Marrying Kinesiology and Pilates


I like to focus on empowering people to help themselves maintain their health and well-being. When I work with people with physical pain, part of the treatment is to improve their alignment and activate muscles to work better. I like to use Pilates exercises to help clients maintain and improve their [...]

Happy Birthday to Encore Pilates!!


14 years and counting... Happy Birthday to us! This month Encore Pilates turns 14 years old! I remember when we were coming towards our 10th year and it felt like such a milestone. Now, every year thereafter feels like a blessing. What a ride, what a journey – if someone had [...]

Why Inflammation is beating you

2021-07-05T17:04:07+09:3010/02/2021|Healing, Pilates, Self Care, Your Body|

And when to say no to alcohol… Let’s say you fall over and fracture a bone or ‘pull’ a muscle. Your body is sore and tender and you don’t want to put any weight on it – an indication of the area being inflamed. The experience sucked (no doubt) so you [...]

Finding the right Pilates studio for you

2021-07-05T17:05:10+09:3001/12/2019|Pilates, Self Care|

As a teacher of teachers I travel interstate to share my knowledge and to create strong, informed communities of Pilates professionals. I meet such amazing, inspiring educators everywhere I go. The level of expertise is refreshing, the desire to learn and do good by our industry is humbling and everywhere I [...]

Pilates, Posture, and Wonkiness

2021-02-12T00:31:54+09:3008/05/2019|Balance, Pilates|

Definition: Wonky/ 'wonki'/ adjective not straight; crooked or askew synonyms: crooked, off centre, lopsided, askew, skew, skew-whiff (of a thing), unsteady, shaky, unstable, rocky, not functioning correctly; faulty. "I enjoy good health apart from my wonky knees". Definition: Posture/ ' posta'/ noun the position in which someone holds their body [...]

Pilates for Heart Health

2021-02-11T23:52:04+09:3027/02/2019|Pilates, Your Body|

It’s Happy Heart month! February – the month when everyone’s hearts are a flutter with roses and chocolates and vows of true love (or possibly feeling like it’s been run over by a stampede of elephants then left to die and wither alone). Either way it is a wonderful time [...]

Core muscles and how Pilates can help

2021-02-10T10:21:54+09:3026/01/2019|Exercise, Pilates, Your Body|

‘Strengthen your core’ is a common recommendation from exercise professionals, physical therapists, doctors, surgeons and researchers, for an array physical concerns [1, 2]. It’s also a catch phrase for many exercise programs. But what does it mean? It refers to specific core muscles of the body that essentially work to stabilise, [...]

The true cost of Pilates

2021-02-10T10:36:58+09:3030/03/2018|Pilates, Self Care|

Pilates is the in thing when it comes to fancy exercise options. Similar to the 'organic' food movement, Pilates is on everyones radar and most peoples wish list but it's not within everyones price range. The reason for this is simple. A fully qualified instructor, as recognised by industry standard has [...]

Tis the season to reflect

2021-02-10T11:25:35+09:3023/11/2017|Self Care, Pilates|

Whatever Christmas means to you, for most of us it's a time for reflection, for friends and family. This time of year always encourages me to reflect. And these are some of the things that come to mind when I start to put up the decorations and prepare for down time. [...]

Pilates for fitness

2021-02-10T11:28:35+09:3019/10/2016|Exercise, Pilates|

Whilst many of our clients come to us for pain and injury management, Pilates is also an awesome way to gain and maintain fitness. Working on the spring loaded machines means that even in a group class we can cater to the individuals goals. Pilates machines are known to develop long, [...]

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