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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 move. Somewhere...

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What I learned from Anatomy Dissection

What I learned from Anatomy Dissection

Dissection is a skill! Technical skills and fascial lines, a heart deep respect and love of the body…I learned so much during my week at the Anatomy Trains fascial dissection course!

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We Need More Spoons During the Holidays!

We Need More Spoons During the Holidays!

I think as teachers, it is important to remember that some of the clients walking in our doors at this time of year may be out of spoons. They are getting through the day, and they’ve made time and space for their time with you, honouring themselves, their bodies, their commitments and their self-care.

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How to Psoas Release… or Not!

How to Psoas Release… or Not!

This psoas release can be a powerful way of improving your core and back function, your alignment and your hip work! Not to mention helping you feel more settled and at ease in your body. Unless you don’t like it, in which case don’t fuss!

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The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of the Movement Community

The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of the Movement Community

This amazing time we live in has created incredible opportunities for connecting with other movers and teachers all over the world. I’ve “met” people online who I may never see in person. I have learned a wealth of information, engaging in both certified courses and...

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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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True Confessions and a Love-In Challenge for YOU!

True Confessions and a Love-In Challenge for YOU!

So here's the truth... I am no more "perfect" than anyone else. I don't work out every day. I don't do the variety of movement I would prescribe for a client all the time. I like to do the things I'm already good at! I don't always get enough sleep. I don't always...

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Top 10 Vacation Workout Ideas!

Top 10 Vacation Workout Ideas!

It's finally here... vacation season! One of the things I often hear at this time of year is that it's hard to maintain your regular workout schedule. So true! Vacations, staycations, kids at home for the summer, studio schedules for your favourite classes slow...

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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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