You really, really want to attend the Scoliosis Intensive workshop at Spiral Spine Pilates, but you just can't make it in person. Don't worry, I've got your back. Here's how to replicate that experience from your own home or studio. Since the Scoliosis Intensive workshop is for both practitioners ... [ Read On ]
What are the side effects of scoliosis spinal fusion surgery?
New clients often ask what my thoughts are on scoliosis spinal fusion surgery and its side effects, because that is the only option they were given by their doctors to treat their scoliosis. I’m going to have the conversation I have with them with you. To summarize: Doctors usually don't ... [ Read On ]
A Christmas Ode to Pilates
Many people turn to Pilates for lower back pain relief. That was not my journey. This Christmas in particular, I am thankful for my unique Pilates journey because it brought me to a new career I love. I am thankful for Christmas because it launched me into my career as a Pilates instructor. More ... [ Read On ]
Small scoliosis curves – are they painful?
It is easy to imagine how large scoli curves can wreak havoc on one’s body, but many people are unaware of how small scoliosis curves can be just as physically and emotionally painful. I wrote in The Beautiful Scoliotic Back that bodies like balance. So, any deviation, even a small one, (i.e. small ... [ Read On ]
My Scoli Rant: Stop the Mistruths!
My Scoli Rant: Stop the Mistruths! I'm angry, and here's why: A few months ago, the blog Hollywood Homestead posted one of the best articles I’ve seen about scoliosis and nutrition. I’ve been doing my share of research on the topic and was thrilled to see that someone else came up with the ... [ Read On ]
How Do I Make My Scoliosis Better?
That's the most frequent question I'm asked; a variation of "What can I specifically do to help my scoliosis get better?" As you can imagine, everyone's bodies and scoli are different. There is no 'one size fits all' approach or set of magic exercises that are right for everyone. For this reason, ... [ Read On ]