Treating Shoulder Pain with Pilates

Did you know…
There are no bony attachments connecting our shoulder blades to the back of our body. The only skeletal connection between our shoulders and the rest of our body is in where the shoulder and clavicle meet, forming the AC joint. Essentially, muscles are responsible for keeping the shoulder stable and supported, making it the most mobile joint in the body,
and also the one most susceptible to injuries.

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Welcome to the World of Fascia!

Fascia is an all-encompassing system which Victoria Pilates, defines as “an elastic connective tissue that runs throughout [the] entire body” and is made up of a “dense web of fibres.” One way to think of it, is that it is like the casing that encapsulates a sausage, or the white layer of skin beneath the exterior layer of skin on an orange or grapefruit.

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Warming Apple Crumble Recipe

There’s something really special about eating with the seasons… In the Greater Vancouver area we’re blessed with a bounty of incredible produce from squash and parsnips to rutabagas. But our personal favorite at Full Circle, is all the incredible apples that are harvested this time of year. 

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Emma Speakman
Spring into your step!

Spring will officially arrive in Vancouver in just a couple of weeks! The snowdrops are ascending from the earth and the cherry blossoms will be beginning to open. And soon, Odlum Street will be in full-tilt blossom mode.

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Emma Speakman