Monthly Archives: June 2016

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Love & Dis-ease


"Health is the proper relationship between microcosm, which is man, and the macrocosm, which is the universe. Disease is a disruption of this relationship."~Dr. Yeshe Donden, physician to the Dalai Lama When the body is not at ease we call it Disease. I had a lovely phone conversation today with a perspective new client who [...]

By | 2018-05-16T13:11:17+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Inspiration, life|0 Comments

Breathing Part 3 – The 4 Diaphragms

Have you heard the term ‘The three diaphragms?’ Well we actually have four main ones in total – the cranial, cervical, thoracic, and the pelvic diaphragm. I have actually seen literature talking about five, six, seven and eight diaphragms.They come together in all movement particularly on inhalation and exhalation when the pressure is transmitted through [...]

By | 2018-05-16T13:11:17+00:00 June 12th, 2016|anatomy, back pain, classes, Gyrotonic, pilates, yoga|0 Comments

Fast Food McDonalds Pilates & Yoga

It seems that everyone around us is selling us fast products with fast results to keep up with our busy lifestyles. We are being sold ideologies of the perfect life, body, garden, house, car, family, job. We seem to to feed on an endless line of stimulants from coffee, constant high intensity exercises, sugar, sports [...]

By | 2018-05-16T13:11:17+00:00 June 12th, 2016|anatomy, back pain, pilates, Uncategorised, yoga|0 Comments

Why I don’t teach flexed exercises from the floor or same level

If you come to any of my private or group sessions you will see that I never teach flexion in the traditional pilates series from the floor or crunch type movements. I have attended many types of movement sessions around the world where I see participants straining their neck and being told to build strength [...]

By | 2018-05-16T13:11:18+00:00 June 12th, 2016|anatomy, back pain, classes, pilates, yoga|0 Comments