An article written by the the telegraph on the benefits of yoga on your health https://www.telegraph.co.uk/royal-family/2019/02/18/yoga-can-ease-pressure-health-service-says-prince-charles/
This is a great article on why we don't do a full sit up in pilates. Not only does it not provide you with stomach you wish for but can also cause injury.
Sometimes in class we hold a pose for a longer period of time. This can be held from 1-5 minutes. These stretches are done for a reason. Not only because they allow the body to adjust the pose but they have further reaching properties as described in this article.
Yoga journal wrote an article on how Pilates can help with yoga. It's a great read. Grab a coffee/tea and have a read. At Hartley Heys we teach both so we are fully aware how they complement each other
Hartleyheys have just started a New beginners block class which is very successful. This article is an ideal read if you have Lowerback problems Our other Pilates Classes Monday 9.15am St Mary's Church Hall Sabden, Ribble Valley Tuesday 6.15pm St Peters Simonstone, Ribble Valley Thursday 9.15am Nazareth Unitarian Padiham, Burnley
Hip openers are the most requested moves in Yoga and can bring a sense of release to the person. Virtually the whole of what we practise in yoga opens the hips from a up dog to a wheel pose. There are over 20 muscles that cross the hips, adductors, hip flexors and lateral rotators. In … Continue reading Why Are Hip Openers Are So Good For Me ?
With numerous number of elite and professional sportsmen making Pilates part of their training regime here are some of your questions answered Should I Try Pilates ? Yes is the simple answer, the benefits of Pilates include muscle strength, control, balance, flexibility and injury prevention. This is why many athletes include it into their weekly … Continue reading Pilates for Men – Why Real Men Do Pilates
Yoga and Pilates Retreat in Tuscany 25th April 2019 for 5 nights includes daily yoga sessions, Pilates, Guided walk breakfast, evening meal and flights. Standard twin shared bathroom £795 Standard twin ensuite bathroom £895 Deluxe twin in an apartment shared bathroom £995 Single occupancy accommodation prices on request. Also available massage, Indian head massage and … Continue reading Yoga and Pilates Retreat
Props in yoga are essential, they are used to improve yoga postures, increase a movement and extend stretches. Stretching is a vital part of any exercise that is needed to increase fitness ability and prevent injury. Yoga straps are a useful tool that can help you. The most common use for a yoga strap is … Continue reading Yoga Straps
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