The Art of Teaching Movement

Instructor teaching a client how to perform Swan on Pilates Chair
Learning is about layering information. At first pass, we gather an initial understanding- maybe we grab onto a few facts and we think we “know” the material. However- at what point do we truly “get it”? Insight Pilates believes we can always deepen our understanding of a movement- each time we come to practice Pilates we can gather new insights. Every day we can learn something new. There is great value in the educational process of learning movement. If your goal is mastery of self in movement or mastery of teaching movement to your client- Insight Pilates is your resource. In this Blog, Insight Pilates discusses the biomechanics of the exercise in terms of joint action and planes of movement. Then we go beyond biomechanics and discuss what can you be feeling while you are doing the movement? What movement concepts will help you better execute the move from the correct chain of muscle engagement? Continue reading “The Art of Teaching Movement”