Tag: Movement

Feb 28 2018

How do we get them to stay? Exercise adherence and client retention.

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We have all had those clients that come to us in agony with goals of getting moving and staying Read More...

Feb 01 2018

The New Age of Pilates: What is the disconnect?

In my 10+ years of teaching and owning a studio, I have been advised over and over that if I want to Read More...

Dec 18 2017

Mind-Body or Mind(minus)Body?

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Photo: "Distraction" by Pseudo Placebo. Some Rights Reserved.
As a child, I learned that one must not speak of politics and religion in polite company. The Read More...

Nov 27 2017

Is there still room for Biomechanics in Pilates?

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Photo: “wejumping” by briiiiiiiiin. Some rights reserved.
We have been hearing about Biomechanics everywhere these days it seems, like it’s the latest buzz Read More...

Oct 11 2017

I have the best job in the World.

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I LOVE MY JOB! I am that person on Monday morning that jumps out of bed, dances while getting ready Read More...

Jul 31 2017

Stack your Boxes: Strategies for standing and walking

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"Boxing" by Les Chatfield. Some rights reserved.
One of the most common physical complaints clients bring to us is pain in their back and knees when Read More...

Sep 22 2016

Between the cues: The magical sound of silence

Whether you are teaching a private session or group classes, there are so many moving parts to Read More...

May 27 2016

Do you see what I feel?

Posture & Pain by Beth Scupham.
Have you ever wondered why a client says that they feel straight when they look completely out of Read More...

May 19 2016

Cueing the Breath: A Blessing and A Curse

"Just Breathe" by Alicia Chenaux.
One of the quintessential Pilates Principles is Breathing. Seems like an obvious task, but amazingly a significant challenge for many, especially with the amount of focus asked of them in a typical Pilates session. Read More...

Apr 13 2016

The Core: Function over Fashion

Bronce 2 by MandoBarista.
Core Stability continues to be all the rage in the fitness and medical field. As Pilates Read More...

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ReActive Practitioners have extensive training and experience working with many structural and functional conditions, including...

  • Posture/Gait Imbalances
  • Hip Instability/Mobility Issues including pre-/post-operative care for hip scope and replacement
  • Shoulder Instability/Mobility Issues including frozen shoulder, rotator cuff imbalances/injuries, pre-/post-operative care for shoulder replacement
  • Spine Issues (Spinal Stenosis, pre- & post-operative care for discectomy, laminectomy, spinal fusion, DDD, ankylosing spondylitis, spondylolisthesis, disc bulges/herniations – Post-rehab)
  • Knee Instability/Mobility Issues including Patellar Femoral Syndrome, pre-/post-operative care for knee scope and replacement
  • Scoliosis – Functional & Structural
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia/Osteoporosis
  • Pre- & Post-natal including diastasis recti, C-Section, SIJ pain/pelvic instability and dysfunction
  • Low, Mid- & Upper back pain (incl Core Stabilization/Muscle Recruitment issues)
  • Muscular Recruitment/Patterning Issues including habitual compensations, faulty recruitment/patterns
  • Chronic conditions – Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, chronic pain syndromes, MS, etc
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Standing & Walking stability issues including balance issues, leg discrepancy, neurological disorders (ie stroke)
  • Functional Movement Issues (ie difficulty performing movements of everyday life ie sit-stand, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, managing stairs, etc)
  • Sport-Specific Training (golf, tennis, cycling, climbing, swimming, running, education for safer and more effective gym training, etc)
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