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Choosing your reformer

Posted on Friday, April 7, 2017

Will every AeroPilates reformer allow me to perform the same gentle safe workout and get the same effective results?  read more

Is AeroPilates safe if you have Glaucoma?

Posted on Friday, October 21, 2016

I was recently asked to advise on the benefits of AeroPilates for glaucoma patients.

Since Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve any moderate  exercise that improves overall health and circulation in the body and regulates blood pressure is recommended.



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Pilates Chair or Reformer?

Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Can the Pilates chair correct bad movement patterns and fix imbalances? read more

Healing Codes Session; the best way to release your self limiting blocks easily and efficiently

Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2016

Is it possible to clear the traumatic negative cellular memory of the past? 
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Strap length confusion on the AeroPilates reformer is demystified

Posted on Saturday, April 16, 2016

The straps on your AeroPilates reformer are the direct connection of your major muscles, via your feet and hands, to the resistance bands so they need to be the right length to maximize the benefit of the exercise.
The most common customer service question is about how to adjust the straps on your AeroPilates reformer correctly. 

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In AeroPilates more Resistance is a matter of Choice

Posted on Saturday, March 26, 2016

Do more AeroPilates cords mean more work?
Normally in life we think that more resistance makes whatever you are doing harder but in AeroPilates this is not always the case
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Can AeroPilates reverse sciatic nerve pain?

Posted on Tuesday, March 1, 2016

So many people write to ask me whether AeroPilates can alleviate their sciatica and the answer is absolutely YES.
The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in our body, leaving the spine at the lower mid back, passing through the hip joint and pelvis, down the leg and splitting into many smaller nerves that end in the foot.

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The mystery of back pain

Posted on Sunday, May 10, 2015

Does Back pain originate in the back? read more

Belly fat and stress

Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2015

Will AeroPilates remove your belly fat?
Not only by the very nature of jumping on your AeroPilates reformer and using every abdominal muscle but also because regular use has proven to reduce stress by 58%.
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Posted on Sunday, March 1, 2015

Contrology was the name that Joseph Pilates used to describe his method? read more

Is Stress killing us?

Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Is Stress something that we should be concerned about or are we all addicted to the “high” that comes with feeling needed and important?

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Has AeroPilates revolutionized home fitness?

Posted on Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Leaving Italy today heading for the UK and I had ana amazing ah ha.
AeropIlates truly has revolutionized home fitness.
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Posted on Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Is the Warm-up Footwork essential for correct muscle recruitment and removing lower back and knee pain?

The Aeropilates reformer is the most protective yet versatile way to retrain your body to recruit the correct muscles for every movement we make throughout our busy day from lying in bed, sitting in a chair to lifting, gardening and extreme athletic performance.

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Lower back and hip pain is mostly from a tight Psoas and Piriformis

Posted on Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Can you fix your lower back pain easily on your AeroPilates reformer by paying attention to the tightness of the  Psoas and the Piriformis muscles ? YES YES YES.... read more

Can you grow food in any container?

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2014

I  promised an article on building my raised, self-watering garden beds that I was  inspired to create because my older sister, Marieke, who lives in Australia  where drought is a normal state, produces the most delicious and prolific food from hers.

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Why would you choose the 5 cord reformer over the others?

Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014


People ask me all the time which AeroPilates reformer to buy and my answer is always the same.

Every one of our great machines functions the same way to give you amazingly efficient toning, sculpting, strengthening and weight loss even though they are each unique in their width or number of cords.

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Super Saturday Spirit Sale

Posted on Saturday, January 4, 2014


This Saturday, Jan 11th, starting at noon EST, there is an amazing one time only live, on line event hosted by "spiritual ass kicker," Amy Scott Grant, offering all kinds of life-changing healing and personal growth products and services, at slashed (up to 90% off) prices.
It's considered the "Groupon for Enlightenment".
Prizes, give-aways and more.
Click here to register and save

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Looking younger, feeling happier and being smarter!

Posted on Saturday, August 24, 2013

Do you think it is possible to understand and release all upsets in your life so that nothing affects you badly any more, or change one simple dietary habit to lose weight or engage in one special AeroPilates exercise and see a massive change ?  read more

Hypothyroidism from Iodine poisoning

Posted on Saturday, August 17, 2013

Too much Iodine can slow down your thyroid read more

AeroPilates and stress

Posted on Monday, July 1, 2013

FACT or FICTION: AeroPilates 3 times a week for 4 weeks can reduce stress over 50%

The answer is FACT: read more

107,090 New Breast Cancer in 2010

Posted on Saturday, January 12, 2013

FACT or FICTION: An estimated 107,090 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to occur among women in the U.S. during 2010.

The answer is FICTION:

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Liver and Daily Toxins

Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Fact or Fiction: The liver is able to remove most of the toxins we ingest today.

The answer is Fiction:

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Calcium and weight

Posted on Monday, March 21, 2011

FACT or FICTION: Taking Calcium may help to prevent weight gain after menopause.

The answer is FACT:

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Energy and Cleansing

Posted on Tuesday, March 1, 2011

FACT or FICTION: Regular cleansing can increase your level of energy and mental clarity.

The answer is FACT:

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Alzheimer's and Age

Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011

FACT or FICTION: One in eight people aged 65 and older (13 percent) have Alzheimer’s disease.

The answer is FACT:

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Garlic and Colon Cancer

Posted on Wednesday, December 8, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Eating Garlic and Onions reduces the risk of Colon cancer.

The answer is FACT.

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Exercise and Arthritis

Posted on Sunday, November 28, 2010

FACT or FICTION: There isn't an exercise that relieves Arthritis pain.

The answer is TRUE:

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Vitamins and Depression

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Vitamins can help prevent depression.

The answer is FACT: 

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Herpes and Diet

Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010

FACT or FICTION: You can help reduce your Herpes outbreaks through diet.

The answer is FACT:

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Age and Breast Cancer

Posted on Monday, October 25, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Breast cancer now affects one in eight women in the U.S. every year, a 20 percent increase from 40 years ago.

The answer is FACT:

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Exercise and Breast Cancer

Posted on Thursday, October 14, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Diet and exercise can reduce your chances of breast cancer.

The answer is FACT:

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Breast Cancer and Age

Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Eighty per cent of cases of breast cancer are found in women aged 50 and over.

The answer is FACT:

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Saliva and Digestion

Posted on Thursday, September 9, 2010

FACT or FICTION: We produce almost 2 liters of saliva a day.

The answer is FACT:

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Sunburn and Tomato

Posted on Wednesday, September 1, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Tomato Paste helps fight sunburn.

The answer is FACT:

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Menopause and your Endochrine System

Posted on Tuesday, August 24, 2010

FACT or FICTION: There is no natural way to balance your endocrine system to help relieve menopausal symptoms.

The answer is FICTION:

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Magnesium and Migraines

Posted on Thursday, August 19, 2010

FACT or FICTION: You may reduce the frequency and severity of migraine headaches by increasing your Magnesium intake.

The answer is FACT: 

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Ovulation and Menopause

Posted on Tuesday, August 17, 2010

FACT or FICTION: At the time of birth, most females have about 1 to 3 million eggs.

The answer is FACT:

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Hot Flashes and Black Cohosh

Posted on Friday, July 30, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Black Cohosh doesn't help reduce the severity of Hot Flashes associated with menopause.

The answer is FICTION:

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Is Loneliness Contageous

Posted on Friday, July 23, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Loneliness is contageous.

The answer is FACT:

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Thoughts Manifest your Dreams

Posted on Tuesday, July 20, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Your thoughts shape your future.

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How long do you dream?

Posted on Saturday, July 17, 2010

FACT or FICTION: On average people dream about 4 hours a night.

The answer is FICTION:

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Fungus and Sinus Infection

Posted on Friday, July 16, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Fungus and Bacteria causing sinus inflammation that makes you cough and sneeze or have a sore throat and/or allergies reside in your nasal and throat tissue?

The answer is FICTION: read more

Probiotics and Immunity

Posted on Monday, July 5, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Probiotics are friendly bacteria that strengthen your immune system.

The answer is FACT:

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Menopause and Cataracts

Posted on Monday, June 28, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Hormone imbalance increases the risk of cataract in menopausal women.

The answer is FICTION:

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Salt and Blood Pressure

Posted on Wednesday, June 23, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Reducing your intake of table salt reduces blood pressure.

The answer is FACT:

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Under Arm Odor

Posted on Monday, June 21, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Everybody has pungent under arm odor.

The answer is FICTION.

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How Much Water Do You Need?

Posted on Sunday, June 13, 2010

FACT or FICTION: 8 - 8oz glasses of water a day is enough.

The answer is FICTION:

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Fiber and Healthy Digestion

Posted on Wednesday, June 9, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Fiber found in fruits and vegetables is enough to support healthy digestion.

The answer is FICTION:

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Bacteria in your Colon

Posted on Monday, June 7, 2010

FACT or FICTION: At any one time you have over 5 lbs of poop in the form of bacteria in your colon.

This is a FACT:

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Fiber and Weight Loss

Posted on Thursday, June 3, 2010

FACT or FICTION: Eating fiber is the key to losing weight.

The answer is FACT:

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Liver Symptoms

Posted on Monday, May 31, 2010

FACT or FICTION: If your liver is impaired you can feel it.

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Digestive Problems in Americans

Posted on Friday, May 28, 2010

FACT or FICTION: One in 3 Americans has digestive problems.

The answer is True:

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Inside Pollution

Posted on Monday, May 24, 2010

Fact or Fiction #1: Air inside your home is more toxic than the air outside.

This is a FACT...

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