Pilates

Exploring Pilates: Understanding Its Core Principles

2024-04-17T01:07:07+09:3017/04/2024|Pilates, Self Care, Your Body|

In one of our episodes in The Pilates Lounge, we discussed the Principles of Pilates. The Pilates Lounge is your sanctuary for achieving balance, breath, and mindful movement. I am Katie, your guide on this transformative journey into Pilates—a method that transcends mere exercise to celebrate the capabilities of our bodies. [...]

The 6 guiding principles of Pilates

2023-10-31T13:25:03+09:3031/10/2023|Pilates|

The essence of Pilates, the principles that drive our practice, and the wisdom of Joseph Pilates and his students. Joe Pilates work was built upon three fundamental principles: Breath, whole-body health, and whole-body commitment, encompassing mind, body, and spirit. These principles are the foundation of everything we do in Pilates. Mary [...]

Can tight neck muscles affect vagus nerve?

2023-08-18T04:49:41+09:3018/08/2023|Healing, Pain management, Pilates|

What the neck! The sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle, located in the cervical region, plays a crucial role in neck mobility and posture. Tightness in this muscle is a common issue among women in peri-menopause and menopause, primarily due to hormonal fluctuations and age-related stiffness. This can potentially impact the function of the [...]

Why flat feet are deflating your pelvic floor

2023-06-08T03:23:11+09:3008/06/2023|Balance, Pilates, Your Body|

As a pilates teacher, you are aware that having a strong and healthy pelvic floor is crucial for both men and women. However, you may not realise that flat feet, or fallen arches, can have a direct impact on pelvic floor tone. The arches of the feet provide a neuro feedback [...]

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