Pilates is Versatile Pilates has the ability to offer us a unique depth and quality of movement. This can achieve a wide variety of results depending on your goals. The movements and equipment allow for a full exploration of the body in motion, stabilization, and even allows [...]
Pilates is a powerful movement system and I love helping people discover it for their growth and healing. I am personally drawn to its strength, creativity, and awareness development. In my work, I have a mission to make Scoliosis more understood for individuals and our greater community. Using this focus in my life has allowed me to share more about living with endurance with my spine. My work has also connected me with other people around the world who are passionate about Pilates!
Hi Everyone, The right foods help keep all systems healthy and lower chances for inflammation or not so great intestinal health. Research will guide anyone to see that those of us living with Scoliosis can truly benefit from being sure we are getting all the nutrition we can [...]
It is the mind itself that builds the body There are many different mindfulness practices and it can be a gift to tie this to your movement practice. There is something for everyone when it comes to mindful practices, and it's easy to find an approach that fits [...]
Epiphanies Epiphanies are chock full of inspiration. Epiphanies usually inspire us to make changes. Or at least reveal changes we would like to make. I've written before about mediation and wellness, but today I'd like to add our senses to that discussion. I'll also be plugging the word energy [...]
Email me to receive a full list of Exercises Hopefully, this will encourage teachers and movers alike to explore a more full-body approach that builds core strength in non-flexion movements for clients living with Scoliosis. My Suggestion Our goal is to try to see the spine in relation to all [...]
Keep it Simple This always helps you get started, no matter your goal My suggestions on approaching scoliosis: While working with a client with scoliosis it is important to remember that everyone is different. What will communicate best to each client will be very individually based on their curves, [...]
The way I experience Pilates reminds me of the experiences of "the Zone" as a former athlete. The more I think about this, the more I consider that the mind-body connections I find in Pilates are either incredibly similar to my experience with the "athletic Zone" or they are literally [...]
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Why SmartSpine means so much to me Back in 2014, I attended Mari-José Blom's workshop that explores Scoliosis and Pilates. She shared her approach and invention Smart Spine System Wellness System and its application for Scoliosis. I was a demonstration model for parts of the 2-day workshop. It's fantastic to [...]