Pilates & Barre with Emma – Blog

 

How to Restore your Pelvic Floor

Perhaps until you have been pregnant, experienced incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse you had probably never given the condition of your Pelvic Floor Muscles a second thought. Having strong pelvic floor muscles gives you proper control over your bladder and bowels,...

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I Had the Baby, What Now? – Postpartum Advice for New Mothers

This post was inspired by one of my clients. We were chatting after class and she described how she felt she wasn’t given enough guidance for right after she had her baby for her own self-care. She had lots of information on pregnancy, birth and taking care of her baby. But none for her in her fourth trimester of pregnancy aka immediately after birth. So I’ve put together all of the postnatal advice I’ve read here in the hopes I can help someone.

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Garlic Mushroom and Spinach Quinoa

I’ve made this delicious dish today and it was so good, I couldn’t wait to share it with you. I've wanted to add to my collection of go-to quinoa recipes for a while now. I think this is a winner. It has my favourite veggie, mushrooms with some iron rich spinach and...

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Salmon with a Honey Garlic Ginger Glaze

Salmon is one of the best fish to cook. It’s healthy and packed with nutrition and great taste. It is very versatile, you can season it with a wide variety of flavours. Baking the fish in foil is the best way to cook fish in my opinion. After 20 minutes, you’ll have a...

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Video – Birth Preparation Flow

I created this video for my Pregnancy Pilates clients for their last six weeks of pregnancy to help prepare their pelvis for birth. It accompanies my Birth Preparation Guide. Please excuse the dodgy lighting, awkward edits and low volume in places. And how awful is...

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Bone Broth, Fountain of Youth?

Homemade bone broth or stock is a nutrition powerhouse. Why is it the fountain of youth? It is rich in collagen and the building blocks of collagen which is essential for having strong, supple and soft skin. It has claims of reducing cellulite. It is also rich in the...

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