• Overcoming 'flight or flight' - How to escape living in a state of stress

    The analogy of a car is useful for explaining the effect of Fight or Flight on your body. Flight mode is our Sympathetic nervous system kicking into action, 'accelerating your car' - and Fight mode is the Parasympathetic system, which 'hits the brakes hard'. Two key nervous systems are acting against each other, so that neither is functioning well. We call this Sympathetic Dominance, as the flight instinct over-rides the functioning of the body's rest and repair processes. It results in stressed, anxious exhausted people... and we want to help!
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  • The magic of mindful movement & flow in fitness - Suna Pilates

    At Suna Pilates we have incorporated mindfulness into the heart of our proprietary Pilates classes. Our exercises take the traditional Pilates forms and add a modern twist, along with a deep focus on correct posture and breathing correctly. Find out why mindful exercise is taking off worldwide.  View Post