Ever notice the rhythmic quality of our breathing? The inhale usually will match the exhale in length. This is not random. The heart beats in a perfectly metrical endless pattern (until it actually does end). Even though the intake of oxygen actually creates the heart’s activity, it is the rhythmic nature of the heart’s pulse… continue reading
AND YOU DON’T MESS AROUND WITH JOE Leave The Method be! Look, if we can get ourselves to master the above-pictured exercise, we may just be following the correct school-of-thought. It’s an athletic technique people! Sure it can be used for therapuetic applications, but the goal is to rapidly move from that sphere to the… continue reading
Not to worry. What is unclear today, will make better sense tomorrow. Having a hard time figuring out the mechanics of a particular exercise? All that is required is a bit of patience and discipline to keep at it. When it comes right down to it, we need to allow the time for muscle memory… continue reading
Every so often you might listen to your body. It could be begging for attention and you don’t even know it. An ache here, a creak there. Maybe it hurts to stand up even? Your muscles need, I mean NEED daily release from the enormous daily-physical responsibilities that we all experience. Please hear the plea!!
IS IT SAFE? “Is what safe?” The health of your dental state. “How does that relate to Pilates?” It’s like this: Our teeth are in the bone family; our gums are in the muscle family. As we have learned from our study of The Method, strong muscles = strong skeleton…..so why should we not apply… continue reading