Muscle and Mind

PRI – Starts With Using The Breath

Using PRI Techniques alongside Pilates and Osteopathy A couple of years ago, I embarked on a training course in something previously unknown in UK. PRI – Postural Restoration Institute– is a system of diagnosis, rehabilitation and treatment founded in US. PRI has breathing mechanics at its core, and really bridges manual therapy and personal training […]

Back pain, Core fitness, Core strength, Muscle and Mind, Natural health, News, Osteopathy, Pilates, Recovery and Performance, Sports therapy, Training

Birth and Death

Birth and Death The Spectrum of Life – Through Massage Last week I attended the birth of a very special little girl as her mother’s doula. As soon as I entered the home I was welcomed by the familiar and gentle ambience of early labour.   I have experienced this very special atmosphere at many […]

Massage, Muscle and Mind, Natural health

Knee Arthritis

Knee Pain: An Osteopathic Perspective   ‘Knee Arthritis’   This is the second blog in knee pain series focusing on arthritis of the knee. ‘Arthritis’ is the usual title given to knee pain and stiffness for people over fifty, but exactly what this problematic ‘arthritis’ is, is often overlooked by many people!   ‘Arthritis’ is […]

Knees, Muscle and Mind

Muscle & Mind 5: The Squat

The Squat – strength & conditioning exercises Guest Blog by BarrieJon Mulder, Strength & Conditioning Coach The Squat The squat is a movement we all have an obligation to master and perform flawlessly. Think about all of your daily activities that require in most part the ability to pick something up, to carry your suitcase, take a flight of […]

Core strength, Muscle and Mind, Training