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I had the privilege of taking 15 of our clients on a beautiful Pilates Retreat in Mpumalanga here is South Africa.I had a vision in mind for this retreat. The focus was;De-stress completely. Education of this amazing vehicle which carries them everywhere, the body. Letting them in...

Life is busy, stress is increasing, relationships are changing and technology is depleting our chances of exercising. We will find a million excuses not to go for the run, not to go to the Pilates studio, not to go to the gym or to miss yoga...

This concept is so simple that if we were able to master it, we would eliminate so many hip and spinal injuries.What is going on with the gluteus medius? Why is it struggling to work efficiently?It is simple:Most of our daily movements require hip flexion...

The health industry is BOOMING and this is a very positive thing because the public is becoming aware of the importance of health and the immense benefits that it will have on their life in pretty much all aspects, be it ease of movement, strength,...

There is more than enough research on why we need to cut down on SUGAR so there is no need for me to give you a long scientific explanation of why you need to get this out of your diet. Maybe read here to get...

With so many methods of movement in the industry and with countless principles that need to be adhered to, there is one principle that is still unknown. This principle encompasses the fundamental law for all stability of some of our main functional movements i.e walking,...

I could write about the spine for days and I guess that is because the spine is under so much pressure & stress at the moment. I also know that it can all be avoided if we just know how! Throughout our lifetime, we assume that...

Whether you are a movement professional i.e Pilates instructor, Yoga instructor, Personal trainer, Physiotherapist, Biokineticist or Sports scientist OR if you are none of these but want to know how to really look after your spine, then there are a few things that you need...

           It Is the little things that count!                So in life, there are a few rules. These rules apply in your professional and personal environment. Imagine if we could just stick to one or more of...

It is a fact that most people work 50% of their life, sleep 30% of their life and relax 20% of their life. If you think about this, that is a lot of work, very little sleep and most certainly way too little time to...