Overuse Injuries

We are all prone to overuse injuries. My Pilates teaching career started at a physical therapy practice in 1990.  Majority of our clients were journalists suffering with Repetitive Stress Injuries due to overuse injuries on computers.  The typewriter offered some...

Deeper Dives: a free event with Balanced Body with Lesley Powell

With our overuse of our devices, many of us are having discomfort with our hands, wrists and forearms. By improving function and movement of our hands, wrists and forearms, our health and our pilates workout can be improved. Using the pilates repertory we will add a...

Bet Back

There are simple movements that are necessary for daily function.  The best example is walking. The pelvis and upper spine need to be able to sequence in tiny movements of figure 8.  With our sitting so much, we are losing this beautiful actions in our bodies. ...

Anatomy Dances: How Understanding Space Changes your Practice

A suspension bridge is a phenomenal way of stretching steel as wires for strength.  Strength increases because a flexible bundle of steel wires are stronger than a solid steel bar.   We can do this with our bodies.  Finding counter tensions three dimensionally is a...

Embodied Anatomy Reformer:  Hippiness to the Knee w. Lesley Powell

Embodied Anatomy Reformer:   Hippiness to the Knee w. Lesley Powell This is a three week reformer class exploring the connection between the pelvic floor, the hips and the knee.  This workshop can be either live at Space Pilates or online. 3 Fridays February 4-18,...