Humans like to define roles, tasks and activities according to aspects of identity, none more than gender. Attaching an identity to something abstract is how we anchor things in concrete terms we can understand. If Pilates had a gender, what would it be? The general perception is that Pilates is female. But why? Pilates was […]
“Modern mindfulness” is a booming industry: in this hyper-connected, 24-7, fast-paced world, there is an understanding that to live mindfully is to live with greater focus, relaxation and balance. We all want it! Unlike the practice of meditation, mindfulness is less about spirituality and more about concentration. In a nutshell, it’s about the ability to quiet […]
We challenged long-time PFI client, consultant and self-confessed “Pilates Groupie”, Carly to step outside her comfort zone, give Basic Reformer a go and document her observations along the way.
There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question: commitment comes down to you.
We breathe all day, every day, for a lifetime; but how much thought do you give to how you breathe?