Melissa trained as a dancer at the University of Adelaide, where a fellow student had had some experience with Pilates and noticed a significant improvement in the quality of their work. Melissa then began to do some work with Nicole Vass, one of the very few people in Adelaide at the time who was able […]
WHAT MAKES A GOOD PILATES PRACTITIONER?
For Melissa, the road to becoming a successful and effective Pilates practitioner involves a solid theoretical grounding in the technique but also, just as importantly, the ability to grasp a patient’s specific needs at any given time, along with an ability to respond to those needs with flexibility and sensitivity. “It may be that the […]
I have just come home from a night of mediation where mind stability was the topic of conversation. Funny really that I teach core stability, or do I? To truly Master Pilates you first have to tame the mind only then can you direct your thoughts to fine tune your body. Breath has and always […]
Integrity is a concept of consistency of actions, values, methods, measures, principles, expectations, and outcomes. Inethics, integrity is regarded as the honesty and truthfulness or accuracy of one’s actions. Integrity can be regarded as the opposite of hypocrisy, in that integrity regards internal consistency as a virtue, and suggests that parties holding apparently conflicting values […]