WHY PILATES?

  • By wpadmin
  • Feb 5th, 2017
  • Blog

Me – Tamara Weston – Owner of T Form Pilates MY STORY Nobody is perfect. No body is perfect . . . Some people are envious of others whose legs run for miles, some want a smaller nose or thicker hair; for me it is all about the spine. When I look at someone’s back and see a straight spine, level shoulders and symmetrically placed scapulars, I think . . . I wish I had that! Welcome to the mindset of someone with scoliosis. For those who are not familiar with the term, scoliosis is curvature of the spine where…

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FINDING YOUR NEUTRAL

  • By wpadmin
  • Apr 2nd, 2016
  • Blog

The terms neutral pelvis and neutral spine are frequently heard in a Pilates studio. But what exactly is this position and why do many exercises work in this neutral zone? Neutral Pelvis is defined as a position in which the anterior superior iliac spines (hip bones) and pubic symphysis are in a horizontal plane. The term neutral spine indicates that the natural curves of the spine are present. When in a neutral spine position there should be a little bit of space between you lower back and the mat. We often refer to this neutral position as a reference point…

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