Pilates & Your Pregnancy Being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and this is equally true during pregnancy and after delivery. Arguably, it is more important to exercise during pregnancy than at other times. However, the physical changes that accompany pregnancy will require...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The "Pilates Barrels" The Short Version: Click here to watch the videos below to get a good idea of what you can do on Pilates Barrels. All the Pilates Barrels, regardless of type, are perfectly designed to allow both passive (using...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Benefits of Pilates - with caveats I'm often asked to list the benefits of Pilates.  I have my "elevator talk" prepared but it's no easy task as there's a lot of marketing myths and misconceptions to bust.  In short...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The "Universal Reformer"   Without any doubt, the Pilates Reformer, or “The Universal Reformer” to give it Joe Pilates’ original name, is the iconic apparatus in the Pilates world...

Why do we get backache? To give a quick, one word answer the most important cause of non-specific lower backache (or back pain) is sitting. Of course, there are other causes: a slipped (prolapsed) disc sciatica ankylosing spondylitis (swelling of the joints in the spine) spondylolisthesis...