What are Primal Movement Chains?

What are Primal Movement Chains?

Although my MSc was in Sports Rehabilitation Therapy, I have long been interested in movement in general – the way the body ambulates day to day in each person is as fascinating to me as the most technical gymnastics routine. Since finishing my Masters, I have...
Value the Pause – Stillness in Yoga

Value the Pause – Stillness in Yoga

Looking around the Tube on my commute, I am struck by the number of people who use their phones to watch TV or play reward-offering games which keep them coming back for more. Mindless activities, as opposed to being mindful. Not resting, but receiving at all times....
How to stop sabotaging your health

How to stop sabotaging your health

We all know how great we’d feel if we did all the right things – if we ate well every day, got 8 hours of sleep every night, drank lots of water, and stretched – so why don’t we do it?  This week, our fab yoga teacher Iris explores why we...
What’s a soft tissue specialist?

What’s a soft tissue specialist?

Now, we’re pretty sure you’ve heard of massage, and that you know there are lots of different types. But do you know what a soft tissue specialist is? This week, Hayley explains the difference between a massage therapist and a soft tissue specialist… First...
A regular massage can change your life

A regular massage can change your life

People often ask us how often they should get a massage.  And we think it’s something you should do regularly if you can – in fact, for optimal results if you’re a regular exerciser, a rule of thumb is to aim for a massage every 5-8 training...
Can you train your way out of clumsiness?

Can you train your way out of clumsiness?

We’ve blogged before about Elizabeth, our Movement & Balance therapist and what she can do. But what actually happens in a Movement & Balance session and how effective is it? This week, Victory’s Practice Manager (and self described clumsy person) Rachel...