Biomechanic Insight

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24 Hours Late Cancellation 

The dreaded LC policy.  Nobody likes to contact clients regarding outstanding accounts and we definitely do not like to get into deep discussions regarding Late Cancellations.  Firstly we need to remember that a Pilates studio is not a charity organization, it is a business that

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RUNNERS! What is happening to their joints?

Running is such a common form of cardio for professionals and the ‘average Joe’, and granted, they feel great, look great and are super fit. But what is their body telling them? Every sport is predisposed to certain injuries and running is no exception.  In

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The THORACIC MISTAKE!

Thoracic aches and pains. Cervical aches and pains. Shoulder aches and pains.  These three areas are so interconnected that without the principle of mobility in all three of these areas, harmonic stability is compromised. This blog post is dedicated to making a difference and saying

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All that knowledge means nothing without…..

One of the fundamental principles of life is growth. One of our soul purposes on this planet is to grow as a human being in all aspects of our life, be it personally, spiritually, professionally or intellectually.  We are all in search of that something

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Getting into the Client Assessment!

Client body assessment Male: 38 years old and active! Sport: Weight training and Muay Thai Injuries: Left shoulder / Right Quadricep Client specifics: he is fairly flexible and this could be hereditary as one would expect inflexibility from weights and Muay Thai. He needs relaxation,

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Movement Assessment – Your Edge!

There are professionals and then there are PROFESSIONALS! The question is, which one ARE you and which one do you THINK you are? Do you do a client movement assessment the first time that you see your client or patient? If you are doing an

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Getting it right in 2017!

Another year has come and gone! Some have achieved a lot in the past year whilst others found 2016 to be one of the toughest years for them in their adult life. We plan so many things but do not always reach our goals in

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From learning comes Great Reward!

When I was studying in 1998, I knew that I had a passion for the human body. I knew that I loved to dance, but I never knew that this passion would develop into something that would see me through the next 18 years. It

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Technique is everything!

  Precision in Movement is a fine Art, and when achieved, it will enable clients or patients to achieve long term results.  Exercises should be performed correctly in order to ensure the correct muscles are used and activated. Unfortunately for various reasons exercisers do not

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What to do now..My client is overweight!

Working with overweight people is part of the journey of being a movement professional. It is an opportunity to make someone feel great about their body. Often if I watch an instructor working with a client who is overweight, I can see that they have

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Eliminate Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder impingement is rife at the moment. So many people are affected by this very painful condition. Imagine if you could prevent this through educating your client about safe and precise shoulder mechanics. I don’t just mean safe and precise but I mean very specific

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Your VOICE in the fitness industry!

  They power of dynamic teaching lies within the use of your voice. Today there are millions of fitness studios, Pilates studios, yoga studios, physiotherapists and gyms all over the world. You are just one of the millions out there that wishes to bring health

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Take control of your session!

The whole point of exercise is to be healthy. To make sure that you look after your body and to ensure that you are able to do daily movements with ease. It is the responsibility of the instructor to take charge of the session that

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Take control of your exercise career!

How many days, weeks, months or years have you been teaching? What makes you get up and do what you do every single day? Is it habit? Do you have no other choice right now? Do you love what you are doing but you feel you

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Amazing Teaching is expected from YOU!

Do you know what your clients and patients are thinking when they walk out of your facility? Of course we want to think that they loved being there and that they thoroughly enjoyed the session or exercises that you just gave them. Your industry is

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