I’m excited. The weather’s hot, Pilates classes have been sweaty and the summer term is drawing to a close. I’m also about to turn 40. Last month I attended the Valencia Classical Pilates Conference, a chance for those of us…

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Joseph Pilates observed Breathing as the first and last act of life, so in other words something to pay attention to whilst we have the chance. So here is my confession, after 20 years of Pilates practice and teaching I…

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Themes for my articles usually come from the people I teach and the many vibrant discussions in class. This piece however came about from a conversation with a non Pilates practising friend, just going to prove that inspiration for debate…

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Learning to love our bones….the bare truth. Our bones provide structure for our bodies, fine boned, big boned or somewhere in the middle we don’t pay them nearly as much attention as we should. Collagen? It’s in face cream isn’t…

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‘Life is the train, not the station’….Paulo Coelho, Aleph When a Pilates teacher becomes derailed…. When planning my next article I was inspired to write about a student’s excitement in class. She declared with such thrilled delight to her classmates…

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‘Will doing press ups make me look like Madonna?’ Over the last few weeks I have heard the comment twice ‘ This is not an unusual question and it makes me smile every time I hear it, however, on a…

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