Category: Pilates

I borrowed a few words from a lovely email from a happy patient and am sharing with consent. I even made a wee Canva image out of it too.This patient is fit, healthy, attends yoga and Pilates and likes to walk and run. He’s had intermittent back pain for years and with this he is […]

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Finding the Power and the GraceI had to take a snap of this photo in The Times newspaper. Its fairly impossible for me not to see the principles of movement I’ve learned from Joanne Elphinston’s Movement Systems (JEMS) in everyone. Here we have a rugby player moving beautifully and with ease as he’s about to […]

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Hypermobility

What is Hypermobility?Hypermobility is when a joint moves beyond the normal range. Factors that influence joint range include:AgeGenderEthnicityJoint Surface (some are more shallow)Muscle TonePhysical Activity/TrainingConnective Tissues (collagen)Joint laxity is different from the term hypermobility as it denotes that the joint has excessive movement range in all directions but this may or may not be controlled.Identifying […]

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Group Pilates Classes Cancelled Until Further NoticeHow is everyone doing? There is a huge amount of anxiety in the community and whilst we must stay positive about this hugely surreal situation, we must stay safe and keep others from harm.For that reason I’ve decided to cancel my classes for two reasons:1. I just don’t see […]

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