The Benefits of Whole-Body corrective exercises

Your body doesn’t operate in single elements. As the old song goes The toe bone's connected to the foot bone, The foot bone's connected to the ankle bone, The ankle bone's connected to the leg bone, Now shake dem skeleton bones! (I won’t put the whole song but might spend most of today singing it!) … Continue reading The Benefits of Whole-Body corrective exercises

Why alignment and movement programmes are so important

Alignment is how the body is designed to fit together and move. A body in alignment is balanced, strong, flexible and able to walk, run, lift, carry, squat throw, and move through life without injury, strain or pain. Injuries on the whole are caused by movement on a body that isn’t balanced properly and that … Continue reading Why alignment and movement programmes are so important

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5 Myths of Pregnancy Pain

You don't have to put up with pregnancy pain here are 5 common pregnancy pain myths busted. Is pregnancy waddle inevitable? Will pregnancy wreck your body? and other pregnancy myths examined. Pregnancy will wreck your pelvic floor It isn’t pregnancy that plays havoc with your pelvic floor, but the weight of a baby on an … Continue reading 5 Myths of Pregnancy Pain

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Helping Your Baby Find Their Way

Optimal foetal positioning helping your baby find their way You might see on your hand held notes some odd abbreviations (actually a lot of them need some deciphering) but in this blog it is the baby’s position I am talking about. LOA (left occiput Anterior) , LOT (Left Occiput Transverse), ROA (Right Occiput Anterior), ROP … Continue reading Helping Your Baby Find Their Way

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Belly dancing and the Mobile Pelvis

Which kind of sounds like the perfect superhero duo! I quite breezily say my classes both pregnancy and postnatal work on getting a mobile pelvis, I also talk about a neutral pelvis and a tilted pelvis and sometimes mention a stable pelvis. The pelvis features a lot in my work (and I have just spent … Continue reading Belly dancing and the Mobile Pelvis