Working To Your Edge

What does it actually mean in Pilates and Yoga? First of all, what exactly is your ‘edge’? I’ve been talking to clients recently about their ‘edge’ and everyone has a different opinion. The more I’ve been talking about it, the more it’s become clear that everyone has their own opinion and none of these opinions … More Working To Your Edge

Pilates and Asthma

I have been lucky enough to recently work with a client who suffered from very bad asthma. I am pleased to be seeing her asthma improve as a result of her new found love of Pilates and our private weekly sessions and it has brought back to my attention the real importance of breathing properly … More Pilates and Asthma

Is That a Mat on Your Back or Are You Just Happy to See Me?

There’s something about carrying a yoga mat on your back that turns heads. I definitely get more attention when I have my yoga mat in tow. It’s a bit like having a wing man who can’t speak. He doesn’t need to. For some reason, He makes you worth looking at. He’s like that missing limb, … More Is That a Mat on Your Back or Are You Just Happy to See Me?

The Importance of Spinal Alignment and Understanding Neutral

Alignment, Alignment, Alignment… It’s SO important I spent a whole year in Pilates school, protecting my poor ears from my Pilates teachers shouting ‘SPINE’. Making sure your spine is in the correct alignment is the most important part of any exercise you do. Whether it’s Pilates, running, swimming, however you love to move your body; … More The Importance of Spinal Alignment and Understanding Neutral