Cueing for Clients: Glute Activation

November 7, 2018

Toss out the bad eggs. Miscommunicated imagery and cues can lead clients to worse pain patterns and problems. Melanie reminds all movement professionals and therapists to use… Read more about Cueing for Clients: Glute Activation

Motor Progression: Leg Extensions on Arc Barrel

November 7, 2018

Progress your clients through the phases of cognitive, associative, and automatic motor learning theory. Our focus today is on a progression series of leg extensions using the… Read more about Motor Progression: Leg Extensions on Arc Barrel

What Can We Learn: Ab Prep

November 1, 2018

Assess and then cue. When working with clients, assessment exercises can reveal insightful information on muscle recruitment and movement tendencies. This month, Melanie takes the time to… Read more about What Can We Learn: Ab Prep

Big Toe Assessment in Single Leg Stretch

October 25, 2018

Diving toes, beware. It takes a smart and trained eye to catch unhealthy movement patterns, which can either begin proximally or distally in the body. Melanie’s assessment… Read more about Big Toe Assessment in Single Leg Stretch

Motor Progression: Rotation Prone from Chair to Arc Barrel

October 24, 2018

Put motor learning theory into practice. April’s Therapeutic Pilates segments highlight the three phases of motor learning and how to identify and progress clients to better movement… Read more about Motor Progression: Rotation Prone from Chair to Arc Barrel

Motor Progression: Stability in the Hips

October 24, 2018

Let’s take a look at the hips. Melanie Byford-Young shows how to stabilize the hips in closed chain and open chain exercises taking into consideration the three… Read more about Motor Progression: Stability in the Hips

Flip Flop Foot Tip: Summer Footwear Patterns

October 24, 2018

Summer footwear tells no lies and gives clues to consistent movement tendencies. Fling off your flops and take a tip from your bare feet in this episode… Read more about Flip Flop Foot Tip: Summer Footwear Patterns

Flip Flop Foot Tip: Summer Footwear Programming

October 24, 2018

Tease your clients toes with summer programming that counter-balances the habits of open-toed footwear. Melanie Byford-Young gives tips for strengthening the foot, ankle, and toes in this… Read more about Flip Flop Foot Tip: Summer Footwear Programming

Hip Centering: Posture and Alignment

October 24, 2018

Hip pain is a common complaint among clients and it helps if you can begin to identify posture and alignment issues that may be contributing to pain.… Read more about Hip Centering: Posture and Alignment

Hip Centering: Squish the Goo

October 24, 2018

Remember to squish the goo when it comes to preventing Anterior Femoral Head Syndrome. In this second episode, Melanie takes a client through hip centering exercises using… Read more about Hip Centering: Squish the Goo

Shoulder Centering: Scapular Isolation & Squish the Goo

October 24, 2018

Squish the Goo again. This time it’s all about finding center for your humeral head.

Restore Stability of the Neck: Neck Extensors

October 24, 2018

Just in the neck of time. The last clip in our February series takes a closer look at the neck extensors and how they affect the cervical… Read more about Restore Stability of the Neck: Neck Extensors