Meet Lorraine, our Scottish lead on Pilates for Edinburgh. Join her in her favourite exercise. Complete this daily in front of the television.
This is a great little workout to give your clients to execute a couple of times over Christmas or use in your final classes of the year. The only criteria is that they have to sing it as they do it!
Complete a normal prep phase and then set them up on their own mats. Write […]
Jo Everill-Taylor B.Sc (Hon’s)
Many clients present in a Pilates class with hip pain which can be caused by very varied conditions such as Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Snapping Hip Syndrome, Poor Posture, Pelvic Dysfunction, ligament injuries, restrictions and many other factors. Whilst we are non diagnostic and it is nor our place to say what is […]
Today’s herb is Mint
Mint is the name for over a dozen plant species, including peppermint and spearmint, that belong to the genus Mentha.
While eating the plant offers some health benefits, research shows that several of mint’s health benefits come from applying it to the skin, inhaling its aroma or taking it as a capsule.
Article by the Drummond Team
Pilates is an increasingly popular form of exercise originally developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920’s. It is a total mind-body conditioning program designed to target the deep muscles of the abdomen and spine to improve overall central core stability, posture and balance.
Clinical Pilates combines the early principles of Joseph Pilates […]
By Jo Everill-Taylor – Managing Director, Better Body Training
Heard of Supine Hypotensive Syndrome? Find out here all you need to know to deal with this during your pregnancy.
We all know we need to modify exercise during pregnancy, not least to accommodate the baby bump! But did you know that you need to ensure you feel well and happy […]
Our resident Pilates national lead expert “extraordinaire” Jo Everill-Taylor has paired up with long-time friend and paediatric specialist Cat Welch to launch “Hatch” – a fresh idea to help children come “out of their shells”, – a programme combining movement with behavioural support. Its an amazing programme. Join Jo & Cath on their journey and […]
Class handout by Jo Everill-Taylor B.Sc
The Importance of Breath
Joseph Pilates emphasized using a very full breath in his exercises. He advocated thinking of the lungs as a bellows – using them strongly to pump the air fully in and out of the body. Most Pilates exercises co-ordinate with the breath, and using the breath properly […]