If you see it you’ll hit it.  It’s a mantra that goes through my head quite often.  I use it in life, in business, when I am in my Pilates class and especially when I mountain bike!

And it pretty much sums up the story I’m just about to tell you.  It’s a story I seldom share, although I probably should - you likely have a similar story yourself.

You see, in my early twenties I be...

The other day I spent five hours in my car, not all at once but it was enough that by the end of the day I felt it, I really felt it.

And after so long in the car it’s easy to forget the things you know e.g. if you sit better you might not feel so terrible when you get out!

And then I go to my Pilates class and remember all the things I should have done - it helps me to reset my bad h...

February 7, 2018

With the growth of the health and fitness industry, Pilates has become a bit of a buzzword lately.  But it seems that the more popular Pilates becomes, the more misconceptions and confusion there seems to be around what Pilates really is.

So we thought we would dispel the five most common myths about Pilates we hear that may be holding you back from giving it a go.

Myth #1: I’m not fl...

December 7, 2017

We hear people say - “Oh I can’t do Pilates, I’m not that flexible”.  It’s an interesting thought pattern and one we understand.  But the reality of the matter is that Pilates is more than than just "a stretch class" which is what most believe it is.  Pilates is actually an education in how to use your body more effectively whilst providing you with a fully body workout....

Think of a time when you may have witnessed an athlete or a dancer perform.  It’s immediately clear the immaculate control they possess, such precision, such effortless grace.  As a spectator it’s hard not to be in awe of the incredible control their mind possess over their every movement, how they run with such determination and strength, how they seem to leap effortlessly into the...

For us, of the six principles of Pilates, there is one that stands out above the rest, Concentration. To find out why Concentration yields greater gains, read more here...

To get a better understanding of a Pilates workout, let’s take a look at the Six Principles of Pilates with a focus on centering. These principles are unique to a Pilates workout and help to describe all of the factors that are working together to get the most from your movements.