Pilates & Yoga Health Blog

Hello and welcome to our Pilates & Yoga Teacher Training blog page. It is on this page that you can find many interesting and helpful articles that we hope will help you become the best you can be. We keep our content fresh and regularly updated.

If you are looking to become a Pilates instructor you can join us in Devon South West (England, UK). Elite Pilates YMCA Level 3 Diploma Instructing in Mat Pilates Teacher Training courses here in South Devon South West England UK. We offer certificated qualification that will enable you to instruct a group fitness exercise programme class for beginners, intermediates or advanced students.

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Lots of Love from Newton Abbot DEVON – Tanja x

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Newton Abbot TQ12 4SE


What is Really Holding you Back ?

What is Really Holding you Back ? Do you want to know what's been holding me back? Keep reading!   I don't think there's one person on this earth that has not procrastinated at some stage and that includes me!  I am like the queen of procrastination! I used to get...

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Tadasana – Mountain Pose

Tadasana - Mountain Pose Whilst not the most exciting of yoga poses, Tadasana or Mountain Pose is simple and un-technical. For that reason - ego - most yoga practitioners ignore or pass over this pose. It is a basic posture from which one can move into other poses...

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How to be Ready for Yoga Teacher Training

How do I choose the right teacher training and where do I even begin. Welcome future yoga teacher Making a decision about yoga teacher training brings up a lot of questions Read Tanja FOY take of Yoga Teacher Training Below are the must-knows to get started on your yoga teacher training journey with Elite Yoga Teacher Training – DEVON

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Avoid Sitting – be more mobile

MOVE MORE, SIT LESS: THE DANGERS OF SITTING ALL DAY   Well this title was the advice I did and still do give. It is just my perspective has shifted slightly. The shift is down to a Latin legal maxim I learned many moons ago – Audi alteram partem. Basically...

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Pelvic Floor Muscles

Pelvic Floor Muscles   Top tips on Activating and Strengthening them       As a general rule almost all Pilates movements will help the pelvic floor muscle group. Having stronger glutes and stronger abdominal muscles help in alleviating the work load of...

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Who is Older you or your Spine?

SPINE MOBILITY     Why is Spinal Mobility so important?       “You’re only as young as your spine is flexible” is a popular quote from Joseph Pilates and is really what the whole Pilates repertoire is based upon. Joseph Pilates said something along the...

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