bits and bytes

i’ve recently returned from an International Alexander Congress in Ireland filled with inspiration, new ideas and a concussion.

So, if email is a bit slow to come back please bear with me!

couple cool things that don’t deserve their own post, like this article where I am mentioned on Pilates Tree and this other one on Pilates Bridge


these two amazing reviews (okay i have no idea how to link to google reviews and i need to get off the screen.  i shall find it!)





Workshop at Oasis!

Hey guys Friday December 5th at 930pm I’m teaching my “sex, breath, and the pelvic floor” workshop at Oasis Aqualounge!  Couples and single women are welcome friday nights, and to see what I’ll be talking about take a look at this! Continue Reading

easy breezy

. so i’ve been going to school to study the teaching of the alexander technique.  it’s been quite a surreal experience actually and really difficult to describe.  i am starting to expect some things about school to be similar to previous experiences but never the same but mostly more and more i just sort of… Continue Reading

faq or something

. some questions i get asked by new clients in no particular order or importance… . What should I wear? Anything you would wear to yoga or the gym.  Keep in mind that you will lie on your back and sides with your knees apart and wear clothing that won’t make you feel embarrassed.  I’m… Continue Reading


i wrote this a long time ago but hey, it’s still true: . self-esteem one day on twitter i mentioned that maybe i should write down my rules for self esteem and someone asked me to actually do it.  so in honour of new beginnings here goes. first and most simple; the mirror. i am… Continue Reading


. so, as some of you may know, i’ve been studying the Alexander technique.  in fact i literally took a lesson and my hands got jealous of the teacher (this has never happened to me before) and i was all “what is that?  where do i learn that???” and she said “Alexander Technique” and i… Continue Reading

some press and an article i wrote…

hey all I wrote an article called “Ode to the Pelvic Floor” that is being featured on Pilates Union and they have also featured me as their Instructor of the Month! All that and I was also featured in a Today’s Parent article and until I can make a media section for my site, here are… Continue Reading

chronic tension headaches?

one of my clients (a registered massage therapist named Marianne) wrote an article about her chronic headaches and the various methods she’s employed to combat them.  here’s the first paragraph… the rest is linked below.   My Epic Battle with Chronic Tension Headaches Headaches are very common, especially among women. For the past three years,… Continue Reading

Marie-Jose Blom RETURNS to Toronto!!

***ONLY TWO SPOTS LEFT FOR BODY LOGIC!!!*** ***WAITING LIST FOR FOOT!!!!*** Ugly Duckling Pilates is delighted to present Marie-José Blom for two workshops over three days (friday may 4th to sunday may 6th) in lovely downtown Toronto, Canada.  [scroll down for workshop description and printable pdf poster] Marie-José Blom has been combining Pilates technique and dance medicine… Continue Reading