Pilates with Priya

Exhale on Exertion | – Pilates Fitness Article

Exhale on Exertion | One of the most complicated things in Pilates can be the breathing. It is not uncommon for people to say that it feels back to front. They want to inhale when the teacher is cueing them to exhale. I remember being the same, the breathing just takes time to grasp. So why do we exhale at a certain part of the movement and why is important? Pilates is all about working with the body in a…

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Pilates for the nervous system | – Pilates Fitness Article

Pilates for the nervous system | You know those days you are buzzing with adrenaline, you are whizzing around like a busy bee, getting physical stuff done but your mind is in an anxious state? When you constantly feel tense, you can’t fully breathe and your heart rate feels pumping? These are examples of your nervous system being on overdrive and I know is a place I tend to live my life in. However Pilates brings me an answer to…

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Pilates with Priya: Incontinence – the silent epidemic | – Pilates Fitness Article

Pilates with Priya: Incontinence – the silent epidemic | I don’t normally watch terestial TV, but whilst away I flicked it on to be greeted by an advert about incontinence pants. There wasn’t much of this advert I agreed with, it was normalising incontinence, specifically after having a baby. Incontinence affects 1 in 3 women at some time. Childbirth, menopause, impact sports and getting older all affect our pelvic floor but that doesn’t mean we have to put up with…

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