Fascia in Motion

Fascia in Motion

Although the Pilates movement principles can be considered a subset of fascia oriented training, the design of fascia training programs in the Pilates environment requires new consideration of all elementsof Pilates program design. Research on fascia suggests new...
MOTR with Mat and Small Props

MOTR with Mat and Small Props

MOTR (Movement On The Roller) is an ingenious environment that provides an infinite variety of vectors for training the neuro-myo-fascial web. Augment your Pilates skill set and functional personal training expertise by developing familiarity with applications of the...
Organising the Thorax for Optimal Shoulder Girdle Function

Organising the Thorax for Optimal Shoulder Girdle Function

A well organized thoracic spine and thorax is required to support the shoulder girdle. The movements of breathing provide the foundation for exercise sequences that support the development of multi-planar fluid movements of the shoulder girdle. This class uses foam...
How Organ Mobility Influences Pilates Studio Practice

How Organ Mobility Influences Pilates Studio Practice

Learn how the internal organs move, and how they affect and are affected by movement. Each organ has a particular rhythm and movement that is natural for it and these movements can enhance functional movement or create dysfunctional movement. Learn how to visualize,...
Balancing the Slings in the Contemporary Pilates Environment

Balancing the Slings in the Contemporary Pilates Environment

Selected Pilates studio equipment sequences are designed to activate the anterior and posterior oblique sling systems, the deep longitudinal system and the lateral system. Single plane movements in the sagittal, coronal and transverse planes establish a foundation for...
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