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What is a Bursa?

By |October 1st, 2019|

A bursa is a small fluid filled sac that provides a cushion and allows smooth movement between soft tissues, like muscles and tendons, and hard bone. It is like having a small water balloon, ie the bursa sac between a hard corner, ie the bone and a piece of rope, ie the tendon, so the […]

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The Benefits of Walking

By |October 1st, 2019|

Here’s a bit of fun courtesy of one of our happy walkers:

“Walking can add minutes to your life.

This enables you at 85 years old to spend an additional 5 months in a nursing home at $5000 per month.

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was 60. Now she’s 97 years old and […]

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Lets Roam Newcastle’s No.1

By |March 20th, 2019|

Let’s Roam Newcastle in the wet! Couldn’t keep us down despite the weather. After a yummy lunch @ Talulah’s we racked up a few km’s in the legs in an outdoor scavenger hunt exploring Newcastle like never before. We walked from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture and history, solving riddles, answering trivia questions and completing […]

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Christmas Boxes arrive

By |January 21st, 2019|

Further to our previous news re Operation Christmas Child, I can inform you that our 8 boxes were delivered on Christmas Day to children in the Philippines. Every shoebox is a wonderful expression of unconditional love that brings Good News and Great Joy to the boy or girl who receives it.
Thank you again for participating in Operation […]

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Commonwealth Games 2018

By |May 30th, 2018|

 

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Swim Desk?

By |May 11th, 2017|

Here’s a new twist on a standing workstation! Click this link to learn how standing workstations have moved to the next level. Perhaps it lends more meaning to the term of ‘Sink or Swim’ when been thrown in the deep end at work…I hope the computer is insured and not plugged in. Not so sure about […]

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Avoid the injury blues this winter

By |September 3rd, 2016|

As the days get colder and drearier, Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is urging Australians to ignore the temptation to go into exercise hibernation this winter.

Sports Physiotherapist Rosemary Riley said wet and wintry conditions combined with heightened injury concerns often prevent Australians from being active during the long, cold months. Sports injuries peak during the months […]

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Personalised Pilates, Men too

By |September 22nd, 2015|

Wow! What progress. Great to see so many people making excellent gains in strength, stability and functional capacity through real commitment to their exercise and having such fun doing it. You have two awesome instructors.

Recently, it has become evident that people are really improving their quality of life through regular participation in our Pilates classes. […]

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