Basic Anatomy for Pilates Teachers

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Simona shares a simple and extremely useful overview of anatomy and how it relates to Pilates. While Joe Pilates did not use anatomical terms when teaching clients, it's clear that he studied anatomy extensively and even posed for Anatomical Charts. Simona uses a skeleton here to demonstrate how Pilates benefits our anatomy, for instance why we stand with our feet in a ‘V’ in Pilates or what it looks like when the knee is hyperextended, Visit Simona at her studio The Art of Control at SUNY Purchase.

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4 Comments

  1. hzjuls 7 months ago

    You make it so easy! A THOUSAND THANKS!
    Bless you,
    Julie

  2. nycred 4 years ago

    Brava Simona. So clear. Thank you! This will be very useful

  3. Jessica Sansone 4 years ago

    Great explanation of the neutral spine and why it’s beneficial to work the spine in different ways.

  4. hojnikova
    hojnikova 5 years ago

    What a wonderful way to explain the body and the spine.
    Loved it.
    More please.
    Tina

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