Embodied Anatomy Reformer:  Core has Six Limbs w. Lesley Powell

In my studies with teachers of BodyMind Centering, there is a wonderful image of the body having six limbs.  There are your two legs, two arms, head and tail for the six limbs. Another great image is naval radiation of feeling your center energized to your six limbs. ...

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...

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...