Posts tagged core strength
Exploring the Obliques

The obliques are a core stabiliser and mover, impacting breathing, twisting, forward and side bending. Often seen in ‘functional’ training and used a great deal in yoga, but talked most about in Pilates these muscles are important to understand in so many ways. There core connections impact digestion, emotional wellbeing and low back strength. Discover more in our holistic exploration.

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Discovering the Latissimus Dorsi muscle

The latissimus dorsi is a major and large muscle in the body. Energetically it is is important for emotional and mental wellbeing as it is connected into the spleen meridian. Discover how to balance your lats with yoga, pilates, breath, massage and more in our latest muscle exploration.

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Discover the Diaphragm

The diaphragm is a major organ in the body on many levels - for the breath of life, the bridge of the lower and upper abdomen, connected directly into the heart and spine for rhythm, communication via the nervous system, and the psoas for walking. This makes the diaphragm a muscle worthy of some serious exploration and self-care in daily life.

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An exploration of Tension Release Exercise

Do you notice those tremors when exercising? Are they good or bad for you? Tremor Release Exercise is a specific system that brings about those tremors to release deep held tension in the body for greater ease. Discover our exploration of this movement technique and a great workout for the lower body at the same time.

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Exploring Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis and osteopenia are conditions that affect a growing portion of the Western world. Omega Movement’s blog holistically explores the risks, changes in the body and energy systems. We then review management tips from the body’s movement needs, nutritional considerations and energetic healing.

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Why you should Retreat to Connect

Holidays are a wonderful reset. You come back revived with new ideas, but find often the ‘holiday blues’ kick in. Our retreats are designed to support integration of your holiday into your daily life. We take you to nature, offer techniques to connect in to yourself and build connections with others for how you return to ‘normal’ life filled with the magic of life. Then we have a follow up session to see how you’re going. Make your holiday a part of your life, not just a ‘break’ from reality.

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Support Low back pain

Low back pain plagues 80% of people in modern life. There are many causes of such pain so we compiled an idea of how it happens, what to do to manage the pain and how to prevent it in the future. Discover simple exercises to support your happy spine.

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Using mini-stability balls to improve proprioception

Discover why it is important to train proprioception and how the Pilates mini stability ball can be a great little prop to do this with. Cheap and easy to travel with you can improve balance, co-ordination, sensory awareness, hypermobility issues and laugh at the same time.

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Exploring the Elements: Fire

Fire transforms matter from one state to another. It releases, destroys and passionately excites for something new. Here are a few perspectives on fire from Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, Vedic and Greek mythology to help you cultivate your relationship with fire in your life.

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