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Osteoporosis- how Pilates can help

Osteoporosis- how Pilates can help

Oct 20th is World Osteoporosis Day It’s World Osteoporosis Day today so we thought we would pen a quick draft about how some of our clients have increased their bone mass density through careful Pilates practice. Why schedule a day for osteoporosis? Well, this...
Text Neck… it’s a thing (a bad one)

Text Neck… it’s a thing (a bad one)

If you’re reading this on a mobile device, watch out for Text Neck… We’re wonderful and brilliantly brainy creatures but we aren’t very good at keeping our ergonomics in check. Our new technological advances have left us with Lazy Bum syndrome...
Frankie talks Teen Yoga

Frankie talks Teen Yoga

Our One Grove Yoga Manager, Frankie, talks Teen Yoga… ‘We all know the benefits of yoga on our mind and body – calmer mind, longer and stronger muscles that are more resilient to injury – but the number of adults I teach who talk about how they wish they’d...
The Elders (& anti-aging cream)

The Elders (& anti-aging cream)

We revere our elders in Pilates- in fact, there’s a whole gang of cool octogenarians who are still on the teaching and mentoring circuit, imparting their wisdom AND showing off their incredible athletic prowess! Lolita San Miguel is one of them. She was trained...
Does reading this stress you out? 4 ways to cope

Does reading this stress you out? 4 ways to cope

Does looking through social media posts stress you out? Participants in a US study about Facebook said that that the site made them feel anxious, guilty about rejecting friend requests, pressured to post inventive updates and frustrated with applying different rules...
Pilates- it’s a man’s sport

Pilates- it’s a man’s sport

Think Pilates is just for girls? Think again. Its founder, Joseph Pilates, was a whisky-drinking body-builder and martial arts expert who was recruited by Scotland Yard to teach self-defence. He developed his proto-type exercise machines whilst interned in a prisoner...