Pilates Goals 2018 - Studio 44 Pilates

Pilates Goals 2018

Welcome to 2018, by now we are heading back into a routine with the festive season over again for another year!  So have you made you SMART pilates goals yet?  Hope you have check out our Blog “New Year, New You – how to make  a difference”. This will give you help on how to…

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new year back to pilates

New Year New routine?

Out of the habit of Pilates?  Lost your motivation?  Let’s get going together again! From Tuesday 2nd until Friday 5th January  2018 we will be doing  a Facebook Live at 9am. On our Facebook page Studio 44 Pilates.  The session will be one of the 10 minute Pilates practise video sessions from our library. If its…

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Pilates Goals 2018 - Studio 44 Pilates

Pilates Beginners Course – Video No 6

Pilates Beginners course is now part of our Online subscription.  Our Beginners Pilates course started FREE on YouTube .  We launched with 5, 10 minute videos, so that the Pilates technique can be learnt at your own pace, taking time to go through the videos and going back over them a few times.  Now we…

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Pilates Goals 2018 - Studio 44 Pilates

Benefits of using the Mini Ball in Pilates

The mini ball, is a versatile piece of small equipment to be used at home or in a class.  Here are some of the benefits to maybe decide whether its worth investing in one! Small in size 7-9″ Inexpensive Easy to transport – no excuses not to take away with you! Activates more muscles when…

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Pilates Goals 2018 - Studio 44 Pilates

Benefits of stretching for running

Stretching It’s one of those things you know you should so regularly and you know the benefits!  So why don’t we do it?  Regular stretching increases our flexibility giving us better range of movement and enabling us to perform everyday tasks and sports.  Stretching helps to lengthen muscles and the associated ligaments & tendons.  Helping…

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How to strenthen your core

Have you been doing Pilates for a while now? Noticed that you don’t seen to be getting quite the same benefits as before?  Maybe your body has got so use to the exercises it has stopped responding to Pilates.  This is what we know as Plateauing. I see this a lot in Pilates  Classes. If…

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Pilates Goals 2018 - Studio 44 Pilates

Pilates Elf

It’s December! We have all heard of the “Elf on the Shelf” an Elf sent from Father Christmas to check if the children have been good or not, nightly reporting back to him.  So let me introduce Pilate Elf (although i think he needs  a name!!)  He’s here to make sure you have done your…

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The Glut Muscles

This weeks 10 Minute Online Pilates Practise Video is all about the Glut muscles.  What are the Gluts?  They are a group of 3 muscles that make up the buttocks. The Gluts stabilise the Pelvis, keep movement in the hip joints and when they are strong the lower back doesn’t take all the stress! They…

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Benefits of using Weighted Balls during your Pilates workout

The Benefits of using weighted balls in your Pilates workout. Weighted Balls are this weeks piece of small equipment used in our 10 minute video. You don’t need your own weight balls as a tin of baked beans will work just as well!!  (any other cans will do as well!!)  Weighted balls are great for…

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Pilates, Stretching and Flexibility

Pilates, stretching and flexibility!  All words you hear in Pilates regularly?  So could you list the exercises that increase our flexibility?  You probably don’t realise you do these exercises every week and slowly will increase your flexibility.  The Mermaid, Glut stretch, Swan dive, Spine stretch & the Roll down.  So how often should stretch.  There…

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Mixed Ability Pilates Video

How do you like to start your pilates session?  Standing or lying down?  This week we start the 10 minute Pilates video standing. It’s easy to mobilise more of the body when standing, especially the shoulder and upper body area.  Depending on the time of day you exercise will make a difference too, I always…

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cool downs

How often do you cool down after exercise?

The new 10 minute Online Pilates Practise video goes online today.  This weeks its all about after sport, whether its a run, class or a walk. This session is full of mobilising exercises and some added strength.  How often do you cool down, even after a walk! Cooling down has many benefits after exercise, lowering…

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