January studio theme: Building base

January studio theme: Building base

  Returning after a break of any kind warrants respect and potentially a re-consideration of how you train. We know it can be boring to be sensible, but rather than punishing your body with a ‘no pain no gain’ approach we prefer to re-build your base for at least...
Working in a Classical-ish studio …

Working in a Classical-ish studio …

Want to work in a full-service ‘Classical’ Studio and leave the white Reformers behind you? Well… there may be some hoops to jump through. At the top of this, I’ll just say that I don’t think that Classical is the only way to support a client, but it’s a question I’m...
New studio alert!

New studio alert!

Great news!  After four years at Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy, The Movement Refinery is expanding and opening a second studio at 118 Errol Street North Melbourne! The new studio is a little gem and will be the perfect home for us as we bring our specialised...
Faking flexion in Pilates-land

Faking flexion in Pilates-land

Are you a flexion faker? A dirty hinger in short-box? A shoulder huncher in the Pull-up or Push-through?  What is flexion? Anatomically, it’s bringing together or closing the angle of two body parts (joints, really). Think of the torso and legs coming together in a...