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On movement and Movement, and 'the why'

More inspiration for me in the last week or so. This time, from this video by the always-thoughtful and provocative Joseph Bartz, and this blog by Oliver Goetgeluck (himself inspired by Joseph), pondering the meaning of ‘movement’ (though that’s a gross oversimplification. 1,163 more words

Fitness & Primal Lifestyle

What I write about when I write about Pilates

Recently I had to explain why I write this blog, and this has caused me to reflect on why I choose to write about Pilates, and particularly teaching Pilates. 1,373 more words

Joseph Pilates

Movement Culture

We can all learn a little something from Ido Portal’s perspective on physical enablement.


Ido Portal's 30-Day Hanging Challenge

Have you ever been 3 1/2 years late to a party?  Well, Ido Portal (movement coach, badass) started a movement in 2014 with his 30-Day Hanging Challenge, where he challenged followers to perform 7 minutes of hanging from a bar (non-continuous) spread throughout the day. 881 more words

Strength Endurance

Paying my respects

More happy coincidences – a day after I watched part of the video of the Q&A session following the “Ido Portal: Just Move” film, Facebook reminded me that 3 years ago I posted this picture, taken in a CrossFit box in Turku, Finland at the end of 4 days (2 back to back seminars) training with Ido. 970 more words

Loaded Stretching for Pancake

PANCAKE: There are many loaded stretching methods to help achieve the pancake, however I feel that some often jeopardise what I consider a key element of the position – keeping a flat lower back. 253 more words

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