Do you suffer from sleepless nights? Do you often toss in turn attempting to find that perfect spot where you can rest and the pain in or around shoulder or neck will finally, finally stop? One simple solution may be the position of your humerus and scapula. When you lie on your side your humerus… More healthy hint: pillow talk
Buff Bones®: Osteoporosis in Depth with Rebekah Rotstein! Join Rebekah Rotstein, osteoporosis expert and creator of the Pilates for Buff Bones® DVD for Buff Bones®: Osteoporosis in Depth, an essential component in continuing education for all Pilates instructors. The impact of osteoporosis is ubiquitous; it is the cause of bone fractures for 1 in 2… More kinectED – Buff Bones®: Osteoporosis-in-Depth
Meet Molly! This magnificent instructor has joined Kinected’s staff and she recently answered a few fun Qs for this month’s instructor spotlight. Here’s the scoop: Fave muscle? So many beautiful ones to choose from! I don’t know if I have a favorite, but lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the multifidi and rotatores. They… More Instructor Spotlight: Molly MacGregor
Texting is a deeply ingrained part of our lives. However, it increasingly impacts our posture in a negative way. When at all possible, integrate in these suggestions when you use your phone. Sit up on your ischial tuberosities (sit bones) evenly. Place your back against a wall or even surface utilizing the wall as feedback… More healthy hint: ergonomic texting
Read on as our mentor program participant, Stefanie Gordon, shares her first post as a mentee. Stay tuned for more posts & her in-house presentations at kinected! I went on my first real run in 8th grade. I wanted to play field hockey when I began high school because the field hockey players had cute… More mentor program spotlight: why do I run?
Planning on shoveling snow this season? First things first: If you have any type of heart condition, please check with your physician first. Secondly, warm up. Yes, warm up before shoveling. Not familiar with the ‘ole snow shoveling prelude? Here’s our take: Stretch out your hamstrings. Gently stretch one leg at a time while lying… More healthy hint: digging deep
Movement, Stability, Coordination—get your anatomy in motion with our upcoming kinectED workshop with Laurice Nemetz! Anatomy Trains offers skills that you can use to see your clients more clearly and work more effectively. In this workshop, held over Valentine’s Day weekend at kinected (can you feel the love?!) you will also learn: How the body… More kinectED: Anatomy Trains for Movement Professionals
Meet our new mentor student: Stefanie Gordon! kinectED’s mentor program, 6-9 months long, is designed to be an immersive mentorship for Pilates professionals designed to help certified instructors blossom into gifted and dedicated teachers. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, Stefanie earned her B.A. at the University of Delaware and her M.A. at NYU. She fell… More kinectED mentor program spotlight
We are full of gratitude for each and every member of the kinected community and this season we’re paying the love forward. It’s our 7th year partnering with St. Peter’s Food Pantry, which distributes much-needed meals to those in need in our neighborhood. Bring in 5 non-perishable items* and take community mat class for free (now… More Our 7th annual Food Drive!
Don’t miss our next kinectED with studio director Matt McCulloch: Choreography Intensive – Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector and Small Barrel. Expand your exercise repertoire with this choreography intensive, which will give you knowledge and confidence to incorporate the barrel and chair into your every day programming and special populations. In this workshop, you… More kinectED: Choreography Intensive – Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector + Small Barrel