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 … Read more about “Un-Stick” the Scapulae to Stabilize

It's all over the news. Pro athletes have discovered what others have known for years—Pilates works. Pacific Northwest Pilates co-owner and Lead STOTT PILATES Instructor Trainer, Leslie Braverman, takes a closer look three reasons why Pilates makes it to the big leagues. Lebron James (pro … Read more about Three Reasons Professional Athletes Turn to Pilates

Squish the what?! Melanie provides precautions, tips and her favorite exercise-of-choice to center the glenohumeral joint for clients with shoulder joint instability, a history of dislocations and/or pain, clicking and popping in the … Read more about Shoulder Joint Instability

When Anterior Femoral Head Syndrome is present, it can relate to a thoracic alignment issue or pelvis twist, or even an overworking hamstring muscle.  Melanie Byford-Young focuses on actively reseting and adding to your awareness when working with this … Read more about Anterior Femoral Head Syndrome

Put a new spin on great pelvic control and balance with this Melanie Byford-Young tip for high level clients.  Ready those deep rotators, glutes, and abdominals for an intense challenge.https://player.vimeo.com/video/620102099?h=b037cdfb15  … Read more about A New Spin on Gluteals

Asymmetrical dysfunctions in the body can be caused by a number of conditions.  Today Melanie Byford-Young takes a case-study approach with guest star client, Mary, who suffers from arthritis in one knee.  With this bi-lateral and uni-lateral flex band series on reformer, Melanie shares her secrets … Read more about Arthritis & Knees

Often therapists spend time focused on strength and range of motion post hip replacement, but quick reaction time, alignment, and preparing the body for multiple loading techniques is just as important. Prepare the body for a variety of loading and perturbation. Life is lived in all the colors of … Read more about Hip Replacement & Restoring Balance in Hip Extension

Successfully bridge the gap between therapeutic exercises and skill acquisition with confidence as Melanie Byford-Young progresses through the phases of optimal hip extension in this episode. Clients with poor hip extension can do therapeutic exercises and achieve results, but to retain tread on a … Read more about Therapeutic Exercise Vs. Skill Acquisition