Posts by Betsy Walker

How to Play Better Golf- Spinal Rotation

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Core Align Pilates, Golf, Pilates, Spinal Mobility | 0 comments

How do you play better golf if your spine does not rotate? If you are new to golf or want to improve your golf swing why not include some body basics in your golf basics.  Are you looking to improve your game, whether it be golf, tennis, baseball, hockey, basketball or skiing,  spinal movement is essential for rotational sports. Notice the natural curves in the diagram. Have someone take a picture of you standing from the side. Is your head forward of your shoulders, does you low back have a big curve or is it flat? Does your spine need a tune up?  Keeping your spine moving is crucial to maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. *If you are experiencing pain or...

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How To Play Golf Better

Posted by on Jun 1, 2013 in Core Align Pilates, Golf | 0 comments

  Are You Considering Golf Lessons this summer? Do you want to learn to play golf better with some basic golf exercise routines? Golf and rotational sports such as baseball and tennis are whole body sports which require in my opinion, the whole body training methods of pilates and corealign. Join me in this summer long series of looking at the components and requirements of a powerful and fluid golf swing. I will empower you to rotate your spine with less effort and uncoil it with power. Do your neck and shoulders suffer from your golf? Learn how to find strength and mobility through the shoulders- your neck will love you for it. How would it be to have more core...

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Pilates for Athlete’s Shoulder Mobility and Golfers

Posted by on May 18, 2013 in Balanced Body, Core Align Pilates, Golf, Mobility, Shoulder | 0 comments

I love using the Orbit board for golfers and would add some shoulder blade mobility  exercises before the one shown of this video to warm up. Improve your golf swing with these and more great shoulder exercises.  Contact me for a FREE consultation.  I am located at Orchard and Buckley Road Centennial, Colorado, 80015.   Please Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new...

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Pilates Can Provide Better Pelvic Control for Golfers

Posted by on May 16, 2013 in Balanced Body, Core Align Pilates, Golf, Lower Back, Pelvic Stability, Pilates | 0 comments

Pelvic control will prevent lower back injury   Pelvic control is very important for golf in terms of finding power behind the swing as well and follow through. It goes without saying that good strength and mobility in this area will prevent lower back injury. Please contact me for a FREE 30 minute consultation to discuss Golf activities, other sports interest, strengthening, rehab, or other Pilates questions.   Please Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new...

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Ron Fletcher Pilates Conference sheds light on the history of Pilates and its evolution

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Events | 0 comments

Pilates Shared Traditions Panel Discussion Having been filled with information, inspiration and wisdom after a day of workshops, our day ended with an unprecedented and history making event. Thanks to Kyria Sabin, of Fletcher Pilates we were privileged to hear a panel discussion with master teachers from almost every Elder’s lineage. The panel consisted of Brett Howard, Amy Alpers (Romana Kryzanowska), Michele Larson (Eve Gentry), Deborah Lesson & Jillian Hessel (Carola Trier), Cara Ressser & Blossom Leilani Crawford (Kathy Grant), Kyria Sabin & Diane Severino (Ron Fletcher.) Moderated by founder of Pilates Anytime, Kristi Cooper, this fun and lively...

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