Psoas is at your core

As you probably know, building core strength is one of the key benefits of pilates. But what you may not know is that there is a lot more to the core muscles than the abdominal or tummy muscles. The Psoas muscle (pronounced ‘so-as’) is the epitome of the core. The spine and the muscles closest …

Psoas is at your core Read More »

Pilates, yoga, Feldenkrais or whatever – the name doesn’t really matter

“The body doesn’t care whether we call it Pilates, yoga, Alexander, Feldenkrais, Nia, Continuum—or, for that matter, washing the dishes. What it does care about is if we’re moving with awareness.” So says Wendy LeBlanc-Arbuckle, in the current issue of Pilates Style magazine. I completely agree with her. I started out doing yoga in my …

Pilates, yoga, Feldenkrais or whatever – the name doesn’t really matter Read More »