Stories of Inspiration: Reilly and her Journey with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Today, we’re featuring one of our very own team members Reilly, and her health journey with Rheumatoid Arthritis. She has been gracious enough to share her story, so we truly hope you enjoy what she has to say!

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Pilates For Rehabilitation

At Full Circle, one of our favourite things to witness is confidence and ease in movement, and we feel that can be achieved at any fitness level. Regardless of whether you are a professional athlete or not, we are here to meet you just where you are in life.

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Pilates – Perfect for Seniors

One of the many great attributes about Pilates, is how widely accessible it is to all fitness levels, sizes, ages… you name it. We often hear things such as “Oh, I’m too old for that” or “my body isn’t like it used to be.” Sure, our bodies adapt and change over time, but why limit ourselves with this belief? Rather, why not reach for new goals that meet us where we are and as we are.

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Emma Speakman
Pilates and Gardening

Once we’ve established a good postural foundation it’s important to keep a few other things in mind. Such as the placement and alignment of our bodies as we’re gardening. For example, it is wise to bend at the hips, knees and ankles for our support as opposed to reaching and over-working our back muscles. Have a look at these videos by Pacific NorthWest Pilates. 

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Emma Speakman
The Benefits of Body Awareness

Most of us know that Pilates is great for strengthening core muscles, increasing flexibility, and rehabilitating from injury. We’d like to take a moment to highlight a less talked-about benefit of Pilates: increased body awareness.

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Emma Speakman