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Mobility decreases with age – but it doesn’t have to corrective exercise exercise injury pain free movement recovery Oct 16, 2021

I’ve got a couple of anti-aging exercises for you in this post … all backed by science.
 
Fact: Research shows that some body parts naturally get less mobile (i.e., more locked-up) as we get older – starting as early as our 30s and 40s.
 
And that’s still young, if...

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Why Do Pilates corrective exercise fitness health pain free movement pilates Mar 04, 2021

If you are a regular to my classes and/or read my blog articles you know I stress the importance of building balance in the body. But what does that mean?

There is a constant play of stability and mobility within our bodies. Certain areas in our body function best when strong and stable...

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Battling Text Neck with Chin Nods corrective exercise habits health pain free movement workout Feb 26, 2021

Are you reading this article on either your phone, tablet, or laptop? Of course :)
 
It’s time to do a quick check … Is your head tilted down in order to see?
 
If you spend a lot of time in this position (and who doesn’t these days?!), you are actually at risk for...

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Pilates is Lit! corrective exercise functional strength training health injury pain free movement pilates stress workout Jan 28, 2021

Having three teenagers brings home new colourful and strange slang language. My teens say "lit" a lot. Googling the word, historically it meant "drunk", but now means exciting or excellent. And I can honestly say Pilates is EXCITING and EXCELLENT, but definitely has nothing to do with...

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The Importance of Exercise Recovery: Step 4 De-Stress Techniques corrective exercise health pain free movement pilates recovery stress Jul 26, 2020

Over the past several weeks I have been exploring methods of recovery. It’s not simply about resting the body after an exercise session, but about intelligently helping the body heal and functionally move to reach healthy balance within the body.

In the first post I explain there...

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The Importance of Recovery: Step 2 Stretching and Step 3 SMR corrective exercise flow pain free movement recovery Jul 18, 2020

Over the past several weeks I have been exploring methods of recovery. It’s not simply about resting the body after an exercise session, but about intelligently helping the body heal and functionally move to reach healthy balance within the body.

In the first post I explain there is a...

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The Importance of Exercise Recovery: Step 1 Strength Training barre corrective exercise functional strength training health pain free movement pilates recovery Jul 05, 2020

Last week I wrote an article on exercise recovery and mentioned that within the body there is a constant play of stability and mobility. Certain areas in our body function best when strong and stable and other areas of the body function best with more range of motion. I also briefly explored how...

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The Importance of Exercise Recovery corrective exercise health injury pain free movement pilates recovery yoga Jun 28, 2020

Exercise recovery is more than just resting after a workout. In this article I go over a few important practices that can help increase your body’s ability to recover from exercise.

Within the body there is a constant play of stability and mobility. Certain areas in our body function best...

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What is the Pain-Free Movement? corrective exercise functional strength training injury pain free movement pilates Jun 06, 2020

As an experienced Pilates instructor, certified Exercise Coach and Corrective Exercise Specialist, many new clients have come to me with over-use injuries, even with a few acute injuries. While diagnosing and treating acute injuries is not within my scope of practice (that is the...

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