The Psoas is NOT a Hip Flexor The psoas is not a hip flexor - okay, there I have said it! Usually I warm my students to this idea before I spring it on them. However, I guess I am feeling bold. … [Read more...] about The Psoas is NOT a Hip Flexor
Why Hire a Pilates Instructor? The fitness industry is known for having instructors who are not fully qualified to accurately perform their job functions. Industry standards, while changing, have … [Read more...] about Why Hire a Pilates Instructor?
Zen of Teaching Pilates – working through a negative mindset There is a reason Pilates is called "mind-body" work. Not only does the mind work in conjunction with the body to create flowing … [Read more...] about Zen of Teaching Pilates – working through a negative mindset
Pilates Equipment What's better for me, Mat Pilates or Pilates using equipment? This is a common question posed to Pilates instructors and the answer can be pretty straightforward - one isn't … [Read more...] about Pilates Equipment
Pilates for Chronic Low Back Pain As Pilates instructors, we have all encountered individuals who suffer from back pain. Back pain is ubiquitous - 8/10 people will experience it in their lifetime. … [Read more...] about Pilates for Chronic Low Back Pain
Pilates for the Love of the Sport I have been an avid cyclist since 2001. When my husband, Joe (a Personal Trainer), and I were married, we each purchased steel-framed LeMond bikes. Every summer … [Read more...] about Pilates for the Love of the Sport