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Yoga and skiing

*Thank you to our friends at Alpine Infusion for this guest blog post* Yoga and skiing - the perfect combination Skiing is as tough as it is exhilarating. While we can’t get enough of the slopes, a long day on the mountain can result in aching limbs and sore joints.  So, how can we maximise

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Yin Yoga

If you keep up with our news at Alpine Therapies you will know that last year I became a registered yoga teacher (RYT200), having completed a Yoga Alliance certified 200 hour  teacher training programme. The course I did was very comprehensive so we learnt about various yoga  styles. One of these was Yin Yoga. It

Meet the team!

This winter we have a fantastic new team of physiotherapists ready to work on your aches and strains and keep you in tip-top condition on your skiing holiday! Just in case you missed our recent introductions on the Alpine Therapies Facebook page, you can meet our lovely team right here. Introducing.... Ailsa Our resident Aussie

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The differences between yoga and Pilates

Having been a certified Pilates instructor for ten years and prescribing exercise in my role as a physiotherapist for slightly longer than that… I have been asked many times “What is the difference between yoga and Pilates?” I have recently completed a yoga instructor training and I finally feel properly placed to give a full

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Ski Season Physio Job

  Love skiing and love Physio? Are you a qualified physio with a few years experience under your belt? Do you love skiing? Are you energetic, adaptable and passionate about your profession? If this sounds like you a ski season physio job could be yours! We are now recruiting for the 2018/19 ski season. We

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Be Active and Relax on Holiday

How your Alpine Holiday can be both Active and Relaxing Regardless of the time of year, the Alps are the perfect place for a holiday. There are many reasons for this! The most important one being is that there’s so much to do. Whether you’re seeking a rejuvenating retreat in the mountains, or an active

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Pilates Day!

It is International Pilates day! Which has led me to reflect for a moment on why I love teaching Pilates… Is it because Pilates is a great form of exercise to ‘strengthen your core’? Is it because it helps to ‘fix’ back pain? It gives you a flatter tummy? Better posture? Helps you de-stress? No,

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Summer in the Alps

With just two days until lift closure and the end of the winter season in Courchevel and Meribel our thoughts are turning firmly to summer in the Alps! The sun is currently shining generously and giving us a taste of what is to come -  and we can’t wait!  Inspired by Courchevel’s announcement that the

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Health benefits of cross country skiing

Cross country skiing has been around for centuries but for many recreational skiers it remains a relatively unknown sport. This is especially the case in the large popular ski resorts in the French Alps such as the Three Valleys where downhill Alpine Skiing is the star of the show. Following on from our recent blog

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Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018

The Alpine Therapies team are getting just a little bit excited about the forthcoming PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, with less than two days to go! The opening ceremony will be held on Friday, the 9th February, at 8pm local time (11am for those viewing in the UK, midday for those viewing in France).  Then, for

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