Pilates during Pregnancy

It is recommended to maintain a consistent exercise routine as it is helpful for a fuss-free pregnancy and Pilates is an excellent low-impact form of exercise to do whilst pregnant. Below are a few of the many benefits of staying active during pregnancy: increased energy levels; more endorphin production, which promotes happier moods and better…

Yoga Flow with Mins

If you’ve been interested in dance, creative improvisations or mindfulness through movement, you will have an opportunity to explore it in our Yoga Flow class which will be available from June.   This class is a Vinyasa (flow-based) practice,  where you follow the breath to flow from pose to pose, with Sun Salutations and its…

Does Pilates exercises help Scoliosis?

What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a common condition faced by many. Instead of a straight line down the back, there’s a sideway curve of the spine, sometimes looking like a letter “C” or “S”. Can we treat or prevent it? The onset of scoliosis cannot be prevented, unfortunately. Most cases of scoliosis (around 80%) are…

We were Born to Run

It’s quite a dramatic opening line, however looking at our physiology, we are actually the most efficient running animal on the planet.  I’m not talking about speed; your neighborhood squirrel will beat you in a race to catch the bus, I’m talking about running efficiency and endurance. Over a long enough distance a trained runner…

Yoga Alignment

An introduction to our New Yoga Alignment class In the vast and modern world of yoga, it can be quite daunting to set foot into a yoga class or find a yoga practice that suits. Once in, it can be equally easy to get caught up with the fancy poses and colourful spandex that the…

Visceral Manipulation

How does Organ Massage help our bodies to function optimally?   What is Visceral Manipulation a.k.a Organ Massage? Visceral Manipulation developed by world-renowned French Osteopath and Physical Therapist, Jean-Pierre Barral is a gentle hands on technique used to enhance the motion of our organs and integrating movement of the body as a whole. Our organs…

Start Pilates in 2019

With the end of 2018, you may be reflecting on fitness goals to set coming this new year. Be it reducing back pain, safely working out during pregnancy or rounding out your on-season training. Here are 5 great reasons on why you should start Pilates in 2019! Core stabilisation Pilates exercises are known to target…