Other stories by PT

  • Tools of the Trade

    Kickboards and peanuts can be used for so much more than swim training.

  • Balance of Power

    What we generally refer to today as the “core,” Joseph Pilates called the “powerhouse.”

  • Rut-Busters

    The easiest thing about working out is how easy it is to get bored. Repetitive workouts such as following the same cardio and strength routines, the same swim patterns or the same yoga class, can bore the mind and also become less stimulating, and therefo

  • Starting a Movement

    Cynthia Bialek has worked for years translating yoga into an aquatic environment.

  • Pain Relief

    Symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), a condition characterized by chronic and often debilitating pain of muscles and fibrous tissues, may be eased by regular participation in aquatic exercise

  • Pool of Experts

    More than 70 years after Joseph Pilates introduced his revolutionary exercise ideas to the world, clinicians began to wonder if those ideas wouldn’t translate nicely into the water.

  • Checking Into Pre-hab

    Working in the water with elderly clients, whether for rehabilitation, wellness or ?pre-habilitation,? has shown me that these most fragile members of our population need and deserve to work with well-trained aquatic therapists.

  • Trust Falls

    For many people, falls are a constant threat. And because of this looming concern, people rein in their movements. They stop risking normal tasks such as climbing the stairs, or walking down a steep driveway, or picking up items off the floor.

  • Finding Balance

    Imagine London, circa 1950

  • Back in the Game

    Late-night television is inundated with products designed to bring buff abdominals to the flabby masses.