We use our hands a million times a day, pushing, pulling, grabbing, reaching, texting and keyboarding. We need our hands to be strong and supple for all of these actions. By the end of the day we can feel like our hands are so tired they need a massage. Doing hand exercises can actually […]
This sequence of exercises provides many exercises options in each category. Mix and match as you like while sticking to the order of exercises in each of the categories (i.e. Thoracic Spine, Scapulae, Thoracic Spine and Scapulae).
Mobility exercises on mat or with balance cushion or ball under t-spine
Thoracic hoola […]
Can you imagine getting up in the morning and not being able to support the weight of your head?
Sounds extreme but this is exactly the scenario of one of my clients last Friday. She had endured a long flight earlier in the week, deals with sleep apnea and ongoing issues in her lower spine.
I am a self-proclaimed Pilates girl, always thought that this is where my passion lay. I traveled to India to study yoga and help find some inner peace through meditation and spirituality, but did not realize that yoga would change my life. Here’s a little information on Pilates and yoga as they both originally […]
QUESTION: from Katie, Pilates student in Australia
I loved your blog post on imagery cues. I would like to know what cue’s you’d use for helping a client understand core awareness, disassociation of hips and lower extremities organization for both leg circles and side to side. Can you help?
ANSWER: from Penny Kennedy, Body Harmonics Trained instructor from […]