PNWP Students clear certification hurdles and acquire deep experience to become certified STOTT PILATES® instructors. Here’s what it takes to become an excellent instructor: Pacific NW… Read more about PNWP Spotlight: Road to Becoming a Pilates Pro
Improve body awareness (proprioception) and help a client learn to control their foot and simultaneously flex their hip using the unstable foam roller in a side-lying (a.k.a.… Read more about Improve Body Awareness? Steady your Sleeper.
Counter rotation of the upper thoracic from the middle and lower thoracic is a key movement required for walking, running or throwing. Here, Melanie provides a few… Read more about Counter Rotation is a Must for Good Motion
Summer is nearly here, and for many Pilates clients that means its time to start playing sports and being able to throw or control a racquet or… Read more about A Pilates Throw for Shoulder Control
Research indicates that female ballet dancers are susceptible to injuries at a young age. Yet, early assessment techniques and principles—followed by Pilates exercise— may provide valuable insight,… Read more about Key Assessments May Prevent Ballet Injuries
People with a history of lower back pain, SIJ instability, sciatic nerve pain or piriformis syndrome may come to Pilates to seek support. In this blog, we… Read more about Pilates Pros: Spotlight on the Piriformis
Pacific Northwest Pilates’ IQ of Movement Conference happens only one time a year. Don’t miss your opportunity to train with one of the best STOTT PILATES® Instructor… Read more about IQ of Movement 2023 | Annual Conference
There’s an art to observation. PNWP education students often ask how to see something that is not immediately obvious. It isn’t magic. It takes practice and experience.… Read more about Eyes Wide Open: Observation is a Pilates Art
Learn a series of exercise progressions on the Pilates Reformer to help the scapulae glide and slide along the ribcage and develop dynamic mobility and stability. … Read more about “Un-Stick” the Scapulae to Stabilize
Ever do too much and wish you could hit the reset button? Well, you can. A Pilates reset exercise is defined as any exercise that helps you… Read more about What’s Your Pilates Reset Exercise?