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Lou's riffs and tips on happiness and Pilates.

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  • Love Pilates at The Movement Movement

    Moving Well

    A few months ago I wrote about Moving with Passion. Once you find the thing that moves you to move it's time to focus on doing it well. For me, the thing that…
  • Move in Movember

    How 30 Moves in 30 Days Changed Everything

    When I decided to do the Move in Movember 30 Moves in 30 Days challenge I thought it would something fun to do, to help support men's health. I didn't realise it…
  • Pilates Footwork on the Tower

    Lou’s Moves – November 2015

    This month I'm doing Move for Movember - 30 moves in 30 days. My goal is to do one Pilates session each day. So far so good! I've rediscovered some old favourites…
  • Pilates Mermaid on the Reformer. Photo credit Tatiana CCS.

    Even Fitness Instructors Find Pilates Hard!

    Watch these fitness instructors experience Pilates for the first time and realise that it's not as easy as they thought! If it's easy it's probably not Pilates!
  • Love Pilates at The Movement Movement

    Returning from Injury

    Many of us will experience an injury of some form or other in our lifetimes. When I was 20 I bent over to pick up some laundry and my back just went.…
  • Teaching Spinal Rotation to client

    Lou’s Moves – October 2015

    This month I turned another year older, which makes me even more aware than usual of all those little niggles I feel in my body. So my focus this month is on exercises…
  • Move in Movember

    Move in Movember

    This is a great opportunity for those of us who can't (or won't) grow a mo to help raise funds to support our men's health. Join the Move Move Team and commit to…
  • good posture guide

    Ultimate Guide to Good Posture

        This fantastic infographic explains what could be wrong with your posture and what you can do about it courtesy of Greatist.   Find More at the Greatist Fitness Blog

  • Love Pilates at The Movement Movement

    Moving with Passion

    Have you ever taken the time to really think about how you think of movement in general and exercise in particular? For many people it’s a chore, something that must be done like…
  • Reformer Class at The Movement Movement in Moorabbin

    Lou’s Moves – September 2015

    To celebrate the arrival of our new Stott Pilates SPX Reformers and the launch of our Group Reformer Classes I'm focused on all things reformer this month. Here's 5 of my favourites:…
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