Healing Through Movement Blog

Retha/24.11.2015/

Power Pilates is coming to South Africa and it is great news for the Pilates world here. There are many people calling themselves Pilates teachers and offer ‘Pilates’ classes, but what is really Pilates and how do you make the right choice as a potential student or teacher? Rachael Lieck […]

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Retha/26.06.2012/

The Journal of Isokinetics and Exercise Science¬†published an article on Pilates training and healthy individuals: “The results showed that pilates¬†training enhances motor performance skills by increasing lower extremity muscle strength, improving postural stability by increased core strength and can prevent musculoskeletal disorders”.   Quite a mouthfull, but in a nutshell, […]

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Retha/26.06.2012/

Pilates is truly proving itself to be a multifaceted bodywork therapy.¬† A very recent study in the UK has yielded a very positive outcome for breast cancer survivors after they were put on a Pilates training program; Significant improvements were reported in quality of life, mood, and body image after […]

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