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Health and Wellbeing

Pilates · Yoga · Injury Prevention · Injury Rehabilitation · Health and Wellbeing

  • Cortisol and Stress

    June 25, 2014
    Posted by Rachael Burke

     How to Stay Healthy and Avoid Stress this Winter What is Cortisol? Cortisol is a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands and is released in response to stressful situations (physical, mental or emotional). It increases the flow of glucose (as well as protein and fat) out of your tissues and in to the bloodstream in order to increase ...


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  • Mindfulness vs Emotional Intelligence

    May 20, 2014
    Posted by Rachael Burke

    Modern Science meets Ancient Wisdom or something more??   (When doing some research for this blog around “mindfulness” I came across “Mindfulness in May”! What a wonderful concept. Too late too little however for me for this year but it is definitely on my radar for next year. However – more on that another time.)   When I ...


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