“The Pilates Method of body conditioning is complete coordination of body, mind and spirit.” Joseph Pilates said that. But what does he mean? Whole body conditioning is bigger than the musculoskeletal: yes, Pilates trains your body but it also trains your mind. Mind-body connection will improve your form, but it’s also a therapeutic mechanism. Mastering […]
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To celebrate PFI’s 18th birthday, we are giving back to a cause close to our hearts. On Saturday, July 28 we are hosting a fundraising party with all money raised going to the Women and Infants Research Foundation (WIRF) of WA. The WIRF is one of Australia’s leading independent research institutions, committed to improving health outcomes for […]
There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question: commitment comes down to you.
All the best things in life are better when they’re shared: food, sunsets, laughter, wine, hugs… Pilates! It’s not new research: countless studies show exercising with someone (friend, husband, partner, family member – you name it) is good for motivation and performance. Ultimately, you’re more likely to work out and when you do, work harder, when you […]
Philosophical, intelligent, and funny: safe to say, we love Anula. So, we’re thrilled to be the first stop on her first ever visit down under, from 15 – 18 February. While WA’s, nay Australia’s, Pilates community is buzzing with her imminent arrival, her visit isn’t to solely serve up professional development to WA pros: she’s […]
The quickest way to fall out of love with any form of exercise is to do the same thing, day in-day out, ad nauseam. You will get bored, then you’re likely to resent it, then avoid it and before you know it, it’s all over and it isn’t even the middle of the year. The beauty of […]
The end of year follows a predictable pattern: Christmas fare on shelves (scarily early!); Michael Bublé comes out of hibernation; weekends and weeknights suddenly become choc-full of things to do, places to be and people to see; and long before the turkey even hits the table, comes the inevitable “tips and tricks” for “surviving” the […]
In honour of Joseph Pilates’ birthday on 9 December we thought we’d bring you 14 facts about the Father of the discipline. Joseph Pilates was one of nine children and grew up in abject poverty. His mother is said to have been an early form of a naturopath, and he wasn’t a particularly healthy child! He […]
We breathe all day, every day, for a lifetime; but how much thought do you give to how you breathe?