Abdominal Scoop

The Abdominal Scoop is the tightening or scooping feeling of pulling your belly in towards your spine in order to support your low back. It is most often used when a person is lying prone and is trying to lift the belly off the mat to support the spine and move into...

The Pilates core muscles explained

This video goes into more details into explaining the Pilates core muscles. Zeina a. Grifoni, MPT tries to give Pilates teachers and Pilates practitioners a understanding of the anatomy of the core muscles. According to the PMA core muscles include: Deep abdominals...

The Core Muscles

This Pilates Core Muscles video is an excerpt from the Pilates For Rehab course presented by Zeina A. Grifoni, MPT, and  Synergy+ Physical Therapy and Pilates Studio. There is a diverse range of muscles that have been coined core muscles. According to the PMA core...