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Pilates for neurological disorders: best kept secret at Body Harmonics

Over the last 15 years Body Harmonics has offered specialized mat-based exercise for people with neurological disorders, namely Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s. Currently, we offer three classes each week at different levels. Once class, called Neuro-Active, includes resistance-based sequences using the Pilates Springboard machine. We have deliberately kept the program intimate and word of mouth…

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Spine Extension Breathing

Invigorating Pilates Class Plan for Arthritis

More than 50 million adults and 300,000 children have some type of arthritis. Common symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion. Although movement can be painful and uncomfortable for those with Arthritis, it’s important to keep joints mobile. As Pilates instructors, this is something we can help with. Here’s a Pilates class plan…

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Pilates for Arabesque

Pilates Reformer Exercise Progression for Arabesque with Attitude

It’s such a rush when you can teach an advanced exercise and have your Pilates students do it successfully. At Body Harmonics, our signature Progressive Sequences help build movement up effectively. You can use them on any piece of Pilates equipment. The Progressive Sequences will give you a roadmap to work with so your students are successful…

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