Some interesting news shared with you from the latest Balanced Body newsletter.
Lolita San Miguel has written an inspiring piece. In Pilates Pedagogy – the Art and Science of teaching ‘the Method’ she talks about the joys of teaching teachers and the importance of continuing your learning. I agree wholeheartedly with her sentiments, “Those that say they know, know nothing.”
Pilates and knee injuries by Dane Cook, Physio and PMA gold certified is an interesting contribution outlining his Pilates program for a client with medial mensicus tear. ”After two months of Pialtes exercises focused on strengthening the muscles around the knee and stabilizing the hip, John was back to full function without limitations.”
Finally the gorgeous Nora St John and her work with older clients. The Perfect exercise for your older members , written by Nora St. John and Daniel Wilson. This piece was also in Onsite Fitness Magazine so has reached a broader audience than just us. “Also make sure each session contains a balance of exercises. As an example, sessions can include some flexion work (if appropriate), but should also balance out with range-of-motion exercises for hip extension and thoracic spine extension, both of which are essential for good postural alignment. ”
A great overall article highlighting important things to consider when working with this population.