Our latest news and views about Pilates, fitness, health and your POWMAK experience

News & Views

We’re always learning and we thought you’d like to join us. We’ll keep you up to date with all things Pilates & POWMAK. There are tips, tricks, info and competitions so keep dropping in to see what’s new.

Case Study: Back Injury

My posture has improved and I feel much stronger and more toned too. Louise Kelly, 38. Therapist
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History of Pilates – Joe’s Story

Pilates was created by Joseph Pilates in the 1920’s. He believed that by focusing on controlled movement through mind-body awareness, a better connection would be established with...
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Case Study: Lower Back Pain

My chiropractor recommended Pilates to complement the chiropractic treatment. Philip Rowe, 53. Royalty Support Manager at Pearson Education
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Case Study: Changing Body Shape

I have always been someone who found the gym a total bore. Cathy Broadbridge, 59. Book Keeper/Accounts Manager for family business.
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I did a degree in exercise, nutrition and health at Plymouth University. I left with the degree that I didn’t know what to do with...
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Case Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis

I suffer from rheumatoid arthritis and needed something to help me get more supple and strengthen my joints and muscles. Raj Bhatti, 48. Project Manager
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Why Toesox?

Do you know how good Toesox are for your feet? There are several reasons why we ask people to wear ‘grippy’ socks in the studio....
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Case Study: Starting at 68 Years Old

I was finding it painful to lift my grandchildren. Mike Gates, 68. Retired, Volunteer Assistant Lock Keeper
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Sheryl Halliday – A Runner’s Revelation

I have learned the hard way that the human skeleton needs support to get to the finish line without injury. If you love running, please...
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