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Pilates Kawana

Pilates Kawana Schedule 2016 Times Instructor Monday 9.30 – 10.15 am 5.00 - 5.45 pm Tuesday   10.30 - 11.15 am Wednesday   10.00 - 10.45 am 5.00 - 5.45 pm Thursday 9.00 - 9.45 am Friday       Read more

Are you pregnant or have you just given birth?

Many women who are pregnant or have recently welcomed their new addition into the world are unsure about how to return to exercise. A lot of women have been told by friends or doctors that they should do their pelvic floor exercises but are unsure how to do these exercises. The continence foundation of Australia has some great resources, check them out: http://www.continence.org.au/ A women’s health physiotherapist may be able to help you with all your queries and concerns. Physiotherapists have a great understanding ... Read more

Do you hate your posture?

Pilates can improve ANY posture! Pilates exercises employ a gentle core contraction as the base for all other patterns of movement. Pilates involves finding and maintaining the most optimal posture whilst moving in a way that improves muscle timing, strength and movement sequencing. Over time and practice participants of Pilates begin to move/ sit/ work in ideal postures with optimal muscle recruitment. This can reduce pain and discomfort but also improve general tone and well-being of the entire body Try this simple ... Read more

Rebecca Horrocks Physiotherapist Joins Physio Professionals Caloundra and Kawana

Rebecca Horrocks has joined Physio Professionals Caloundra and Kawana and is available for appointments at both clinics. Graduating from the University of Queensland in 2010 with Honors, Rebecca has forged a career in private practice since graduating. Rebecca is passionate about physiotherapy as a profession and enjoys treating patients of all walks and taking them through a rehabilitation path to better health, and has a particular interest in using exercise and Pilates to help reduce pain and improve outcomes for people with any injury history, in ... Read more

Benefits of Pilates – Part 3

  8. Promotes Weight Loss and Long, Lean Appearance If you practice Pilates regularly, it will change your body. Known for creating long, strong muscles and a leaner look; Pilates improves muscle tone, balances musculature, supports beautiful posture, and teaches you to move with ease and grace. All of these things will make you look and feel very fit. If you want to lose weight, the formula for weight loss remains the same: Burn more calories than you take in. As a full-body fitness ... Read more

Pilates classes increased due to patient demand.

Pilates Schedule for the start of 2016 has now been released. Due to patient demand we have added an additional 3 classes to the weekly class schedule. What are the benefits of Pilates? Increases muscle strength, tone and flexibility. Improves posture, physique and wellbeing. Develops optimal core control. Reduces physical, mental and emotional stress. Excellent as an injury management and rehabilitation tool. Assists in injury prevention by addressing the underlying causes. How do I join a Class? Simply call our Caloundra clinic on (07) 5438 9111 to organise your pre Pilates class ... Read more