Published on 30 December 2015
Zygapophyseal joints are located in the posterior part of spine. They are also known as facet joints or Z joints, typically to avoid difficult medical terminology.
Published on 22 October 2015
The xiphoid process is the smallest and most inferior region of the sternum, or breastbone. At birth it is a thin, roughly triangular area of cartilage that slowly ossifies into a bone and fuses with the body of the sternum.
Published on 12 October 2015
As Pilates teachers we try to teach the Pilates principles so that our clients/class participants not only adopt them during the class or session but also take them on board and adopt them in their everyday lives and activities, such as walking.
Published on 28 September 2015
The vertebral column, also known as the spine or the spinal column, is an amazing structure. It is composed of a series of bones known as vertebrae which are stacked on top of each other.
Published on 14 September 2015
During the warm-up or preparation phase of a Pilates class there are certain key exercises and positioning exercises that assist in warming up muscles and joints.