Month

February 2020
‘Pilates is a bone-building exercise’…. There are three important components that we should incorporate when we think about bone building exercises: BALANCE, VOLUME AND WEIGHT. In order to understand and orient ourselves around these ideas we need a sense of our CORE – our physical central axis that incorporates the spine and the strength needed...
The idea for this blog came from an inspiring conversation I had with one of our Reform students, who, after a double mastectomy and the corresponding drugs, which inhibit the production of oestrogen – had developed osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is measured in Ireland through a DEXA scan, with which they test the density of your bones...