Musings

To medicate or not to medicate?

In both the studio and also at dance class I often hear clients who are in pain from an injury or an ongoing medical condition, say ‘oh I never take pain medication’.  Now I am not a physician, a pharmacist or a naturopath,  and therefore I am absolutely not handing out advice saying to take pain medication or even dose …

More to Pilates than just reformers

In this day and age, I feel like I only ever hear people (sadly including a lot of instructors) talk about equipment Pilates – very few references are even made to matwork.  And what’s more, the reference to equipment Pilates translates to reformer work.  It is as if the world has forgotten about all the other amazing Pilates equipment that …

Private Health Fund Claims

It seems (that for now anyway) the decision has been made with regard to the payment/reimbursement of Pilates through Private Health Insurance.  The bottom line is that as from 1 April, 2019, Pilates will no longer be a claimable commodity.  There has been talk for some months now that clients would still be able to claim Pilates classes taught by …

Choosing your Pilates studio

Pilates ‘studios’ now seem to be a dime a dozen.  Making a decision on where to do your Pilates can be quite overwhelming.  And the fact of the matter is that not all studios are created equal.  My advice to you is to choose your studio wisely and make informed decisions.  Here’s some things to consider to help you make …