We all have that friend who is super flexible and can touch their thumb over their forearm or hold their heads between their knees as if it was the most normal thing in the world and although we know genetics plays a big part in our flexibility influencing joints, muscles and other connective tissues the … Continue reading Flexibility and Nutrition – Is There a Connection?
January arrived bringing us a new year and that sweet taste of new cycles, new opportunities and a fresh start for us all. Last year we stopped our blog for a few weeks to rest our mind, body and soul and now we are using January to stablish our short-term and long-term goals for 2021. … Continue reading Goals and Wishes for 2021
There has been quite a lot of talk around the importance of breathing within the Pilates method. Many Pilates instructors have in recent years been advocating for the drop in the excessive focus people seem to put around breathing. This discussion has been really in the forefront in Brazil where myself and Nina completed our … Continue reading Why I Still Focus on Breathing in my Classes
Let me tell you a little secret (but not really) about myself: I’m a Procrastinator! I will look at Pole videos and cat photos for ages before doing something I don’t really want to, and even when I want to, sometimes is stronger than me. It’s an everyday exercise to overpower the will to procrastinate … Continue reading Exorcising your procrastinating inner demon
Many times we see Yoga instructors making posts criticizing anyone who dares and ask that question ( I myself have been guilty of that when it comes to questions about Pilates or Dance) but the truth is people are not always trying to offend us. They just might not know much about all the different … Continue reading Is Yoga Just Stretching?
Stretching is one of those things that are always forgotten on our daily routine and is typically associated with flexibility. What most people don’t realize is that stretching is an important tool for injury prevention, can improve posture, boost energy and increase your blood flow.The lack of stretching can cause different types of injuries, for … Continue reading Stretching: why is so important?
Created by Joseph Pilates, Contrology or the Pilates Method, is a conditioning technique that uses breath, core muscles and controlled movement to improve the body’s general performance in both daily and complex activities (such as athletes performances). Pilates was born in Germany in 1880. He started his research about fitness and health from a young … Continue reading A Brief History of Pilates
Body shaming is not a new phenomenon for women. For centuries society imposed an unrealistic image of how the female body should look like, and in the recent years, with the increase of social media, things have taken a whole new level. We are constantly consuming images of “perfection” on Instagram or Facebook, affecting the … Continue reading Pole Dance and self-esteem
Is it Good or Bad for Me? Many aspects of our lives have suffered a huge impact during the Covid-19 crises as a consequence of the restrictions put forward by many countries around the world since the beginning of 2020. One of the most impressive impacts was the quick migration to online meeting apps to … Continue reading Home Exercising:
We are so delighted to be starting this platform and happy that you have decided to join us on this journey! This blog is one of the many digital medias we are using to share content and information about wellness, body and mind. In our platform you will find live and prerecorded classes that are … Continue reading Welcome to Mobilise At Home!
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