I became interested in Pilates in 1994 when one of my college dance teachers offered a Pilates mat class. I loved it! It changed my body and improved my posture. I loved it so much that I wanted to share it with others. I was certified by Romana Kryzanowska in 1998 after completing 600 hours of training.
I was introduced to Redcord suspension training in 2007. Redcord is unique in that it uses bungee cords and slings to off-weight and support your body while you train on the unstable red ropes. This allows you to work out without pain or compensation. Redcord is suitable for all levels of fitness, from the elderly to the elite athlete. For example, you could regress a push-up by using the bungees around your pelvis or you could do a push-up with your hands and feet in the red cords.
I love the combination of Pilates and Redcord. The roll-up in the Pilates mat can be challenging for many people, but when you put someone on the Cadillac with the assistance of springs, it becomes much easier and a great way to learn how to engage your core and articulate your spine. Regress to progress seems to be the way to go, and both these systems allow you to do that.