National Physical Therapy Month

 Did you know that October is National Physical Therapy month?  Read below for more information on the profession and how it may be able to help you! What is Physical Therapy? Physical therapy is a dynamic profession that helps to restore, maintain, and promote your body’s optimal physical functioning. It works to enhance your health, well-being, and […]

Pelvic Placement

Let’s focus on one of the Basic Principles of Pilates! PELVIC PLACEMENT STABILIZING THE PELVIS AND LUMBAR SPINE: 2 positions: Neutral and Imprint Neutral – Small natural curve in low back Pelvis lies parallel to mat without strain in low back Imprint – Engaging the abdominals to flatten the back and tilt pelvis posteriorly Used […]

Shoulder Stabilization

Let’s focus on one of the Basic Principles of Pilates! SHOULDER AND SCAPULAR STABILIZATION STABILIZING THE SCAPULAE: For better posture To prevent over-use of muscles around the neck and shoulders A sense of stability, not rigidity, should always be maintained Maintain a sense of width across the chest The scapulae should lie flat on the […]