Posts Tagged ‘Fascia’
Find Spatial Medicine at Performance Pilates & Fascia
In this recent podcast, Karin Locher, founder of the Centre for Spatial Medicine explains what fascia is, how we benefit from being aware of it, and what happens to our fascia when we endure stress or trauma…physically and emotionally. The conclusion of the podcast will have you thinking “this would be great for everybody!” In…Read More
Does Muscle Soreness Define a Good Workout?
Not to be cliche, but I thought I would talk about this as we near New Year’s Resolution time. Is the quality or success of your workout determined by how sore your muscles are afterwards? A good workout should make you feel strong, energized, and at peace with yourself, instead of exhausted, sore or injured. Soreness is…Read More
Are You Comfortable In Your Own Skin?
We wear clothes that make us feel attractive, confident, and comfortable…or not. We have stretchy and loose, or tight and restricting clothing…the later sometimes requires uncomfortable cute shoes. You probably wouldn’t want to go for a run or have a Pilates workout in the tight uncomfortable clothes because they would restrict movement. Being comfortable in your…Read More
Pilates Consumers: Why Performance Pilates?
A blog by Performance Pilates Co-Owner, Cody Robbins You get a team of qualified instructors with combined 40+ years of experience Personal attention Small equipment classes Mat classes Private sessions Classes are approximately an hour long. Correction with direction. We make sure you are doing the exercises correctly and safely for your body. A fascial…Read More
Thank God for Helmets & Tensegrity
A Blog by Cody Robbins – Co-Owner: Performance Pilates- I recently competed in a horse show and did well! I was Champion in my Schooling Jumper Division on Saturday, and could have been on Sunday. In the throws of competition I wanted to out do myself on Sunday and it didn’t go quite as well. I…Read More
Pilates Trains “Resilience”
I quote Thomas Myers, author of the Anatomy Trains, talking about healthy fascia saying “If you think of children, they bounce. If you think of grandma, she doesn’t bounce.” Thomas Myers was talking about how our fascia (connective tissue) is healthy and hydrated when we are young and slowly dries out as we age. “…Our…Read More
Fascia Blog: Anatomy Trains
To understand Anatomy Trains you must first understand Fascia. Fascia is the connective, web-like tissue under the skin. It covers the entire body like a spider man suit, encases the muscles, organs, muscle fibers, nerves and bones. Myofascia relates to the fascia surrounding and separating muscle tissue (muscle – fascia). Specifically, there are twelve myofascia…Read More
What is Fascia?
“Fascia” is a word you will be seeing and hearing more and more. If I told you that movement could become next to effortless, or that you wouldn’t feel exhausted or as sore after your workout or practicing your “sport”, would you believe me? That is what I’m finding from my own personal experiences practicing…Read More