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Let’s Get PC About Pregnancy Pilates

In pregnancy pilates, we always focus on the importance of your pelvic floor muscles as well as your abdominal muscles. Core The pelvic floor muscles are the foundation for the core of the body. They help stabilize the pelvis, and they support the organs of the lower abdominal cavity, like the bladder and uterus. The […]

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Osteopathic Treatments

Osteopathic treatment while pregnant can ease some of the symptoms typically associated with pregnancy including: Aches and pains (back pain, neck & shoulder pain, muscular tension) Groin, lower abdominal pain Pubic symphysis pain Nausea and vomiting Heartburn How does an osteopath treat you in pregnancy? Osteopaths use a variety of techniques such as joint articulations, […]

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Abdominal Separation

Studies show that 39% of women after giving birth, their rectus abdominis muscles do not come back together. How do I check for abdominal separation? If you lie on the floor and contract your abdomen by doing a sit up and you can fit more than one finger in the central gap between your six-pack […]

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Fertility & Accupuncture

Accupuncture works best when a functional problem is the cause of infertility, specifically when endometriosis, ovulatory problems or hormonal imbalance are the cause for not getting pregnanct.  Studies have proved the effectiveness of accupuncture for infertility. A 2004 study conducted by the Reproductive Medicine and Fertility Center in Colorado found that 51% of women who […]

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Get out your cushions: Home style restorative Yoga

If you can’t make this Sunday’s amazing restorative yoga workshop, here are two lovely restorative poses you can practice at home using blankets, pillows, sofa cushions etc. Restorative Yoga a relaxing way to take some quality time out with gentle stretching and deep breathing. It really does help you calm your central nervous system and […]

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The Power Of A Mum’s Touch – Infant Massage

Did you know taking part in an infant massage course with your new little bundle of loveliness can help ward off or aid recovery from Post-natal Depression? Effective   We’ve all heard how much we’ll fall in love with our babies as soon as we set eyes on them, but the reality for some mums […]

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Having fun on the mat with your kids!

So you may have seen the recent photos put on Instagram by a yoga teaching mum of herself and her 4 year old practicing yoga together. Undeniably cute! Realistic?  Not so sure.  Well this is how it usually looks when I practice with my kids… We may not look quite as polished but we definitely […]

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What type of posture do you have?

Are you a swayback? A sloucher? Military type? Does your bum stick out a bit too much? Are you hamstrings too tight. Perhaps a stretch workshop would help? The truth is – the way you sit or stand can have a negative effect on your body over time causing niggling aches or worse. Read on […]

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Support your Running: The power of Pilates

Many of us have taken on the couch to 5k challenge for 2014.  Although optimum fitness is on most of our minds, these stormy weather conditions are slowing down progress.  Developing a pilates practice is a great way to keep muscles strong and supple to assist your running regime.  It will keep you focused and […]

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5 ways Yoga helps to manage your stress levels

Our daily lives have certainly evolved since the physical days of hunting and gathering. When we were in tune with nature and the seasons, while chasing our dinner.   Modern life has developed into a busy, stressful, competitive world that has little sympathy for our aches, pains or woes. So it is up to us to […]

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