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Mobilise for March

March 15, 2018

This March is Mobility Month at Bodywise Pilates

Joseph Pilates once said: “You are only as young as your spine is flexible." Much of Pilates philosophy and exercises are centred around this, and here’s why. Your spine is made up of 24 moveable bones or vertebrae (there are in fact 33 bones* but those of the ...
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Q&A on Pilates with Bodywise Pilates owner Jenny Green

Bodywise Pilates studio owner Jenny Green certainly knows a thing or two about Pilates! Certified by the Pilates Institute UK and Stott Pilates (Canada), Jenny Green has more than 20 years of experience in the fitness industry both in New Zealand and in the UK. She holds a B...
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Feet, alignment and Pilates

Your foot has 25+ bones, in addition to many ligaments, tendons and a multitude of nerve endings.  Pilates pays particular attention to feet for a good reason.  Your foot is a brilliantly designed mechanism that allows us to move, balance and provides us with senso...
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Pilates for Golfers

Tight shoulders and a sore back, does that sound familiar? Bending and twisting to drive your golf ball can result in both.  Golfers tend to build up tension and muscle imbalances through overuse and straining, which can lead to discomfort and injury.   Adding...
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Q&A on Pilates with guest instructor Kim West

California-raised Kim West came to New Zealand in 2017 after marrying a handsome Kiwi. Founder of Pilates and wellness company BodyMoxie, Kim taught Pilates for 8 years while in New York City. She enjoyed many years as a dance artist, choreographer and arts educator.  I...
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