11 October 2014

Instead of hitting the Snooze……Wake up with Pilates!

Pilates exercises have a long history of being practiced in bed. The origin of exercises and equipment in the work Joseph Pilates did occurred in and […]
24 August 2014

The difference between stretching and warming up

Warming up is there to prepare you for a physical activity: Standing roll down Neutral spine and Pelvic Tilt Pelvic curl Cat/cow stretch Stretching is there […]
9 August 2014

The low-down on lowering the risk!

Pilates is considered to be the best exercise for improving back pain and posture. Pilates improves muscle strength and plays a fundamental role in protecting the […]
4 August 2014

Opening My Pilates Johannesburg Studio

I opened My Pilates studio in the Dunkeld West Shopping Centre, after having owned My Pilates in Muckleneuk, Pretoria for 8 years. My new and improved […]
3 August 2014

Punchy Pink Grapefruit, Orange and Pineapple Juice

Liquid Sunshine! Sweet yet sharp and full of vitamin A, B,C . Perfect winter winner. To make this delicious drink you will need the following: 1 […]
10 July 2014

Brace against the cold

Keep yourself healthy and happy through the cold with these herbs and foods: St John’s Wort relieves mild to moderate depression to battle the winter blues. […]
17 August 2013

Sciatic Nerve Pain

Suffering from Sciatic Nerve Pain… A common symptom of piriformis syndrome is pain along the sciatic nerve. Instead, with piriformis syndrome, it is the piriformis muscle […]
29 July 2013

Why Should you Learn How To Breathe

BREATH We breathe approximately 20 000 times a day, we do this naturally as an involuntary action. In Pilates we make our breath conscious and there are tremendous benefits from this. Breathing […]
26 July 2013

Pilates Philosophy

If it’s possible to summarize the Pilates philosophy, it would be to say that mind control is necessary for muscle control. Arriving at this summation though, […]