Headaches, push-ups and tennis elbow: The shoulder blade connection

THIS week, across all my classes, there’s a bit of a theme. Clue: They are behind you and you need them to move your arms. Anatomically speaking I’m referring to your scapulae, without the latin they are your shoulder blades. Any arm or shoulder movement is dependent on your shoulder…

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Post Natal Pilates. Why is it so good for new mum bodies?

Post Natal Pilates in Epping.     You know you probably should be doing it but it seems like everything else about having a new baby seems more important than an exercise class. After all, you’ve just been through a massive physical and emotional upheaval and you’re just about managing…

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Ten ways to find your pelvic floor – for your friends

So I know you know that pelvic floor exercises are a big deal. And I know you know that Pilates is a fabulous way of making sure you get regular practise in.  I also know you know that pelvic floor exercises aren’t just something you do when you’re in the…

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Finding your core without pushing through your floor

If you know you’ve got pelvic floor issues, it can be a bit daunting to start training your tummy muscles again, or indeed to start exercising at all.  Good abdominal tone goes hand in hand with pelvic floor muscle tone so it’s vital to find your core again after pregnancy or…

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