I'm excited to share my newest hire with you: Jenae Adams! Jenae comes to us after a career as a dancer and years spent in the fitness and movement space. She is a certified trainer, nutrition specialist, and a sports performance specialist, and is also a comprehensively trained Pilates instructor ... [ Read On ]
Welcome, Christie Schenk!
I'm excited to welcome a Pilates instructor with a unique voice and passion to Spiral Spine, Christie Schenk. For over 20 years Christie has been a nurse working with patient care experience in a variety of specialties including surgical nursing, pediatrics, and physical rehabilitation. At Spiral ... [ Read On ]
Welcome Larsen Buck!
I'm excited to introduce you to my newest teacher, Larsen Buck. Larsen initially came to Spiral Spine as a dancer and scoliosis client. Through her work she fell in love with Pilates as a form of movement that promotes health, strength, and confidence, which lead her to become a teacher. You'll fall ... [ Read On ]
How to Use a Scoliometer to Plan a Lesson
This blog is part of the Analyzing Scoliosis series, which is designed to teach movement practitioners how to work confidently with clients who have scoliosis. To start at the first post in the series, go here. My book, Analyzing Scoliosis*, which covers the topics in this series in more depth (as ... [ Read On ]
Usain Bolt, the Fastest Man in the World has Scoliosis
One of my favorite living people with scoliosis is Usain Bolt. Talk about not letting scoliosis hold you back! I have to admit I’m a total Olympics junky and have rooted for Usain throughout the last 15 years. Over 10 years ago, during one of the summer Olympics, I was teaching a regular weekly ... [ Read On ]
Scoliosis and Pregnancy: Facts and Myths
There are many myths surrounding the topic of scoliosis and pregnancy. Let’s look at some of the top ones, and then I’ll share recommendations based on research, my own two pregnancies, and those of the many scoli clients I've worked with. (If you're interested in learning more about how to take ... [ Read On ]