Category Archives: Fascial Fun

  • Lower Body Spiral Initiating rotation from the lower body

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Generating sequential rotation via the lower body Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or at […]…

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  • Upper Body Spiral Initiating rotation from the upper body

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Generating sequential rotation via the upper body Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or at […]…

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  • Awareness of the Anterior/Posterior Oblique Slings

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Saw variation on the reformer Focusing on Anterior/Poterior Slings Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, […]…

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  • Fascial Flossing for the Hips: Dynamic Strengthening of the Hip

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Strengthen the muscles around the hip through focused movement and positioning. Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here! Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, on […]…

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  • The Pilates Show Mondays! – Springy Legs

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Fascial Fitness SHOWNOTES For info on our live Fascial workshops click here. Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or at the Forum!…

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  • The Pilates Show! – Running on Empty

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Ribbit Rejuvenation work/ menopause Maintenance SHOW NOTES: For info on our live Fascial workshops click here. To host a Fascial workshop at your studio click here. Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear […]…

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  • The Pilates Show Mondays! – Monkey Arms

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Fascial Fitness SHOWNOTES For info on our live Fascial workshops click here. Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or at the Forum!…

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  • The Pilates Show! – Smartspine & Micro Movement

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! In this episode, Jen gets into some more Fascial Fitness… SHOW NOTES: Find info on SmartSpine products here. Find info on Marie José Blom’s workshops here. Find info on the overball used in this episode here. Have a question you’d like […]…

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  • The Pilates Show! – Creative Arm Work

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! In this episode, Jen shows off some arm work! SHOW NOTES: Find info on Jennifer’s Hand Mechanics workshop here. Find info on Casey’s Practical Release workshop here. See lots of free videos on Release Work here. Have a question you’d like […]…

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  • The Pilates Show! – Creative Footwork

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! In this episode, Jen gets into a little fancy footwork! SHOW NOTES: Find info on the overball used in this video here. See a promo video on Jen’s Fascial Fitness workshop here. Find info on the SmartSpine Globe here. Find info […]…

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  • The Pilates Show Mondays! – Cupping in the Bath & Shower

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! In this episode, Jen finds a way to work the fascia in the tub! SHOW NOTES: Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you! Comment below, on Facebook, Twitter, or at the […]…

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  • The Pilates Show! – Preventing Sensorial Dampening

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! In this episode, Jen continues on her Fascial Fitness Quest! SHOW NOTES: Find information on the overball used in this video here. Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you! Comment below, […]…

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  • The Pilates Show! – Exploratory Micro Movements

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! In this episode, Jen digs into some Fascial Fitness. SHOW NOTES: You can find more information on Lesley Powell’s workshops here. You can find the article mentioned in this episode here. Find information on Correct Toe spacers here. Find information on […]…

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  • The Pilates Show! – Your Inner Ninja and Stair Climbing

    In this episode, Jen creeps stealthily up the stairs to pounce on your head with some Fascial fitness love and answers a question about pre-tensing for fascial movement. SHOW NOTES: Check out other posts featuring release work HERE. Check out our online workshops featuring release work HERE. See a previous episode on Scoliosis HERE. Review […]…

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  • Fascial Anatomy

    Ok, get ready. There is some mind numbing anatomy later in this post. But I want to tell you that it is all going to end up at a place where we can make sense of it. Of course for that to happen you might have to pull out 2 or 3 anatomy books.  But […]…

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  • Preparatory Counter Movement and Elastic Recoil

    In this video post I’m going to add on some exercises to continue the up training of our fascial body suit and the concept of preparatory counter movement and elastic recoil. Seated springy side bends, Kneeling arch/curl, Crab modification and open leg rocker are all offered as ways that we can build up to the […]…

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  • First Training Principle of Fascial Fitness & Preparatory Counter Movement

    I am recently back from Fascial Summer School in Ulm, Germany where I studied with top fascial researcher Robert Schleip and Fascial Fitness creator Divo Muller. These brilliant researchers have come up with 5 principles for training the fascia. I want to explore the first principle, preparatory counter movement. In this video post I’ll look […]…

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  • The Thoracolumbar Fascia

    by Jennifer Gianni I just got back from teaching a 12 hour Anatomy in Clay class in Hilton Head Is., S.C. at Core Pilates. It was a fabulous – a curious group will do that to a class. Twelve hours is never enough time and this was especially the case with this ‘hungry for knowledge’ […]…

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  • The Gazelle, the Kangaroo, and YOU 

    by Jennifer Gianni The age old standard in the science of movement and biomechanics is that muscles contract and shorten and this energy is transferred through passive tendons to create change in the joint and therefore a change in shape. And this is still true… but only for steady movement such as bicycling. In movements […]…

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  • The Fascial School

      I am just back from an awe inspiring and life changing educational experience in Germany at Ulm University where the 3rd Fascial Summer School took place. A group of only 75 of us that included medical professionals , researchers, body workers and movement therapists were in attendance. We had the incredible privilege of sitting […]…

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