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May 19 2016

Cueing the Breath: A Blessing and A Curse

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"Just Breathe" by Alicia Chenaux. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode
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 19 2016

The Core has Your Back

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The Spine by Charles LeBlanc. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode
We have all heard the word ‘Backbone’ used to portray an image of strength or support, like when we Read More...


Apr 13 2016

The Core: Function over Fashion

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Bronce 2 by MandoBarista. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode
Core Stability continues to be all the rage in the fitness and medical field. As Pilates Read More...


Apr 24 2015

Mobility vs Stability: The Building Blocks of Biomechanics

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We go through life with little awareness of whether parts of our body are mobile or stable, until we Read More...


Oct 03 2014
Post-Natal Series: Part 2

Mummy Tummy: Exercising safely with a Diastasis Recti

How to safely modify exercises for Diastasis Recti 
Yoga Photography from Grow Soul Beautiful. Some rights reserved by AmandaD_TX.
Learn to safely exercise with Diastasis Recti, including safe modifications for popular forms of exercise, and how to find a skilled Movement Practitioner to help you correct the Diastasis once and for all. Read More...


Sep 29 2014
Post Natal Series: Part 1

Mummy Tummy: Safely moving through life with a Diastasis Recti

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"Reaching" by Jack Fussel. Some rights reserved by Jack Fussel.
Learn to safely move with a Diastasis Recti, including movements to avoid, simple modifications for exercise, and finding a skilled Movement Practitioner to help you ultimately correct the Diastasis. Read More...



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

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  • 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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