STOP RIGHT NOW!
STOP Whatever you're doing right now…and take 2 minutes to practice this stress relieving exercise. In our busy lifestyles of today, our sensory system is in constant overload, always stimulated by something. Whether it is the background noise of the TV, car radio, fluorescent lights at the office, iPad, laptop or mobile phones. Overstimulation of our senses can eventually impact our nervous system, causing us to be anxious, stressed, on edge, highly strung, sleep deprived an
Alternative Treatments for Pain
I am always open to non-invasive treatments that may help heal the body, assist in wellbeing & specifically assist with Chronic Pain, stress & tension. Here, my guest writer & colleague, Karen Leo gives us the run down on CranioSacral therapy & explains why she collaborates this form of treatment with her her Pilates & Yoga training. What is CranioSacral Therapy? CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle, non-invasive modality that seeks to find and treat restrictions throughout the b
What is Foam Rolling?
We’ve all heard about foam roller & seen the weird looking things at our Pilates studio, Physio, Osteo or Chiro practice but what exactly does it do & how do you use it? Foam rolling Foam rolling assists the mobility of our fascia. Fascia is a fibrous layer of connective tissue (made up primarily of collagen) beneath the skin that attaches, stabilizes, encloses & separates muscles & internal organs of the body (think a substance similar to cling wrap) Fascia is described in l
Lets look at the Glutes for Hoots!
Baby got back, I like big butts & I cannot lie, Shake your booty……These are all song lyrics we connect with the butt. Does my butt look big in this? …..Is a common phrase we associate with our butt. Squeeze your butt, relax your butt, lengthen your tailbone, tuck your pelvis ….are all cues we are familiar with & associate with our butt… but what do they really mean?? Lets look at the functionality of our tooshy & discuss why all the fuss about having a great bum! The gluteal
Inspirational Women Series - Introducing Dr Andrea Robertson
As part of my new inspirational series, I will be interviewing strong, fit women embracing Pilates & Yoga from all accross Adelaide & sharing in their storis of success, health & happiness. This new series is designed to motivate you to Re-energise & Revitalise to take hold of your health & happiness, find strength, confidence & happiness by moving your body & taking time out for yourself. Personally,I believe it is extremely important to work closely with a trusted Allied He