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Garuda Barre (Video 1)

From www.thegaruda.net: Welcome to the first of our amazing new Garuda videos designed to give you an insight into the unique Garuda method developed and demonstrated by James D’Silva. With the Garuda Barre James D’Silva has designed a contemporary workout using the idea of pulling and pushing and standing out of your legs. Here the Garuda […]

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Letting Clients Go With Grace

Every so often it happens.  A client finishes their session and as they get ready to leave, you give a little reminder that it’s time to purchase or schedule their next package. But instead of their usual enthusiastic response, there is a quiet pause followed by an awkward mumble that they need to stop their […]

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Posture Perfect: Matters of Alignment

Posture is the alignment of our skeleton within the body.   Pilates teaches us how to consciously discover our natural or neutral alignment throughout the body.  Given enough practice, we transfer these experiences so our everyday life so that our alignment is now subconscious.  This is true for both good and poor posture, as  “practice makes […]

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Stress – In The Long Term

My previous blog Stress – Can It Be Good? described the stress response and how it is ideal for short-term, immediately stressful occurrences nowadays most stress is psychological and long-term rather than physical, and short-term. Think worrying about your child growing into a rebellious teenager versus escaping a lion. In long-term stress, the stress response remains switched […]