Entries by Helen Barness

How will you get fit in 2015 ?

Joseph Pilates said that ‘Physical fitness is the requisite of happiness’ – do you agree? So what does physical fitness mean to you? According to thesaurus – Physical – relating to the body. Fitness well this encompasses a much wider set of thesaurus results – health, strength, robustness, vigour, form, condition and also can be […]

Healthy spine and mindset

  I attended a healthy spine workshop by Polestar Pilates a few months ago, which was great and certainly gave me food for thought about Pilates and rehabilitation, and the fact that Pilates is a life changing experience. For me it encompasses so many elements of your life. It helps you get back your alignment, […]

Pilates for senior citizens

Everyone from Jennifer Aniston to John Cleese takes part in Pilates regularly, so it doesn’t matter whether you’re 19 or 79, there’s always a Pilates exercise to suit you!   One of the great things about Pilates is that you can modify the exercises to meet the needs of the person, which means you can […]

How pilates can make a difference to you

October is National Make a Difference month, so this week, we’ve been thinking of ways in which Pilates can make a difference to your life. Pilates is so good for you in so many ways. When Joseph Pilates designed the discipline, he did so as a body conditioning routine. Pilates can make a difference to your […]