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Guys Do Pilates, Too!

“For years I took pride in running three to six times a week, my muscular legs, speed, and endurance. Then last spring I discovered what the bump on my left shin was; a stress fracture. My doctor advised me to quit running for at least a year, if not forever. This...

What is Dry Needling?

Dry Needling is a modality in treating soft tissue dysfunction, and is virtually pain free. Integrative Dry Needling fuses needles to inoculate lesions into the soft tissues (skin, muscles, fascia, tendon and ligament, etc) to activate the healing process, resulting...

Pilates and Men

Many seem to have the wrong perception of Pilates, these classes are not just used by women Pilates are super for men too it allows you to work your entire body. Men often underestimate the Pilates classes until they walk out of their first class drenched in sweat. I...

Exercise During Pregnancy

It is of utmost importance that all people should maintain or increase their current level of physical activity. The same goes for pregnant women. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) states that although there is no reason pregnant women should...

Overcome Knee pain with Pilates

Knee pain can prevent people from being active for months, even when it has been iced, rested, and exercised to strengthen muscles around the knee. The solution to correcting the lower body alignment is with a Pilates program. Pain under the kneecap is common among...

Pilates: An Effective Rehab Tool in Physical Therapy

Pilates-integrated Physical Therapy is an excellent choice to prepare yourself for surgery as well as help you recover after  surgery.  The stronger you are going into surgery, the easier you will find your post surgical Physical Therapy. Pilates is a whole body...

Principles of Pilates: Why everyone can benefit

There has been a growing resurgence in the Pilates movement the past decade and I am often asked “What is Pilates?” The best way to describe Pilates is to describe the underlying principles.   Pilates, described as “a thinking way of moving,” is a controlled exercise...

Pilates To Stretch and Strengthen

Pilates is a universal fitness regimen that can benefit the healthy and the injured, the young and the old, and of course, men and women. Over time, chronic lower abdominal weakness and unbalanced workout routines can manifest themselves through such symptoms as back...

Pilates: Pursuing Fitness At Any Age

Our youth is an ideal time to begin a lifelong commitment to physical activity. It is a good time to really establish sound exercise habits, in terms of biomechanics and the use of muscles around the pelvis and spine. As we reach our 40’s, it is important to think...

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