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WEFS July 2018

Active Pilates Qld currently has PITC trainees Annika Allison, who passed her Pilates Matwork Certification 2017 and is continuing on with the Diploma in Professional Pilates Instruction Sarah Brunton is completing her Comprehensive Reformer Certification Megan McRae is completing her Diploma in Professional Pilates Instruction It is wonderful to have passionate Pilates trainees coming through training and into the industry participating, learning and developing their skills so they can offer quality instruction to Pilates clients.

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Rethinking Back Pain – Retraining the Brain ABC Radio Health Report

Listen to the 11 June 2018 Podcast to hear the conversations relating to dealing with low pain back, dealing with it and the recommendation to participate in Pilates.   ABC Radio National Health Report Search RN Program Home Past Programs Features Subscribe About Us Contact Us Rethinking what’s best for low back pain Listen now(Link will open in new window) Download audio show transcript Broadcast: Monday 11 June 2018 5:30PM (view full episode) Image: Back pain can be a debilitating condition (Getty Images: Malte Mueller) Link to larger image.Image: Back pain can be a debilitating condition (Getty Images: Malte Mueller) Do you suffer from lower back pain? Thousands of Australians have a ‘bad back,’ and it’s damaging your lifestyle and your health. But the evidence shows expensive treatments, sometimes risky, like surgery and cortisone injections, are overused to treat back pain. Cheap, effective care is under-used. Then there are new[…]

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What is Remedial Massage – AP Qld, Gayle Schrodter 0414 526 608

What’s remedial massage? Remedial massage is a treatment specifically prescribed to the clients own individual needs. As remedial massage therapists, we are trained to perform the massage not only with observation and assessment skills but also tactile skills – which allows us to direct the treatment for the client as an individual. Everyone is different and remedial massage takes this into account! In remedial massage we use specific techniques to stretch and lengthen connective tissues and muscles. This technique reduces pain and helps with the fast rehabilitation of injury. What are the benefits of remedial massage? In a nutshell, there are plenty of benefits of remedial massage! However, the top benefits include: Deep relaxation and calm Restoration of muscle and tissue Speeds up recovery time from muscular strain Flushes lactic acid, uric acid and other metabolic wastes Improves circulation and stimulates skin and nervous system Better physical recovery from trauma[…]

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Pilates on Tour Au – education for movement professionals

Pilates on Tour Australia Sydney 2018 22nd – 25th August 2018 Pilates on Tour is a continuing education conference for Pilates and movement professionals that features small class sizes, ‘A’ list instructors and plenty of equipment to give you the opportunity to really absorb what you learn. Whether you are looking for new exercises, great group programming,  improving your teaching skills, an awesome community or business tips, Pilates on Tour® will inspire you to mastery. Treat yourself to the warmest, friendliest Pilates conference in the country and enjoy a weekend of learning, networking and fun. We look forward to seeing you! Register using the link below. #pilateseducation #pilatesinstructors #activepilateswebsite

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So You Think You Can Teach Pilates? Sydney Morning Herald 17 March 2018

Sharan Simmons, PAA Vice President and Educator Officer, was approached by the Sydney Morning Herald for comment on Pilates Instructors and their education.  Below is the article printed 17 March 2018 So you think you can teach pilates? By Tess Durack 17 March 2018 — 5:37pm Holly Gibellini-Davis urges world-be teachers to find good mentors. Pilates instructor Holly Gibellini-Davis steps carefully between twenty prone forms, adjusts a shoulder position here, corrects a hip alignment there, guiding her students with vivid images – the spine as a string of pearls, waist wrung out like a wet towel, thigh bone rotating like a pestle in its mortar. Her packed class at Bondi’s Balance Moves is just one of hundreds of pilates classes across Australia on any given morning as more than 1.25 million Australians strive for the long, lean look, strong core and dancer-like posture for which the practice is renowned. With[…]

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Pilates and Pregnancy

PITC Trainer  Sonia Crisafulli Pilates and Pregnancy – Encouraging Mothers with Ashley Ritchie I believe the mother is the pivotal point of any home. She is the heartbeat and the essence from which everything happens! A happy mother means a happy home! A truly calm and happy pregnant mom means a happy baby! Who could ask for more? So what makes a mother happy? I feel it is BALANCE, and a constant AWARENESS of tuning inward to find that balance. Stop, take a BREATH and CENTER yourself. Smell the roses and have gratitude for the many blessings you have in your life. Reinstate the power of HARMONY and ease of FLOW from one EFFICIENT event to another in your daily life. Have a PRECISE goal of how you would like your day to be and then allow it to unfold. Be kind and gentle to yourself and give yourself time…[…]

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PAA Conference Darling Harbor Sydney

The PAA organised a fabulous event again this year.  The International Conference Center, ICC, Darling Harbor, Sydney was a wonderful venue.  Clean and new, floor space was adequate, as you will be aware Pilates Reformers Cadillac’s etc take up a lot of room plus bodies.  The food provided was scrumptious and the National and International Presenters were superb. PAA Conference is a time to indulgence yourself in Pilates information knowledge and expertise.  We have the opportunity to select lectures and workshops that interest us or relevant to our Pilates clients. I attended the International presenters, Madeline Black, Alan Herdman and Kathy Ross Nash. I am grateful to have the opportunity to listen and learn from International presenters without the massive travel costs.  Thank you PAA. Madeline Black About Madeline Madeline’s lectures and workshops on, The Abundant Body and The Pelvis in Motion were filled with knowledge and experience.  She speaks[…]

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