Mouth Breathing

Why eyesight and back pain could be linked!

Gravity pulls us towards the earth at 9.8 meters per second squared (m/s2). Coupled with habitual patterns learnt from parents, plus lifestyle habits and even stress, all these factors can contribute to a forward head protrusion. In many clients that I have seen including myself, a forward head starts when the cervical ligaments, the bands [...]

“As above so is below”.  

“The mind when housed in a healthful body, possesses a glorious sense of power’ – Joseph Pilates. The method of movement that you all know me for is: ‘Pilates’. The whole purpose of movement is to provide the body an environment in which it can heal itself from dis-ease and disconnection. We can all transform our pain into [...]

How to find a good or bad Pilates reformer apparatus class!

Firstly there are no good or bad. Everything in life is based on our perception. Our perception is determined by our upbringing including schooling, education, religion, beliefs and environment. Perception bias is the tendency to perceive ourselves and our environment in a subjective way. Although we like to think our judgment is impartial, we are, in fact, [...]

Can you make your destination your destiny?

When you go on holiday, you have a clear destination in sight. There may be delays, cancellations, missed flights, but you know where you want to go and hopefully you will get there. Before booking, most of us would perhaps do some research, make an investment and then show up in order for the outcome [...]

In the way or on the way?

“I can’t do that because XXXX will happen". These beliefs will prevent you from taking action. Every decision that we make comes from our Amygdala (Amygdala is the integrative centre for emotions, emotional behaviour, and motivation. The amygdala is commonly thought to form the core of a neural system for processing fearful and threatening stimuli).  Our [...]

Reduce back pain in these three simple steps….

All pain is multi-factoral so its impossible for me to guess without accessing. However I have put together three simple steps that may help you on your journey. Traction and decompress the spine - Join face to face here on our 4 week flexible spine challenge, places left this Thursday at 5.30pm here: Reduce inflammation in [...]

“It’s not what happens on the outside of you, it’s what happens on the inside of you that determines the quality of your life”.

I have many new enquiries from clients and want to be teachers recently. You may be suffering from back pain, want to lose weight, give up smoking, stop drinking, leave a relationship (personal or work), start a new career or stop suffering from emotional/mental health issues. Well this is thing; if what you are doing [...]

Posture, high blood pressure, mouth breathing and the virus.

Myth - Exercise alone will restore your posture! (But it won’t). Everyone expects only one piece of the puzzle to work. We have to take a holistic view of the body, including breath work, hydration, sleep, mindset and nutrition. Breathing is an essential component of life and can both energize and relax you when performed [...]

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