So first things first: I am not an exercise fanatic. You will not find me at the local gym 5x a week, churning out cardio, lifting a multitude of weights or pushing the squats (as much as I fantasize about regaining my 30-year old backside, reality is…). That said, I’m “into” the Pilates Chair; specifically,…Read More
By Diana Bailey A Simple Coordination Exercise to Enhance Postural Balance People fall forward into space primarily because forward is the direction of habit. Studio experience reveals that most of us have very little idea how to communicate with muscles to change our own habits of motion. Posture, balance, and coordination all suffer…Read More
Forward Equals Backwards and You Own It: Balance and Coordination By featured Guest Writer Diana Bailey The Popular Equipment: Easy to Learn and Portable The number one balance challenge in this studio, based on ease of learning, is the foam roller. The variety and unique core strength challenge this auxiliary piece offers are of the…Read More
By Guest Writer Diana Bailey The Guiding Principle: Consistent, Progressive Practice Nobody builds a bridge over a big river in a day, and the same premise applies to the link between body and brain. Balance and coordination require attentive repetition for gains to be realized. The question to keep in mind whenever approaching…Read More
By featured Guest Writer Diana Bailey It is surprising to find that balance is more often explored and defined by how it is lost than how it is maintained. How do you figure out what something is when it is most often explained by what it isn’t? In a perfect Pilates world, balance is the…Read More
“This is a health rather than beauty book. Its purpose is to help you improve your movement habits for life. ” – Bruce King. Just finished re-reading Bruce King’s powerful gem: Rule Of The Bones. I’ve spent many years with this small treasure and find myself returning to it often. In a world of extremes…Read More
This past September was Suzanne’s 13th Pilates Anniversary. 13 years!! I want to congratulate Suzanne I and invite you to join me in celebrating her on this incredible milestone. If you know her, please take a moment to recognize her with a comment below or message on our FB page. Congratulations wonderful Suzanne! In the midst…Read More
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