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Pilates Classes in Cassington, Oxford, June to July 2019 0

Posted on 15, May 2019

in Category Beginner/Int Pilates Class, Class Timetable, Pilates Classes, Post Natal, pre natal Pilates

June – July 2019 Beginner/Intermediate Class in Cassington, Oxford – Wednesday’s 7.45-8.45pm, St Peters School Hall, Cassington The dates are; 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th June, 3rd and 10th July 2019 6 week course        Post Natal Pilates Class in Cassington, Oxford Thursdays 10.30-11.30am, Cassington Village Hall, Cassington The class dates are; 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th June, (no class on the 4th) 11th July 5 week course         Pre Natal Pilates Class in Cassington, Oxford Thursdays 7.45-8.45pm, St Peters School Hall, Cassington The class dates are: 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th June, 4th and 11th July 2019 [&hellip

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Why you should start massaging your c-section scar? 0

Posted on 19, April 2019

in Category Back and Neck Pain, C-section, Diastasis Recti, Pilates Classes, Post Natal, Uncategorized, Workshops

  Why you should start massaging your c-section scar? Have you had a c-section? Does your scar ever cause pain and pull when performing day to day tasks? Do you feel a tingling or numbness around or on your c-section scar? Does your c-section scar feel lumpy and have a bulge above the scar that does not seem to disappear? Do you suffer from back pain? Do you have a SIJ pain that with treatment has not improved? If you have answered any of those with a yes, then it could be time to invest in some remedial massage therapy [&hellip

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Pilates Classes – Jan to Feb 2019 0

Posted on 28, November 2018

in Category Class Timetable, Pilates Classes, Post Natal, Uncategorized

Pilates Class Timetable in Cassington, Oxfordshire.  January – February 2019 Beginner/Intermediate Class – Wednesday’s 7.45-8.45pm, St Peters School Hall, Cassington The dates are; 16th, 23rd, 30th Jan and 6th and 13th February 2019 5 week course        Post Natal Pilates Class in Oxford Thursdays 10.30-11.30am, Cassington Village Hall, Cassington The class dates are; 17th, 24th and 31st Jan, 7th and 14th February 2019 5 week course         Pre Natal Pilates Class in Oxford Thursdays 7.45-8.45pm, St Peters School Hall, Cassington The class dates are: 17th, 24th and 31st Jan, 7th and 14th February 2019 5 [&hellip

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What is a Diastasis Recti? How do i know if i have it and how do i fix it? 0

Posted on 16, October 2018

in Category Diastasis Recti, Exercises, Pilates Classes, Post Natal

What is a Diastasis Recti?  How do you know you have it and how to fix it? A Diastasis Recti or DR is the widening of the gap between the 2 sections of the Rectus Abdominus or (6 pack muscles) The split occurs at the Linea Alba, the mid line collagen structures of connective tissue at the front of the abdomen. (see image) 100% of women have some level of diastasis of the rectus abdominis in the third trimester (Diane Lee, 2013) 66% of women with a DR have some level of pelvic floor dysfunction   The Linea Alba no [&hellip

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Pilates for Runners Workshop – 8th July 0

Posted on 20, June 2018

in Category Exercises, home exercise, Pilates Classes, Runners, Uncategorized, Workshops

Pilates for Runners workshop – Pelvis Stability, Core and Glute Strength!  (This will be a repeat of the one done on the 20th May) 8th July 5-6pm (Please make note of the start time being 5pm) Cassington Village Hall £10 Join me in my Pilates for Runners workshop to learn how to stabilise your pelvis for running by simply incorporating core and leg strength into your training programme. It does not need to be hours of extra work but just a few exercises that will compliment your training and support you in your running. Whether you are a couch to 5k runner or an [&hellip

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Pilates Class Timetable June – July 2018 0

Posted on 23, May 2018

in Category Class Timetable, Pilates Classes

Pilates Class Timetable June – July 2018 Beginner/Int Pilates Class – Wednesday’s 7.45-8.45pm, St Peters School Hall, Cassington. The class dates are; 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th June, 4th and 11th July. Post Natal Pilates Class – Thursday’s 10.30-11.30am, Cassington Village Hall, Cassington. The class dates are; 7th, 14th, 21st,  28th June, 5th and 12th July.         Pre- Natal Pilates Class – Thursday’s 7.45-8.45pm, Physically-fit private studio, Cassington The class dates are; 7th, 14th, 21st,  28th June, 5th and 12th July.       All classes are a 6 week block in term time only costing £60. Feel free [&hellip

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3 Exercises to help restore your core after birth 0

Posted on 30, March 2014

in Category Exercises, Pilates Classes, Uncategorized

3 EXERCISES TO HELP REPAIR YOUR CORE STRENGTH POST DELIVERY (these exercises are designed for the non c-section women) Single leg lifts Start with both feet on the floor in an imprint (back to flo0r) connection. Slowly engage pelvic floor and transverse abdominus (if you not sure about this please check out my booklet on sale for £2.99 for more information about how to engage pf and TVA. Then slowly breathe out and lift right leg to 90 degrees. Stop and breathe in, slowly breathe out and lower toe to tap to floor and repeat X 8 each side.     [&hellip

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Side Lying Leg Raises – Functional or not?! 0

Posted on 28, August 2013

in Category Back and Neck Pain, Exercises, Pilates Classes

Side Lying Leg Raises – Functional or not?! I thought this might be a useful topic to discuss, as often some exercises get over-looked for not being ‘functional’ exercises. For example the side lying clam shells or side leg raises in Pilates. Some people are advised not to bother with these as they ‘are’nt functional’ enough. However, often we are always given these sorts of exercises from our physiotherapists to strengthen our weak gluteus is there something they know that we don’t know or are they now a redundant exercise? Before I start, I would like to say that I [&hellip

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Can foot motion be the major contributor to lower back and pelvic pain? 0

Posted on 8, August 2013

in Category Back and Neck Pain, Exercises, Pilates Classes

How abnormal foot motion can be a major contributor to lower back and pelvic problems. The foot contains many bones, joints and tendons that work together to enable gait. Dysfunction of any of these aspects of the foot may cause problems anywhere along the kinetic chain and in the lower back. Pilates has developed a reputation for building core strength, especially once the fitness and physical therapy worlds came to Pilates in the 1990s.  Along the way, the core became the mantra of Pilates. However, with so many people suffering from lower back pain and pelvic problems I thought having [&hellip

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Pilates in Cowley 0

Posted on 19, June 2013

in Category Exercises, Pilates Classes, Uncategorized

Pilates in Cowley – Asian Cultural Centre, Oxford I run a beginner/intermediate pilates class at the Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Cowley in Oxford. The class is on a Friday 11-12pm and usually runs on a 6-8 week block bookin If this is a class that would interest you please get in touch. You will need to bring your own mat, towel and water for the class.       &nbsp

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