Releasing Tension From Your Back

Massage has long been a highly effective way to relax and release tension. By manipulating the soft tissues of the body, it lessens discomfort and improves overall well-being. Although, traditionally, massage will involve using fingers and hands, tools are also often incorporated into massage therapy to enhance and improve the experience. One tool that’s become […]

Did you know how you sit or lie can cause hip or back pain?

Did you know how you sit or lie can cause hip or back pain? If we sit or lie in the wrong position, we are changing the alignment of the spine. This ultimately leads to hip and lower back pain. The Hip Joint The hip, like the shoulder, is a ball and socket joint. Its […]

Prevent back pain this spring

How Pilates Can Help Your Body With Those Spring Time Activities After a long, dark and cold winter spring has finally started to blossom. With the evenings getting brighter and the flowers starting to bloom, spring time often brings with it many fun and exciting activities to enjoy and unwind with. From long evening walks […]

Improving Your Self-Esteem and Motivation This Winter

As the winter months plod by, many of us struggle to maintain a healthy level of self-esteem and motivation, especially when it comes to exercise and well-being. Rather than giving up on looking after yourself, we’re here to explain the benefits Pilates can offer your mental health over the winter season – take a look […]

How To Help Your Back Pain Over Christmas

How to help your back pain over christmas For many, Christmas is a time of joy, fun, relaxation and spending time with those we love. However, as the weather gets colder, many people who can feel like those old niggling joint pains seem to be worse than ever. Or perhaps the time off for the […]

How To Take Care Of Your Bones And Muscles During The Cold Winter Months.

Looking after your bones and muscles during the cold winter months. As we head towards the colder months of the year, with the low light levels it can seem harder to get out of bed in the morning, but for many people who suffer from muscle or joint pain, it can genuinely be painful and […]

How You Can Improve Your Hand-to- Eye Coordination

Did you know we begin to develop hand-to-eye coordination from the moment we’re born? By the time a baby is around 9 months old, it can point, roll balls, pick up an object and recognise shapes. This is the beginning of hand-to-eye coordination and it’s why playing is so important for babies and children. What […]

How Pilates Can Help With Fibromyalgia

How Pilates Can Help With Fibromyalgia Numerous people can benefit greatly from Pilates. Pilates has been most frequently used to treat and prevent back pain as well as discomfort and inflammation in other joints. It is because of this that Pilates has become an increasingly popular way for those who suffer from Fibromyalgia to help […]

Improve Your Running And Prevent Injuries Using Pilates

Improve your running & prevent injuries using Pilates Are you a keen runner that wants to improve your performance and reduce the risk of injuries every time you pound the pavement? Find out how Pilates can help! Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise for a wide range of people, helping to […]

How Pilates Can Help With Gardening

HOW CAN PILATES HELP WITH GARDENING? Pilates can be incredibly beneficial for many things. Most commonly, Pilates are used to help alleviate and combat back pain or pain and discomfort in other joints. As the weather begins to get better and the sun starts to make an appearance, many people are starting to tend to […]