What Does The Leaning Tower of Pisa Have To Do With Solving Neck Pain?

Hey, guys! It’s Stephen here with CORE Therapy & Pilates. I wanted to go over a quick question that I got the other day from a client of mine. She came in and her head was very, very forward and looking down. She came with neck pain and wants to work on her posture and…

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A Simple Tip To Stand Tall And Relieve Back Pain…

Hey guys, it’s Stephen here. I wanted to go over something that I get asked frequently when I evaluate people and it’s a question about how to stand tall in a good posture? What I typically see with my clients on the first assessment is this lean forward onto their toes. I’m going to demonstrate…

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A Few Simple Tips To Ease Back Pain While Sitting In The Bleachers

One question I’ve been getting a lot lately is “I sit in the bleachers all day long watching my kids play sports, and my back is killing because there’s no support in the chair. How do I help this?” Right? I get it. I have two young kids, I’m watching them play sports all the…

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Does Your Kid Sit With Crappy Posture?

Hey, guys. Welcome. I want to introduce Alayna. This is our new front desk girl. She’s gonna be my guinea pig for a little example we’re gonna use today. I have not told her what we’re gonna do. I just kind of made sure she fits in the screen for what we are gonna do.…

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Learn Why You Should Be Doing Gyrotonic and Pilates!

Hey, guys. I wanted to start today with a little discussion about what Gyrotonic is and how it’s related to Pilates. I frequently get asked questions. What is Gyrotonic? Is it similar to Pilates? And so I wanted to go over a little bit of a description of the two and describe them. Pilates is…

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Gyrokinesis: The Mat Version of Gyrotonic That Can Be Done At Home!

Hey, guys. It’s Stephen here of CORE Therapy and Pilates in Austin, Texas. I wanted to go over a question I got today. Actually it was yesterday with one of my clients. It was a brand new client coming in with scoliosis, and she wanted to progress from physical therapy into our Pilates and Gyrotonic…

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5 Amazing Things You Can Do in Austin If You Did Not Have Back Pain

Austin is such an amazing city with its lakes, green spaces, music scene and fitness culture, to name a few… Cheryl & I moved here in 2004 from California, after living a year in Sonoma and 5 years in LA. California was an amazing place to live at that time in our lives, and we…

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The NFL Draft: What Did The First Round Tell Us About Sports Specialization?

The NFL draft of 2017 has come and gone and once again, teaching a valuable lesson about youth and high school sports. More specifically, Sports Specialization. Just like the Super Bowl earlier this year, I wrote a blog a few days after talking about how almost 90% of the participating athletes played multiple sports in…

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The 5 Reasons Successful Women in Austin are doing Pilates to Tone Up & Ease Pain

My name is Cheryl Dunn – a Pilates expert from Austin, Texas and in the article I would like to share with you the 5 reasons to do Pilates. Pilates is so much more than what most think it is! And it is for everyone, from men, to women, the young and the old and…

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From Fearful… to a Pilates Student… to a Pilates Instructor! What a Journey!

This is a moment in my Pilates journey that once seemed impossible…abdominal muscles engaged, pelvic floor pulling towards my belly, sitz bones heavy on the reformer, I take in a deep breathe. Feeling my diaphragm fill with air, I push through my short straps with my hands and perform the steps of my hundreds with…

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