The Making Of A Master Pilates Instructor – a 3 part workshop

Good Bones, Parts 1 & 2, instructed by Jospeh Pilates’ very own trainee and professional dancer, Sonje Mayo. Sonje specializes in the treatment of Scoliosis, a three-dimensional deformity that occurs when the spine becomes abnormally rotated and curved sideways. She uses the Schroth Method which consists of exercises designed to elongate the trunk, and correct imbalances of the spine. In developing the …

Power Lunch Mat Classes

Return back to work refreshed after taking this power packed 45 minute class in a supportive and fun environment which will energize and align you for the rest of your work day! Teachers: Monday : Samantha Block Wednesday: Lisa Dodge Friday: Doreen Time: 12:10 – 12:55 pm (45 mins – so you can sneak out and get back to work right …

Biomechanics of the Pilates Mat Abdominal Series

The Pilates Mat Abdominal Series consists of two exercises at the beginner level and the addition of three more for a total of five exercises at the intermediate/advanced level. All five Pilates Abdominal Series exercises are performed with the client supine. Lower Body All five Pilates Abdominal Series exercises are performed with one or both legs brought up into the …

Manual Therapy Certification for Pilates Instructors

Why should a Pilates Instructor Become Certified in Manual Therapy? At first, it might not seem intuitive that a Pilates Instructor should consider working toward a Certification in Manual Therapy. After all, Pilates Instructors are in the world of Movement Therapy, not Manual Therapy. However, there are actually many reasons why they should consider this. Joe Pilates was effectively a …

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Feldenkrais: Adapting to change with “Awareness Through Movement”

As we all know, change is the only constant in life. With many that are unanticipated; the results of the US election, technological advances, shifts in weather patterns and, also, the process of aging, are all changes permeating our lives. If there is one thing that anyone can embrace as we experience life and it’s inevitable changes is to practice the Feldenkrais Method, and …