Emily’s Pilates Teacher Training – Part 3

So, it’s been a few weeks since I started on the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute course for Pilates teacher training, and I’ve now completed all three levels of training from beginners to advanced.   The last two-day…

Cashew Cookie Energy Balls

Finding a delicious healthy snack can be difficult on a low budget. These homemade bites are a great place to start making a cheap alternative. Use these bites to satisfy your sweet tooth, while using raw and natural ingredients!   You…

The Importance of Good Feet

The saying goes that in life you should spend your money on a good bed and a good pair of shoes, because if you’re not in one, you’re in the other. And while that is true, I sometimes think we should extend the sentiment to looking after…

The Knee

The knee joint is more complicated than first meets the eye – the seemingly simple hinge joint is the location of the largest sesamoid (floating within a tendon) bone in the body, the thick meniscal cartilages and 4 main ligaments. If you…

The Shoulder; it’s complex!

The shoulder is a pretty complicated bit of anatomy – so much so it’s often referred to as the shoulder complex! Not just the ball and socket joint of the upper arm; we also have to think about the collar bone and shoulder blade, which come…

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

This is the first in our Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes blog series – a simple guide to the anatomy and function of those body parts! Here’s a few facts you might not have known about your head!   The Skull The skull is actually…

Emily’s Pilates Teacher Training – Part 2

The second part of my training is taking place in Kensal Rise, north London. After the initial weekend of exercise practice and classification, I was looking forward to getting stuck in to more.   This weekend would be focused on…

An Osteo's Guide to Skincare

Looking after your skin is an important part of health – it keeps our insides in and the outside out. Our skin is a great external sign of our internal health, so we must pay attention to it! While obviously maintaining good skin health through…