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Loss of balance is a reality we all will face at some point in our lives. If you are fortunate enough, you don’t really think about your balance which means you have not had a dangerous trip or fall. However, as we age this becomes......

How are you making out with your resolutions for 2022? Are your goals for 2022 starting to seem like a distant memory? Does the cold weather just make you want to curl up in a blanket and do it tomorrow? You aren’t the only one. ......

Many of us have had to make adjustments to our daily living since the beginning of this pandemic. One area that I know played a huge role in my daily routine was exercise to keep me strong, feeling energized and mentally fit. I believe most......

I am often reminded of the basic Principles of Pilates when I teach online PIlates classes. They are the undercurrent of a well designed Pilates practice. It is common practice to hear some of these principles repeated throughout a class by your Pilates Instructor.  The......

If you are a member of my classes or have ever tried Pilates, then you might be interested to know the man behind your movement practice–Joseph Pilates. (I sometimes refer to him as “Joe” as if we are old friends!) So who is this person......

What is Pilates? Pilates is usually described as an exercise program that targets the core. While this is true it is a whole-body workout. Pilates focuses on giving the body particular energy all while working to strengthen it from head to toe.  Yoga vs Pilates......

I posted this recipe on my social media feed a few weeks ago and it was a huge hit! It also happens to be my family’s favourite bread so I thought I would share it here on my blog. I found this Spelt bread recipe......

Our kids are obsessed with pasta. To be more accurate, they love pasta with any type of cheese. I haven’t always shared this love of pasta. Throughout my 30’s I had a devastating split from pasta as part of a gluten-free stage. Well, luckily gluten......

Do you have a habit you want to change? Let’s say for example every evening you grab a bag of chips to eat while watching your favourite television show. This habit has caused you to gain a little bit of weight. Actually, it has caused......

As we age our connective tissue becomes dehydrated. You can think of it like a sponge, our connective tissue becomes like a dried-up sponge over time. Lovely, I know. How can we help ourselves feel better overall and help our cells on an anatomy level? ......

A natural progression once you start an exercise program is to start taking better care of yourself overall and this includes a healthier diet. I know for myself I enjoy eating healthy and ensuring that I have enough nutrients to get me through my Pilates......

Our posture tells us so much about our bodies. As a certified Pilates instructor, paying attention to people’s posture tells me a lot about movement patterns in the body.  Here are 3 common posture types and their causes: Kyphotic Lordotic: Head sits forward of body......

I do know that some people struggle with the commitment part of their exercise routine. I say regularly to my online Pilates clients that consistency is key. However, what happens if the consistent part is where you fall off track. Here are a few tips......