Understanding the cerebellum and the critical role it plays in movement

Understanding the cerebellum and the critical role it plays in movement What makes the cerebellum so interesting? The cerebellum plays a vital role in coordinating movement, maintaining balance, learning new skills, and fine-tuning motor activity. It is because of this “little brain” that activities like riding a bicycle or swimming become second nature to us.…

Body Harmonics instructors land key roles on ONETV’s The Pilates Pupil

Body Harmonics instructors land key roles on ONETV’s new Pilates TV show—Pilates, movement and exercise enjoy resurgence post-pandemic Back in June 2022, when Zoomer Media producer Kevin Craig was looking for certified Pilates teachers for a new “fitness” show on ONETV, who could have predicted that three Body Harmonics teachers would go on to ace…

PD Part 2: Innovative Pilates & Movement programming for people with Parkinson’s Disease

If you haven’t yet read Part 1 of our PD series, you can find it here. Although there is currently no way to correct the brain changes that cause Parkinson’s disease, we know that exercise can help fight the disease and that staying healthy can help reduce setbacks that make living with PD more challenging.…

PD Part 1: Living better with Parkinson’s Disease through Pilates & Movement

According to the World Health Organization, “Disability and death due to Parkinson’s disease are increasing faster than for any other neurological disorder. The prevalence of PD has doubled in the past 25 years. Global estimates in 2019 showed over 8.5 million individuals with PD.”i Many people, including Pilates and movement professionals, are unaware of this…