By Topic: core

Signature Classes – Yoga & Pilates

Pilates, Yoga Flow, Foundations + Core and Restorative + Meditation are just some of our most popular classes at the studio and workplaces.

10 min Yoga Sequence: Core & Hips

Struggling to get out of bed and come to our classes? Enjoy this 10 min warming hip and core yoga sequence. It’s also a great tool post work.

Paradise Pilates: Fiji Core Galore

Welcome back! If your core is fairly deconditioned, I can currently really relate. After several weeks of mainly yoga, swimming and kayaking, I am slowly building back up to looking and feeling like a Pilates instructor. With your core, less can often be more – in particular if you are generally quite sporty and your […]

Paradise Pilates: Fiji Leg Alert

I spent all of September deepening my understanding of yoga in gorgeous Fiji. Staying at Daku Resort in Savusavu, it wasn’t your usual holiday. Instead of  exploring the island or sailing from one to another, I spent my days meditating, practising yoga sequences and chanting with a whole bunch of amazing girls. It was an […]

HOW TO: Pilates Hundreds

The Pilates Hundred is one of the perhaps most commonly taught Pilates exercises. For instructors, we can see a lot about our clients’ abdominal endurance and some postural habits or weaker spots during this exercise. Get it right from the beginning and always work within your body’s limitations. If you get it wrong, you’ll more […]

Pilates Ab Exercises vs Standard Sit-Ups

You don’t need a lot of time to improve your core strength with Pilates. It’s a fact. Studies show that Pilates exercises like the roll-up and teaser beat sit-ups by far. They may not work your six pack muscle – the rectus abdominus – as much but that is a good thing! In contrast, they […]