Massage Therapy in Ancient History

Massage is not just a luxury. It’s a universal instinct. Since the beginning of time, mammals have known that rubbing a sore limb alleviates pain. The act of applying this touch to others in pain was a natural progression. Since the power to heal was considered a godly virtue, massage therapy began as a spiritual [...]

Perth Scalp Massage Benefits

Anyone who allows themselves to indulge in massage therapy on a regular basis knows that it feels fantastic.  Whilst a total massage treats the entire body as an integrated unit, certain conditions warrant targeted focus on a specific part of the body. If you have ever experienced slow hair growth, headaches, migraines or other conditions, [...]

Perth Clinical Pilates and the Four Myofascial Slings

Unless you have been living under a rock you’ve probably heard everything you need to know about core exercise and the iconic Pilates Powerhouse. It’s less likely – except if you are a physiotherapist or a student of the sport sciences – that you have heard about the four myofascial slings. Don’t worry. There’s a [...]

Perth Pilates and the Lymphatic System

During World War I, Joseph Pilates was a German citizen living in England. His birthright earned him an internment at a British POW camp. Joe made the best of the situation by teaching his exercise system to his fellow inmates. When a deadly influenza virus broke out across the country, the prisoners he worked with [...]

Pilates and Fusion in Perth

Pilates is one of the most popular forms of workout throughout the world. Developed at the stroke of the 1920s, it has gained worldwide popularity within a very short span of time. The original forms of Pilates were developed by Joseph Pilates in Germany, and since then the art has gone through a number of [...]

Trigger Point Therapy in Perth

  How many times have it happened to you that you wake up in the morning, unable to move your neck or feeling a very stiff back? With hundreds of thousands of people worldwide, this is a very common phenomenon. Such stiffness or localized numbing pain in the body is commonly referred to as knots [...]

Perth Pilates and the Sochi Olympics

Winter Olympic fever is in the air, and sure enough, we will soon read lots of stories about the athletes’ training regimens. One word shows up on a regular basis: “Pilates.” Even if you prefer the surf to the snow, the benefits of Pilates enhance the overall athleticism of type of athlete.  And speaking of [...]

What is imprinting in Pilates?

Pilates is a great way of exercise for people of all ages. Not only is it a great set of workouts for the body, but it does great to add to the psychological development of the mind as well. Pilates is appropriate for people of all ages, from all walks of life, and can be [...]

Massage and Pilates for Glossophobia

The word glossophobia has nothing to do with a gear of glittery makeup and lip gloss. It actually refers to a fear of public speaking. The word is derived from the Greek “glossos,” meaning tongue, and “phobos” meaning fear. If you suffer from glossophobia, you probably freeze up in front of any audience. Giving a [...]

Perth Massage for Improved Proprioception

  Try this right now. Close your eyes and try to touch your nose. If your neurological system is in working, order, this is an easy task. Your brain simply senses your body and its position, as it carves a path through space. This sixth sense is called proprioception. Defining Proprioception An article published in [...]

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