“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try” – Gail Devers
Wellness is a journey. An epic voyage filled with ups and downs, twists and turns and plenty of lessons to learn along the way. It is a constant movement propelling us forward into our future armed with new experiences and knowledge. My life, health and education, intimately entwined, have been my journey to wellness, strength, confidence and acceptance.
I was born without my kidneys and bladder connecting. The tubes that transport urine in order to be excreted, called ureters, were too short on both sides. ...Read more
See what ELDOA can do for you! We will be hosting a 2 hour workshop on April 26th at 2 pm and a regularly scheduled 60 min class beginning in May! Classes during the month of May will be offered at $10.00 off the drop in rate ($5.00 off package rate).
ELDOA is both a stretch & an exercise where you sweat and you aren’t even moving! The ELDOA are a series of static postural exercises that decompress joints and allow normalization of function locally and globally across many body systems. It was developed by world ...Read more
We are excited to announce that Eden Haugland will be returning to Spine Stretch to teach specialty pilates classes on Thursday evenings.
Eden has been busy since she left the studio years ago; she built a successful top rated Pilates studio in Toronto, got married to the love of her life, had an adorable baby girl, and has continued on a path of movement therapy taking her Pilates training and instruction to new levels.
Eden will be also joining the team as an official blog contributor. Eden previously shared with us her views on the difference ...Read more
I felt very prepared heading into labour. Having been a Pilates instructor for over 16 years, I was confident this would serve me well and result in a smooth, complication free delivery. My super strong core would take control and I would push out a baby in no time, why wouldn’t it? And I was excited to attempt a natural delivery so I could feel what was happening muscle-wise in my body to learn from it. I was thinking of birth as my own private muscular science experiment.
My contractions were strong and fast, right from the onset ...Read more
We are looking for a STOTT certified Pilates instructor to teach small progressive group classes, private and semi-private Pilates patients. As a multidisciplinary health care facility offering Pilates in group classes and private/semi-private training, Massage Therapy, Naturopathy, Acupuncture, Osteopathy, and infrared sauna therapy; we are dedicated to combining rehabilitation, when required, with Pilates programming in to meet the needs and goals of our members. Group classes include matwork, reformer, stability chair and springwall.
Successful candidates must be STOTT certified Matwork and Reformer. Stability Chair, Cadillac and ISP certification prefered but not required. Previous rehabilitation programming is an asset.
Please forward your ...Read more