There's more to keeping a healthy back and painfree back than simply core strength. For sure, core strength is one element but there is SO much more that's important for us to understand. There's Alignment, Posture, and Decompression of the spine, all of which are included in the Pilates Method of body conditioning. The spine also needs a balance of flexibiity, stability, and movement in all planes. Joseph Pilates was well ahead of his time when he designed his method!
Pilates is a gentle but challenging type of exercise that is guided by a trained instructor and that focuses on building core strength, balancing muscles, and improving posture. There are numerous well-known benefits of practicing Pilates, but there is also evidence that this is a good type of exercise for mesothelioma and other cancer patients.
Sunni Almond has an interesting story to tell about how she got started in Pilates and the unique path that she has taken with the work. Hear how she integrates Pilates Avatar into her home studio and why she’s excited to share it with her customers.
Meet Erica Walters! Erica owns a Pilates studio in Louisville, Kentucky and her story about how she got started and what led her to Pilates Avatar is one of faith, confidence and a sheer love of Pilates. Her determination to better understand the authentic work of Pilates coupled with a desire to make it work in her life is a story that many of us can relate to.