Where Oh Where Should I Have My Studio?

For many Pilates teachers both new and experienced, there comes a time when they need to decide where they will locate their practice.  A spare room at home? A commercial space? A facility within a health club or medical facility?  What works best and which option makes the most sense? There are clear benefits to […]

Pilates For Total Hip Replacement: What We Need To Know?

Due to changes in our NHS service more & more Pilates teachers are being referred clients following hip replacement surgery. Once, patients would have been on a hospital ward for at least a week receiving Physiotherapy daily. This ensured that they could confidently perform their post op exercise regime and climb stairs safely. However, these […]

Lolita’s Legacy

Lolita San Miguel at Pilates on Tour, London, April 12014 The number of people who remember Joe Pilates is, naturally, diminishing.  Whenever a Pilates “elder” (one of Joes’s original students) is present, the elephant in the room must surely be the unspoken question: “How long will we still have people able to do this?”.  Fortunately, […]

Recovering your body after birth

Recovering your body after birth

Recovering your body after birth is extremely important on many levels. Unfortunately, many common issues tend to go unnoticed and may come back to haunt you only later in life. Caring for a newborn and prioritizing their needs can often result in the woman putting off and neglecting the recovery of her body which may […]

Balanced Body Pilates on Tour 2014

For the third year in the row PilatesTree attended Balanced Body Pilates on Tour, London.  This was the 67th PoT and 4th in the UK.  PoT is a great opportunity for teachers from many different countries and different schools to interact, mingle, play and work together and to expand our knowledge. Teachers from more than […]

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Fighting Cancer with Fitness

The Beginning “Can I go to Pilates tomorrow?” Looking back, part of me can’t believe I uttered those words while lying on a table waiting for a doctor to biopsy the enormous tumour I found in my breast. The other part of me realises that question made perfect sense. For the three years leading up […]