If your residence is primarily in the Northeast, your swim time is compressed seasonally. This means that for those who love to swim, you’ll overdo it the first few times you get your opportunity to be aqua man or aqua woman, which increases your likelihood for injury. And swimmer’s shoulder can be painful. An easy… More healthy hint: summer swim
Meet Kristen! Check out our spotlight on the fabulous Kristen Rizzuto, kinected instructor & professional dancer! Preferred prop: Squishy ball! Gurdy ball! Overball! Whatever it’s called, I love it. It’s such a versatile little dude! You can easily change its size & stick it anywhere. Suddenly you have a device capable of increasing proprioception and… More instructor spotlight: Kristen Rizzuto!
This month, instead of honing in on just a specific joint, we’re zooming out to look at improving overall posture. Check out our coordinating modifications of the month below…they just happen to be travel-sized to take care of your bod no matter where summer takes you.
With FAMI 2016 right around the corner, we’re collecting testimonials from those who’ve got a lotta love for the 4-day anatomy immersion workshop. Hear Dr. Mark Klion’s thoughts here:
FAMI 2016 is only a few days away! Check out what Elliot Fishbein, PT, OCS, CFMT, FAAOMPT has to say about his experience with the 4-day anatomy immersion workshop.
Often Pilates mat classes need an added boost, so we’re thrilled to offer up Prop Intensive for our upcoming kinectED workshop. Join Teacher Trainer and Kinected Education manager, Stephanie Bittner, as she takes you through this intensive prop introduction. Participants will come away from this workshop with a full tool box of skills and choreography… More upcoming kinectED: Prop Intensive!
Spreading the FAMI love! The one and only Pilates goddess herself, Kelly Kane, gave us a bit of insight into her experiences with the Functional Anatomy for Movement and Injuries (FAMI) workshop. Check out her video below! Inspired to sign up for this year’s workshop: July 21-24, or want to know more? Go here or… More FAMI testimonials: Kelly Kane
Check out the inner workings of this month’s joint, key in locomotion… The transverse tarsal joint is actually a combination of the following two joints: 1. Talocalcaneonavicular joint: This synovial joint is formed between the talus and the calcaneus and the navicular bones. It’s stabilized by the plantar calcaneonavicular ligament. 2. Calcaneocuboid joint: Another synovial… More june’s joint of the month: transverse tarsal
As we gear up for another highly-anticipated FAMI workshop, we reached out to some distinguished teachers and practitioners for their perspective on FAMI and its lingering effects. See what master teacher Madeline Black, author of Centered: Organizing the body through kinesiology,movement theory and Pilates techniques had to say: “Studying through seeing, touching the body in… More FAMI Alum Fun: Madeline Black
For this month’s healthy hint month, we’re turning to a recent article in The Upshot via the New York Times, written by Aaron E. Carroll. Last year, I wrote a column arguing that evidence shows that diet, not exercise, is the key to weight loss. Since then, I have been troubled at how some readers… More healthy hint: use exercise to cure what ails you