Why Warmup is Important

Why Warmup is Important

A funny thing happened the other day. I was teaching the osteoarticular (very specific joint) warmup, as I almost always do before anything, even Pilates….because of how much better all my clients feel after. I mean, they really do, and what makes me especially proud...
What is Myofascial Stretching?

What is Myofascial Stretching?

Myo=muscle  Fascial=fascia Fascia is the fibrous connective tissue that is just about everywhere in the body.  It surrounds every muscle muscle fiber, tendon, bone, blood vessel and nerve fiber in order to give the body its shape and  structure and connectivity....
POSTURE: Why it’s important

POSTURE: Why it’s important

I’ve been annoying my whole family lately by constantly correcting their posture.  I can’t help it, it’s what I do. I teach Pilates and ELDOA, and I can’t stand to see anyone I love compressing their spine!  Ouch! It doesn’t just make you look better, it’s...
Cold Weather + Your Spine

Cold Weather + Your Spine

Winter is here, and the change in weather takes a toll on the body for sure! The cold, dry air can affect your sinuses, your bones, muscles, circulation and energy levels. Have you ever considered how the cold weather affects your spine? I’ve got a few very simple...
The Pelvis and how it affects the rest of the body

The Pelvis and how it affects the rest of the body

I think of fall as a “back to school” time even if I’m not actually in school. I always like to either take a class in a new skill or at least read a book about a new topic. And that’s what I did! I just got back from another ELDOA training where we learned all...