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Feet, knees & hips… It’s all connected!

Feet, knees & hips… It’s all connected!

Are you ready? Ready for a simple way to enhance your clamshells for hip strength (remember last month's clamshell extravaganza?) and help your knees? Ok, here goes... roll out and move your feet. Yup. Because it's all connected!   Yay for fascia, connective tissue,...

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Clamshells for Happy Knees

Clamshells for Happy Knees

Clamshell exercises are a great addition to your practice but only when they’re done mindfully and as part of a whole body approach to movement.

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Twisted Figure 4

Where do you feel this one?Start on your back, knees bent, head supported if you like or if it helps to ease your back and ribs down. Pick up your butt and shift it a few inches to the left. Shift your feet a few inches to match up. Place your left ankle over your...

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Keep Moving While You Travel!

Keep Moving While You Travel!

One of my favourite ways to manage jet lag and travel stiffness is to keep moving all the way through my trip from beginning to end. As long as you don’t mind people looking at you funny on occasion, you can keep moving just about anywhere!

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Your Body Isn’t Symmetrical!

Your Body Isn’t Symmetrical!

Has anyone ever told you that your body isn't the same from side to side? That you don't move the same way from side to side?   That you are...gasp... asymmetrical???   Don't sweat it. We all are.   I often see clients who are afraid to...

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Arms Up for Lifelong Health!

Arms Up for Lifelong Health!

Learn why getting your arms up overhead is important for your overall health, and some simple exercises to help you do it safely and efficiently!

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How to Get Great Shoulders!

How to Get Great Shoulders!

For the longest time, I thought I had really short arms! Part of the problem with shoulder tension is that we try to avoid it in ways that can actually cause issues of their own!

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Go Climb a Tree!

Go Climb a Tree!

Variety is crucial for healthy muscle development and hanging puts a totally different load on your muscle structure compared to weight lifting.

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ABOUT ALISON

I’m the owner of Boomerang Pilates and creator of the Move SMART program. I teach teachers how to incorporate sustainable movement and authentic teaching in their classes.

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