November 2011: Stockport triumph at English Cross Relays.

November 2011: Stockport triumph at English Cross Relays.

Sun 4th Dec 2011

The men’s race had a surprising winning team in the form of Stockport Harriers at a wet and boggy Berry Hill Park on Saturday. In the annual relays Stockport Harriers enjoyed victory. Only 47th last year and never having put a senior team on the podium in the 26-year history of these champion...

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What is your favourite Pilates execise ?

What is your favourite Pilates execise ?

Sat 19th Nov 2011

Now we have an "Exercise of the week" I have been asking clients at the studio and fellow Pilates enthusiasts on twitter, what their favourite Pilates exercise is, when they do it and why it's their best one. It's been so interesting and I will share some of them in the exercise of the week a...

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Victoria Pendleton in Apeldoorn

Victoria Pendleton in Apeldoorn

Tue 25th Oct 2011

Victoria won the European Keirin title in Apeldoorn on Sunday 23rd October. It was reported: The Olympic sprint champion's resurgence gave her two gold medals out of three events and was the high point of a third day's racing during which Great Britain more than doubled their gold medal tally wi...

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Re-engage that Centre.

Re-engage that Centre.

Tue 6th Sep 2011

Welcome back to classes everyone and Hello to all our new clients. We have record numbers of new beginners this term and we hope you all enjoy the classes and the benefits they bring to your posture , movement and flexibility. Please take your time learning the basics , it really does pay off in...

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Our Pilates community

Our Pilates community

Thu 11th Aug 2011

As we teachers take a break for the summer to rest, plan our classes for the Autumn and do the boring maintenance jobs at the studio we want you all to know that our Pilates community is still here for you. We have our facebook page JuliaPhysioPilates and you can follow myself on twitter @juliat...

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An exercise for every day.

An exercise for every day.

Thu 28th Jul 2011

In last night's classes we enjoyed working on our SPINE CURLS. We started in the relaxation position with some body awareness and focus, thinking about the position we naturally placed ourselves and just nudging out of that position and feeling the change. We nudged our position to feel our back...

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Is hotdesking bad for your back?

Is hotdesking bad for your back?

Wed 13th Jul 2011

A client of mine has recently experienced exacerbation of her back pain and, as we were working through her Pilates, I asked if anything had changed in her daily life. She explained how her company have adopted hot-desking, she no longer had her own workstation so could be working at a different ...

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Work with what you have got and enjoy your body

Work with what you have got and enjoy your body

Tue 5th Jul 2011

A week in the greek sun people watching from beneath my sunhat got me thinking about how we feel about our bodies. Of course I was missing teaching my usual classes but you will be glad to know I was doing some fieldwork! One day, I watched 3 elderley Italian ladies on the beach laughing and chat...

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St Ann's Hospice  midnight walk

St Ann's Hospice midnight walk

Fri 24th Jun 2011

My friend and co-founder of ipilates Tracey is walking 10k on Saturday for St. Ann's Hospice and at midnight too.She is doing this with her son Chris. Tracey had major surgery less than 3 weeks ago and this is a personal challenge for an amazing cause. I am so in awe of her and I can't tell her t...

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Child back pain

Child back pain

Tue 21st Jun 2011

I was recently at a lecture by Dr Dashti, consultant adult and paediatric spinal surgeon. He was talking about the increased incidence of back pain amongst children and teenagers directly due to the playing of video games or sitting in front of a computer for more than 2 hours a day. He said on t...

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