Fun Ways to Keep Your Body Moving and Prevent Summer Boredom

Fun Ways to Keep Your Body Moving and Prevent Summer Boredom | ProActive Pilates

The hottest season of the year is upon us all! With the weather officially warmed up and the sun shining for hours, summer is the perfect time to find some new ways to get moving outdoors, preventing boredom and making sure your body is in tip-top shape along the way. Check out these ten fun […]

Strengthening for Sports: Best Exercises to Prevent Injury

Strengthening for Sports: Best Exercises to Prevent Injury | ProActive Pilates

For many of us, sports are a key part of everyday life. Whether you regularly practice with a team, enjoy the weekend by mountain biking on the trails, or simply like to get active by playing with friends, the physical, mental, and social benefits of sports are well-known.  Of course, playing sports demands strength, flexibility, […]

Bladder Leaks? How ProActive Pilates Can Help You Regain Continence and Confidence

Bladder Leaks? How ProActive Pilates Can Help You Regain Continence and Confidence | ProActive Pilates

Did you know that more than 3.5 million Canadians (about 10% of the entire population) deal with urinary incontinence, or UI? Did you also know that women are vastly more affected by UI, with 1 in 4 women middle-aged or older reported experiencing urinary incontinence? These are the facts according to several studies of UI […]

Breathing Basics for Stress Reduction and Anxiety Relief

Breathing Basics for Stress Reduction and Anxiety Relief | ProActive Pilates

We all deal with stress and anxiety from time to time. Perhaps you’re juggling a lot at work, managing multiple clients, major meetings, and crucial deadlines all at the same time. Maybe looking after your kids has got you feeling the all-too-common parental pressure. You might be a student trying to strike the difficult balance […]

Balancing Act: Prioritizing Self-Care Through Clinical Pilates in a Woman’s Busy World

Balancing Act: Prioritizing Self-Care Through Clinical Pilates in a Woman's Busy World | ProActive Pilates

As women, we lead busy lives! We’re professionals, parents, partners, family, and friends, and sometimes, life can quickly stack up around us. If you’re anything like me, all these responsibilities can sometimes feel overwhelming, leaving you with little time or energy left for self-care. Self-care is a term that gets thrown around a lot. And […]

Muscle Pain? It Might Actually Be Your Fascia. Signs to Look For

Muscle Pain? It Might Actually Be Your Fascia. Signs to Look For | ProActive Pilates

We’ve all dealt with muscle pain from seemingly simple activities—whether it’s a long day at work or simply sleeping funny on your neck. But did you know that some of the time, the culprit behind your pain isn’t the muscles at all? In many cases, the pain you feel is actually caused by the wrapping […]

Relieve Back Pain: How Core Exercises (Including Multifidus Activation) Can Help!

Relieve Back Pain: How Core Exercises (Including Multifidus Activation) Can Help! | ProActive Pilates

If you, like so many, experience regular or constant back pain, you’re no doubt looking for a solution. There’s no shortage of services, products, routines, and formulas targeting back pain. However, in many cases, the solution to relieve back pain is easier and more accessible than it may seem. With so many years of experience […]

How Clinical Pilates Works and Who Needs It Most

How Clinical Pilates Works and Who Needs It Most | ProActive Pilates

In the world of fitness and rehabilitation, Clinical Pilates has emerged as a game-changer. Whether you’re a high-level athlete looking to optimize that last 1% for the ultimate performance, or someone working to rehabilitate your body after an injury, Clinical Pilates is versatile, accessible, and effective. This holistic approach to exercise not only strengthens your […]

5 Key Medical Signs to Book an Assessment with a Physiotherapist

5 Key Medical Signs to Book an Assessment with a Physiotherapist | ProActive Pilates

You’ve probably heard lots about physiotherapy over the years. Maybe you’ve even tried it for yourself, possibly for an acute injury or to address something more long-term. In any case, physiotherapy is known to have many benefits for our flexibility, pain levels, strength, and general well-being. But how do you know when you’d benefit the […]