"It's the mind itself which shapes the body" Joe Pilates

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11:49 am

Are you developing a forward neck tilt?

Studies show that for every 15 degrees of forward neck tilt, as much as 10-20 lbs. of increased weight is added onto your spine, back, and neck! (Image via Dr. Erik Dalton, PhD)

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11:52 am

Promised Frozen Shoulder Video

7:34 pm

What to expect from your Pilates practice!


9:15 pm

Visualising the Hip Anatomy

One of our students ask for this video, I hope you enjoy it too!

11:17 am

Why I love working with Kettlebells!

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Mark said to me a number of weeks ago - "when one does a large volume of heavy or high intensity work it provides a background of endurance training with a foreground of strength and power. Also, lots of short intervals add up to endurance work over the course of the workout"

6:01 pm

Doron is back in town! Workshop on Sunday August 2nd, 2015

We are pleased to announce that renown yoga master Doron Hanoch is back from India and a world-wide teaching tour for a special summer workshop at MPY. Don’t miss out!

From Buddha Mind to Yoga Ninja - The spirit of calmness within the power.
Register early to secure your spot. Class limited to 25 students.

A workshop for those ready to fly. A practice that will include pranayama, cultivating energy, the power to fly and invert, and how to stay cool through it all. Sign up early online! Cost: $40 per person - Early Birds pay just $30 if registered before 12:00 a.m. July 20th.

10:57 am

Found this article regarding neck issues and I think it is spot on, hope you find it helpful.

Are Your Neck Muscles Weak?

10:39 am

Why Things Hurt?

Lorimer does a great TEDx talk on our perception of pain.

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