Range of Motion & Pilates

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Reformer Pilates can improve your joint’s range of motion (ROM). You will strengthen muscles, and in turn, reduce joint pain. What is ‘Range of Motion’? Does Pilates Help? In our daily life we are dependent on our body facilitating a range of movements. Movements such as twisting, reaching, walking, bending, carrying, and moving from sitting…

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What is Your ‘Core’?

Pilates core strength

You may not have tried Pilates, but you will most likely have heard people say that it’s good to strengthen your core. Or that you should definitely try these new core strengthening exercises.  In Pilates, we mention it a lot. We talk about how important the core is, and we incorporate a lot of Pilates…

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Why Hamstring Matters (And How Pilates Helps!)

Pilates and importance of hamstrings

Hamstring strength is often underestimated. And having the proper hammie strength can help you avoid countless injuries (even during Pilates), including helping in hamstring strain prevention and low back pain.  The biggest problem? A lot of people are quad dominant. And a lot of these people don’t even realize it.  What exactly does quad dominant…

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Reopening – The Path Back

Have you been navigating your way through the myriad of COVID-19 announcements, recommendations, reports and guidelines?…We have!! With the release of the Queensland Government’s ‘Roadmap to Easing Restrictions‘, we can confirm that we will be reopening our Mitchelton Studio on Monday 15th June 2020. To say we’re excited to see everyone back on deck would…

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How Pilates Helps Back Pain

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare predicts that 70-90% of individuals will experience back pain at some point during their lifetime.  It shouldn’t come as a surprise. Many factors of modern society – such as sedentary behaviour, bad posture, and obesity – support the back pain epidemic. Technology has created a ‘do less’ mindset.…

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Our Top 6 Tips to using Pilates in your Injury rehabilitation

If you’re like many of our clients, you may be recovering from an injury and you’re already well down the track on your injury rehabilitation – the acute phase of your injury may be over and you’re looking toward your future.  Recently, you may have started Pilates or be thinking about starting to further your…

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