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Sunday, 14 February 2016

Biopsychosocial Model of ...

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The biopsychosocial model (known as BPS) is an approach that understand the biological, psychological (including thoughts, emotions and behaviours) and social (socio-economic, socio-environmental and cultural) factors, all play a significant role in human health functioning. Anyone of these factors is not sufficient, it is the interplay between biological, psychology and…
Friday, 12 February 2016

Sports Performance throug...

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When you first think of Pilates I bet that sports performance is not the first thing that springs to mind. Rather I suspect most people think of middle aged to elderly women in retro bright colored sports gear lying on the floor performing “ab and bum toning and strengthening” exercises…
Sunday, 17 January 2016

Lower Back Pain and the P...

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Can you use the Pilates reformer for lower back pain? The answer is an overwhelming YES! The Pilates reformer is one of the most well known and traditional pieces of equipment in the Pilates studio. Its' secret to success lies in its' adaptability and the plethora of Pilates exercises it…
Saturday, 16 January 2016

Shoulder Blade Pain...

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Shoulder Blade Pain can be caused by a variety of factors, some of which you can treat yourself and others which may need care from an experienced professional. The following article aims to help you differentiate between the two, teach you how to self treat and point you in the…
Thursday, 26 November 2015

How To Get Abs...

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It's always around this time of year in Sydney when you start to hear the question of 'how to get abs' ready for summer rearing it's ugly head at local gyms, coffee shops and social gatherings. Coming into summer there is always one thing on people's minds and that is…
Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Lower Back Pain - how can...

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Lower back pain is one of the top 5 'most common symptoms' we treat at BPS. It's an incredibly common complaint and something we treat hundreds of times per month. Today's blog post aims at helping you determine what the true cause of your lower back pain is but more…
Monday, 02 November 2015

How can Connect Therapy i...

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It is common knowledge among the yoga community that our body and mind are connected: Our thoughts influence our body, and our body influences our thoughts. In Western society, we have been conditioned to think that each aspect of our being should be treated by a specialised professional: our mind…
Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Osteoporosis and Pilates...

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What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis comes from ‘osteo’ meaning bone and the Greek word ‘por ‘(passage) and simply it means porous bone. Normal bone is composed of a mixture of calcium and other minerals such as magnesium and phosphate. It is also made up of collagen (protein), which forms the structural…
Sunday, 04 October 2015

Episode 001 - Efficient M...

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Hi! I’d like to personally welcome you to the Move Beautiful podcast, a place where you will learn both the art and science of beautiful movement. Whether your movement extraordinaire or just beginning your journey towards optimal movement, I promise to bring you an inspirational and guided conversation…
Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Pilates training: the imp...

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Most of the clients who come to me for a Pilates initial assessment express their desire to strengthen their body through Pilates and possibly lose some weight. Great! Then a few of them say “I would like to come to a mat class once a week” or “I was thinking…
Thursday, 10 September 2015

The effectiveness of BPS ...

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Why is it that mothers look after their babies during pregnancy and beyond, but give nowhere near the same attention to themselves? Research shows the incidence of back pain in pregnancy is over 68% (Wang et al, 2004). Changes in hormone levels along with the anticipation of delivering a healthy…
Wednesday, 02 September 2015

Postnatal Pilates: a grea...

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Several studies demonstrate that exercise participation is likely to benefit persons with general depressive symptomatology. In particular exercise can have important antidepressant effects during the post-natal period. In September BPS will start offering quality mums & bubs Pilates classes to give our new mums the chance to enjoy the benefits…
Saturday, 15 August 2015

Tensegrity and Connectedn...

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Tensegrity is a combination of ‘tension’ and ‘integrity’. The term was coined by Buckminster Fuller in the 1960s and indicates a structural principle based on the use of isolated components inside a net of continuous tension (see picture). The other denomination of tensegrity is ‘floating compression’, used mainly by Kenneth…
Friday, 17 July 2015

Is Connect Therapy what y...

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Every day I see patients that have previously seen other therapists and had poor results, and this is why: - The therapist makes little or no attempt to improve the way the patient’s body moves. They spend the whole session on the treatment table receiving passive treatments like ultrasound, interferential,…
Friday, 17 July 2015

The importance of startin...

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Many people may think: why do I need to spend an hour of my time to go and see a physio simply for a consultation? Can’t he/she just fix my problem in half hour or so? And if I want to start doing Pilates, why do I need an initial…
Monday, 06 July 2015

Pelvic Floor and Lower Tu...

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What is the pelvic floor? The ‘pelvic floor’ refers to a group of muscles that attach to the front, back, and sides of the pelvic bone and sacrum (the large fused bone at the bottom of your spine, just above the tailbone). Like a sling or hammock, these muscles support…
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