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 […]
It might seem like an innocent enough question, and to those new to both disciplines, it could well appear that Yoga and Pilates are just branches of the same tree. While there are a number of similarities between the two, of course, there’s a whole lot more to it! We’ve broken it down into core […]
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?
Having landed back in Perth (cold and rainy but home all the same) from New York City only just a couple of days ago, my experiences in the home of Pilates are still very much fresh in my mind and my body. Leading up to my big trip with my husband, Andrew, I knew that […]