Whether you are new to Pilates, or a seasoned vet, everyone goes through the same process. In order to learn a new exercise, or sequence thereof, our body must build “muscle memory”, proprioception, strength, balance and coordination.
What is muscle memory?
Muscle memory is the result of repeated, practiced… Read More »
Did you know that 40% of our time is spent with our weight on a single leg? When walking, the foot on the ground works to propel the body forward as part of the gait cycle. Many sports we enjoy include weight transfer to… Read More »
How Asymmetrical Load Can Strengthen Brain/Body Response
What makes the human body so unique is that no body is perfectly symmetrical. Instead, the human body is made up of specific imbalances that we must work to strengthen together and separately in order to reinforce our core and our limbs for balance and movement.
Working asymmetrically can improve efficient movement in our… Read More »
Being that all joints articulate with some degree of rotation, it makes sense to train with spiraling movement patterns to achieve the highest range of motion available within our bodies. Pilates helps us do this!
Pilates is an effective modality to improve rotation. Dynamic stretching on both… Read More »
Develop Balance and Ease of Movement through Oppositional Energy The way we train has changed drastically over the past decade, as we have gained a deeper understanding of the physiological adaptations for the human body to move with grace, power and endurance.