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5 Tips To Keep You Connected With Your Posture At Work

1 Breathe Simple as it sounds, most people don’t breath too well. When you adopt a shallow breathing pattern it creates a domino effect throughout your kinetic chain. ( The way your muscles behave) The first thing to happen is that your diaphragm, which is your primary breathing muscle takes a little vacation. This means […]

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Posted in News on 23rd December 2017

Suck it in ladies. We are going to catch dinner…

Years ago I got stuck in a poor breathing pattern possibly because I incorrectly interpreted complex breathing instructions via Pilates but mostly through crap advice via the fitness industry… belly in, chest up, pelvic floor tight aaaaaand moooove your arse. Looking back on it now it was the equivalent of lacing myself into a corset […]

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A Bridge Too Far – Back Bend Workshop

With the use of foam rollers, balls, our own hands and yoga postures, we will lubricate and release the connective tissues so that we can move from gentle backbends to deeper postures with ease and with strength. We’ll also take a brief look at anatomical differences in a generic group of people so that we […]

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Posted in News on 30th March 2017

Pilates or Yoga? What’s The Difference?

Cheese or Tulips?  Swimming or Cycling ?  Bruce Lee or Rudolf Nureyev? What’s the difference? On the surface both disciplines present similarities like breathing, moving and wearing stretchy apparel.  When we look closer they are about as different as Martial Arts is to Ballet.  I’d even go as far as to say that if they […]

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Posted in News on 14th February 2017

Yoga Heart Opening

Yoga Backbends – When Is A Bridge Too Far? August 22, 2016 | Bev Porrino Backbends invoke mixed emotions from yoga students.  Some love them, some fear them and many avoid them​. Done safely and mindfully they have many benefits, from maintaining a healthy spine, to developing self awareness and building confidence. ​I know this […]

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Posted in News on 14th February 2017

You’re pregnant! Congratulations! Now keep moving.

The Importance Of Being Active During Pregnancy. Date: January 18, 2017Author: Bev Porrino0 Comments— Edit As an expectant mother you want to be as healthy and strong as you can be to prepare for your birth. It’s not called Labour for nothing. That said, there are going to be days, particularly during the first trimester, when […]

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Posted in News on 14th February 2017

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