Technique Matters

PILATES-WHOLE-BODY MOVEMENT AND BREATH.

Muscle Activation of San Francisco specializes in Rehabilitative and Scolio-Pilates. We apply our contemporary understanding of the biomechanics of the human body, while keeping the integrity of classical Pilates exercises.

What sets us apart is our full understanding of the body as an integrated system.

We effectively make changes through proven methods of neuroplastic principles and retraining faulty movement patterning.

Pilates at MASF… Pilates is a system of movement based off of 6 key Principles: Control, Centering, Concentration, Precision, Breath, and Flow. Training your body for strength, balance, stability, and mobility and is beneficial for people of all fitness levels. Its vast body of work is incredibly adaptable and has been shown to be an effective form of training for the neuromuscular system.

The Process…Process…Our foundation starts with key breathing techniques to access structural and postural change. Monitoring correct alignment, proper biomechanics and muscle activation patterns, we discover what works to help you take charge of your body in new ways, allowing you to move gracefully and free of discomfort.

Who is Pilates for?… Pilates is effective for individuals anywhere from post surgery to athletes alike. Our fully equipped Pilates studio allows us to work with you even through injury. The emphasis on specificity and biomechanically correct movement has the ability to vastly improve the quality of movement in EVERYONE.

What Can Pilates do for you?…

  • Improved mind-body connection and awareness

  • Increased core strength

  • Increased balance and stability

  • Increased whole body mobility

  • Reduce muscular pain/tightness

  • Improved athletic performance