Photo credit Toa Heftiba If you think you have a disc injury or you have had scans to confirm you have a disc injury you can exercise BUT you must take some precautions. In fact keeping strong and flexible will
If you experience pain in your body everyday, you may wonder how being more aware of your body is going to help reduce that pain. Fair enough. Let’s start with what Body Awareness is. Body Awareness means different things to
Well it depends. I often say there is ‘good sore’ and then there is ‘bad sore’ after exercise. And there is a difference. Often people love to feel sore after exercise. It is a sign that they have worked hard
Good form is the alignment of your body whilst you are doing anything. Body alignment and or the lack of it can either lead us toward injury or keep us safe. If you suffer from recurring injuries such as bursitis,
What I love about Pilates is that we focus on the connections in the body, rather than looking at the parts as essentially seperate or whole in themselves. When you look at the connections it gives you an understanding of
So many people have not had much exercise during isolation. Now that gyms and classes are reopening and people are rushing back to their workouts it is important to take your time and check in with your body. It can
I tend to watch more TV in winter. Colder nights make me want to cuddle up and be entertained! After some cosy nights I wake with a tight neck and shoulders from being in the same position for too long.
If all this home isolation has you sitting more than usual you may be feeling tight and not connected to your leg strength. This article outlines how to release tension in the legs that can cause lower back pain, sciatica
When people come to do Pilates with me, getting up and down off the floor with ease is not usually something they say is a goal. They say things like stronger core strength. When I talk to clients about their
During this time of COVID 19 and home isolation you may have seen your local gym, yoga or Pilates studios offering live online classes. Certainly in the Byron Bay, Lennox Head, Bangalow and Ballina areas there are some great options.