised. There was a time when women were fed the line that cellulite was the baddie and thus war was declared. Now it is shape. We are condemned, it would […]Continue ReadingLife: Does My Bum Look Big Enough in This? (Are my Glutes strong, functional and fit for purpose?)
New Beginnings I sat down to write this in January, full of enthusiasm for talking about where Pilates would go in the new decade, how it might evolve. I began by trawling the internet for predicted fitness and Pilates trends. If I am being generous, then what I gleaned from my search is that most […]Continue ReadingPILATES: 2020 Vision