Pilates Blog: Balanced Muscle Development

Denise Small  PT, DPT In today’s Pilates’s blog, we will discuss another of the eight movement principles, Balanced Muscle Development. Using the example of the Pilates swan, we can see how both the front and back of the body are benefitting from the movement.  As we inhale and move our spines into extension, the back …

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Pilates: Variations in Footwork

By Denise Vidal In one of my first blogs, I wrote about the importance of calf muscle tone.  By stretching and strengthening the calf muscles, we not only increase the blood flow throughout the entire leg, we also allow for better ankle mobility. Healthy ankle mobility, as well proper hip joint movement, is essential for …

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