VitaChat Pilates Podcast
The moves we love to hate and the joys of going sloooooowwww

The moves we love to hate and the joys of going sloooooowwww

October 17, 2021

Autumnal joy and the wonder of a toy: It’s getting all Autumnal in the woods this week as Liz and Samm rustle through the leaves reflecting on 'rigid versus release' and the teaching term so far: zipping onto zoom, ‘those’ moves we love to hate, ‘client led’ adaptions and the joy of going sloooooooowwwww…

Comedy cueing & donuts

Comedy cueing & donuts

September 12, 2021

Welcome to the VitaChat Pilates Podcast for all Pilates teachers and do-ers - Liz and Samm are back in the woods chatting about the new teaching term, the Mysterious Core and comedy cueing….with Swiss Rolls and Do-nuts included…do get in touch at hello@vitapilates.co.uk to join in.

The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven

July 23, 2021

Sitting in the shady space, Samm and Liz talk you through 7 essential ‘Feet to Face’ exercises to move all your moving parts. There is the usual chat on the many benefits of each and how they suitable for all our clients.

Love for the band, naming moves after clients & special requests taken

Love for the band, naming moves after clients & special requests taken

July 9, 2021

This week we mull over the week of melting movement and look ahead to more moves with the band as the buzzard circles overhead.

Whole body yawning

Whole body yawning

July 2, 2021

In their sunny wander around the woods this week, Liz and Samm sign off on the underrated elbow class, chuckle about those pesky press ups…and look ahead to this week of fluidity and some whole body yawns to get us relaxing into July. 

Perusing potatoes, petrol caps and busting Big Core myths.

Perusing potatoes, petrol caps and busting Big Core myths.

June 17, 2021

We are pitched under the parachute, perusing potatoes, petrol caps and of course all the fabulous facial fascia work this week, and looking ahead to busting some Big Core myths with the band next week. And also manage to get in some hot gossip on hoovers.

Sitting in the shade pulling silly faces

Sitting in the shade pulling silly faces

June 13, 2021

This week Liz and Samm are sitting in the shade sensibly sharing spiralling thoughts (and a quick review of the faces in that Friends reunion..) and pondering the awesome link between mind, movement and mood before pulling silly faces to prep for Facial Fascia Week.

Blue Tits, Toes and Togetherness

Blue Tits, Toes and Togetherness

May 22, 2021

Liz and Samm do a spot of birdwatching from the indoors this week as May has an issue with the weather. We talk the joys of toes, squats and this week of venues, vids/ and zoom togetherness and look ahead to next week’s All Together Now end of Term 5 montage with some bonus features.

Feet, floor and more

Feet, floor and more

May 13, 2021

Liz and Samm ramble through the woods reflecting on the fascia focused 'Floor and Core’ class and discuss baggy tights, saggy faces and Zoom necks. Once Samm is reassured that Nala hasn’t caught the baby rabbit, Liz introduces next week’s festival of 'Feet and Ankle Love'  to celebrate, and ease some of us back into, the Big Return Indoors. 

In amongst the Fauna talking Fascia, Franklin Method and Feet.

In amongst the Fauna talking Fascia, Franklin Method and Feet.

April 30, 2021

Liz and Samm don their dungarees to chat about the ‘Organs' class and introduce this week’s ’Self Massage’, continuing our focus on feeling good and the power of our interoceptors. Key word this week is: Melting. 

 

Quote of the Week: Pilates: Here to improve what you do most of the time.

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