Active Pilates Ormeau Gold Coast

Health & Wellness

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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DōTERRA Essential Oils Winter Exhibition….. 29th July 2017

Sarah Brunton‎ DōTERRA Essential Oils Winter Exhibition….. 29th July 2017 Sarah Brunton will be hosting an exhibition all about the beautiful dōTERRA essential oils… This will be in conjunction with Active Pilates Lorna Jane sale😀 Discover how you and your family can enhance your emotional and physical wellness through the use of essential oils. Go in the draw to win an Introductory oils Pack. Sign up to be an advocate and receive a free oil as well as enjoying the benefits of wholesale.

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PAA Conference Sept 2017

PAA Conference 2017 – The Pilates event of the Year! Act now and secure your place at Australia’s premiere Pilates conference in September 2017 at the new International Conference Centre. Set in the heart of Sydney, amongst restaurants, retail outlets and a vibrant public domain, this wonderful venue occupies a prime waterfront location at the hub of Darling Harbour. You will feel the buzz in the air! This is your opportunity to spend three days in the beautiful city of Sydney whilst experiencing a wide selection of Pilates workshops. The PAA welcomes three international presenters to our shores this year: Madeline Black, Alan Herdman and Kathi Ross Nash. They will be joined by nine national presenters: Lisa Anthony, Raphael Bender, Ed Botha, Lanette Gavran, Lisa Jackson, Cynthia Lochard, Dina Matty, Tracey Nicholson and Olga Tamara. A selection of small group classes will be held by national instructors: Kath Banks, Frances[…]

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KoKoda Challenge 2017

Active Pilates Qld has several clients training for the Kokoda Challenge this year. We wish them well and will keep you posted   Top Tips for Surviving the Kokoda Challenge – Gold Coast 96km event By Sports & Olympic Physio, Kokoda Challenge multiple finisher, & Principal Physio at Gold Coast Physio & Sports health, Britt Caling The Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast 96km event is a fitting tribute in recognition of the soldiers that fought in the Kokoda Campaign of World War II, and in remembrance of the bravery and sacrifice our Australian Diggers displayed to hold off the Japanese invasion in Papua New Guinea. The Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast encourages teams of 4 to Run/Walk in the Spirit of Kokoda- that is, to run under the mantra of: COURAGE. ENDURANCE. MATESHIP. SACRIFICE. The course is designed with this tribute in mind, with steep climbs, harrowing descents, mud, water, hills, hills[…]

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BUPA Health Care Changes

 Are you aware of the changes to your Living Well package… As of 1st June 2017, BUPA will be making changes to their Living Well package and BUPA clients need to check if they are still covered for Pilates instruction. BUPA still recognise Pilates as a form of wellness and by registering your concerns using your BUPA login you may instigate change. To my knowledge no other insurance companies have adopted these changes. HAVE YOUR SAY, YOU ARE A PAYING MEMBER

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doTERRA Aromatherapy Oils

doTERRA Aromatherapy Oils             Active Pilates Qld hosted a wonderful event at our studio in Ormeau Qld with Sarah Brunton, our passionate Pilates Matwork Instructor and our very own doTERRA Aromatherapy Oils consultant. The event was well attended by clients friends and locals with Ben Lee attending and presenting doTERRA products and information as well as taking some time to play some fabulous music for us. Gayle Schrodter our remedial massage therapist steams doTERRA Aromatherapy oils for the duration of your massage at the Active Pilates Qld studio so you can enjoy the benefits and experience the best of both worlds. Sarah Brunton can help you with any enquires you may have and guide you toward the most appropriate doTERRA oils for you. Hit the link below to find out more or contact Sarah on 0456 172 718 http://mydoterra.com/primedforpilatesessentialoils Sarah

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BUPA Announces Changes 1 June 2017

Pilates Alliance Australasia Bupa – Changes to Extras Products  We have been notified through our Pilates governing body PAA – Pilates Alliance Australasia, of the changes below being put in place 1st June 2017.  Please be assured we will do our best through the PAA committee to commence discussions with BUPA regarding this matter. Very disappointing. You have a voice… please take the time to express your views with BUPA We have recently received notice from BUPA that as of 1st June 2017 our clients will no longer be able to claim their Pilates sessions against the Living Well Package. The following is a statement received from BUPA Bupa is ceasing Living Well effective 1 June 2017, affecting benefits for services that require a Living Well form/medical certificate including Gym memberships, childrens’ swimming programs, Pilates courses and Yoga courses. We regularly review the services that we fund under our products.[…]

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Active Pilates, Doterra Essential Oils and Ben Lee

In November 2016 Active Pilates hosted an evening to remember!!   Sarah Brunton PITC student, presented Doterra essential oils with Samantha Goldsmith and well known Aria award winner Ben Lee. It was a compelling and informative afternoon filled with methods on how to improve and compliment your health care using essential oils. The afternoon was enjoyed by all and we were even treated to a live performance from Ben Lee’s most recent work. Essential oils are an excellent compliment to the Pilates Matwork classes, enhancing the overall experience by bringing about relaxation, motivation and concentration.  You will find these oils being used at Active Pilates in Sarah’s Matwork classes.

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Terra Rosa – Bodywork News Nov 2016

www.terrarosa.com.au Intermuscular force transmission along myofascial chains Recently Krause and colleagues from Department of Sports Medicine, Goethe University in Germany published a review to provide a systematic overview on tensile transmission along myofascial chains based on anatomical dissection studies and in vivo experiments. As evidence for the existence of myofascial chains is growing, and the capability of force transmission via myofascial chains has been hypothesized. However, there is still a lack of evidence concerning the functional significance and capability for force transfer. A systematic literature research was conducted using MEDLINE (Pubmed), ScienceDirect and Google Scholar. Studied myofascial chains encompassed the superficial backline (SBL), the back functional line (BFL) and the front functional line (FFL). Peer-reviewed human dissection studies as well as in vivo experiments reporting intermuscular tension transfer between the constituents of a myofascial chain were included. To assess methodic quality, two independent investigators rated studies by means of validated assessment tools (QUACS and[…]

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