Pilates Scene and Pilates Source will be a little quiet for a while, as we head to India for some Himalayan trekking time. We will be back at the laptop in the last week of June and when internet access allows, will update the FB page.
PS We hit 750 likes this week, so happy that you are into the site!
If you are interested in purchasing a Balanced Body trap table or Peak Pilates reformer for home, Kate at Destination:Pilates may be able to help you there.
Trap table $5000 and reformer only $1200. Excellent quality, well built equipment from two proven brands.
Read more, and see the pics at the ‘Buy and Sell’ pages here on the site.
I bang on about the mini roll and Franklin balls don’t I.
About the mini roll –
This is what it looks like.
This is where you buy it
KineticWear.com.au and Ozbergs Wellness Continue reading…
Fixing my own knee pain – the Pilates way
I wanted to share how I have stopped some knee pain I was having, by consulting a health professional, as well as applying my own Pilates knowledge, something we are blessed with when it comes to assisting with pain.
The background – I have a S shaped scoli, long history of LBP and SIJ pain, but I now manage that all well with my Pilates knowledge and twice weekly Yoga practice. I am 44 and began two fitness classes a week about 6 months ago, involving running and squats, more than I had done before. Continue reading…
An innovative approach is underway at Destination Pilates south of Sydney, here Leisa and Kate explain how their circuits have worked and offer you their experience on the approach. A big thank you ladies for sharing your story and being a part of Pilates Scene.
“The circuit classes were initially designed to give the clients I was teaching at Physio Pilates somewhere to transition to. The majority of them came from an injury/pain background but had progressed to a level where they were pain free and doing weekly/bi-weekly reformer classes with me, mostly at a confident, but fundamental level. Everyone else who joined the circuit classes had previous studio/equipment experience. Continue reading…
Shari Berkowitz shows how versatile the small ball can be as a substitute for the larger equipment.
A Russian version of ways to use your ball. You will need to mute, she can really talk, and talk……
And the glossy professional DVD version with annoying mood music. But some nice moves.
Kelly Kane presented a workshop at the 2008 APMA conference where she provided practical ways to help clients recruit neck musculature correctly when performing head curl work. It was nearly two hours long and offered me many useful tips and reminders about how to assist clients work with their necks in the Pilates context. Continue reading…