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Why Sitting is the New Smoking & How Exercise Can Help

Did you know that sitting for extended periods of time can be detrimental to your health?  According to Statistics Canada, 12% of adults aged 18 to 79 spend 8 or more hours being sedentary, and 50.1% of participants reported increased sitting habits. Studies show that extended periods of sitting can increase the risks of developing

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Top 5 Benefits of Pilates

Practicing Pilates allows the body to develop strength and is a great adjunct to our other health services such as Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Massage Therapy. Pilates can help the body recover from injuries to help you return to the activities you love with improved power, flexibility and endurance.  Below are the top 5 benefits of

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Exercise and Mental Health

Everyone has mental health, and we all deserve to take care of it to the same extent we take care of our physical health. Luckily, taking care of our physical health through exercise can also help treat and prevent negative mental health and emotions.  According to current research,1,2, 3 we know that physical activity is a powerful