In Pilates, integration means that no one muscle is solely performing just one movement. “All of our muscles are working all of the time” (whether we know it or not), says my mentor Shari Berkowitz who is a Bio-mechanical specialist and Pilates trainer of teachers.
The importance of muscular integration is to… Read More »
Healthy Hamstrings Lead to Improved Posture, Walking and Injury Prevention.
There are three hamstring muscles that literally hang from your sits bones to your lower leg bones. This group of muscles has a direct effect on hips and knees. When the hamstrings are healthy, both strong and long, they play a… Read More »
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 »