5 Habits for a Healthy and Happy Pilates Instructor

5 Habits for a Healthy and Happy Pilates Instructor

What habits help make a happy, healthy Pilates instructor? Our full time instructor Jas tells her story. Since starting my career in Pilates I have had a lot of people tell me how much happier I look now I am following my passion. This is in fact very true! I have never been happier in my career than I am today. In saying this, I have learnt a few important

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6 Tips to be a Successful Pilates Instructor

6 Tips to be a Successful Pilates Instructor

What makes a successful Pilates Instructor?  Does it follow that the most competent client in the class will naturally become the best teacher?  Many shy away from the idea of becoming a Pilates Instructor because they aren’t “good enough”, but what makes a successful Pilates Instructor may surprise you! We give you the tricks of the trade and tips to be a successful Pilates instructor below! We feel that it

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Healthy Food Tips for the Holiday Season

Healthy Food Tips for the Holiday Season

The holiday season, or the “silly season” can be a crazy time where our routine and our choices around food and exercise become inconsistent.  It’s time to relax, enjoy, laugh, eat, drink and be merry!  However, there are a few mindful things we can do to help us survive the silly season without a complete blow out. Here are some of our healthy food tips for the holiday season! Stay

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Is Pilates a good form of exercise?

Is Pilates a good form of exercise?

We think Pilates is the BEST form of exercise! And before you accuse us of being bias, we have many reasons to back it up! Have a read and let us convince you that Pilates is a good form of exercise. Pilates is an all over body workout While the first thought that comes to mind when you say Pilates is core work, Pilates activates so much more than your core. 

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Mango Chia Pudding Recipe

Mango Chia Pudding Recipe

Breakfast or dessert… Why not both? Mango Chia Pudding is an excellent way to start the day or to have after a nice meal. When made with the right ingredients, Mango Chia Pudding can be the perfect healthy treat. Did you know only 1% of flowers will mature to bear a mango? Mangoes are an amazing fruit. So before we dive into the recipe, we’re going to explain how to

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How To Make Salads More Exciting

How To Make Salads More Exciting

Plus a recipe perfect for summer We all know the age-old saying – you don’t win friends with salad. Ok maybe it’s a quote from The Simpsons but still, you get the sentiment – salad is boring, right? Wrong! There are plenty of ways to make salads that little bit more exciting; plenty of ways to “sex up your salads”, especially for summer when we gravitate towards lighter meals. Here’s

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Beetroot, Lentil and Pumpkin Vegan Falafels

Beetroot, Lentil and Pumpkin Vegan Falafels

As the weather warms up, there is nothing better than a fresh, colourful nourish bowl. Not only does this recipe really hit the spot, but it’s also a feast for the eyes. These falafels are brought to you by our friend Lara at Lala’s Plate, and they have quickly become a PPF fave! They are packed with a heap of colourful vegetables, micronutrients and antioxidants. Plus, they’re full of flavour,

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How Do We Set Goals?

How Do We Set Goals?

Hi everyone! Leah here, instructor and sales at PPF👋🏽 I’m here to talk you to about how we set goals! Clients constantly ask us how they can achieve their goals, whether they be fitness, mental health, weight loss or healthy eating related. Setting goals both big and small can be the actions we take towards our happiness.  How we set goals can make a big difference to achieving them. Have you

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Pilates for lower back pain

Pilates for lower back pain

Hi everyone! Kim here, instructor and administrator at PPF👋🏽 We have many clients coming to us asking to help with lower back pain.  And we are happy to tell them they have come to the right place!  Pilates is a great way to manage and help reduce lower back pain.  What can cause lower back pain? Our sedentary lifestyles – too much sitting, not enough movement – can lead to

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Is Pilates good for pelvic floor muscles?

Is Pilates good for pelvic floor muscles?

The short answer is, YES! Pilates is most definitely good for pelvic floor muscles. You’ve probably heard this several times, but you may be wondering what is the pelvic floor and why is Pilates so good for it? The pelvic floor runs from the bottom of your pelvis and supports your pelvic organs.  Think your bladder, bowel and uterus in women and bladder and bowel in men (see the diagram

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