Temescal Pilates & Bodywork

Jen Rock Climb - Rockridge

“When the body gets working appropriately, the force of gravity can flow through.  Then, spontaneously, the body heals itself.”    – Ida Rolf   Location […]



Though it’s changed so much since Mr. Pilates first created it, The Pilates Method is still a comprehensive exercise and rehabilitation program. German born, Mr. […]



“The yoga practice supports us in our impulse to know ourselves, to discover who we authentically are…. Yoga takes us below the surface of all […]

Hanna Somatic Education


Thomas Hanna 1928-1990 Hanna Somatic Education is fundamentally neuromuscular education. It deals with chronic pain patterns. It is directly involved with the voluntary motor system via a first […]

Aston Kinetics


Judith Aston Aston-Patterning is a blend of movement education, structural bodywork, exercise prescription, and ergonomics.  The cornerstone of this method is understanding functional movement–everyday movement […]

The Franklin Method


Eric Franklin The Franklin Method bases its’ core teaching on three simple things that we all share as humans: We relate to gravity in posture […]

The Feldenkrais Method®


Moshe Feldenkrais 1904-1984 The Feldenkrais Method® is a form of somatic education developed by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais. It uses gentle movement and directed attention to improve […]

The Alexander Technique


Frederick Matthius Alexander 1869-1955 A common definition of The Alexander Technique: The re-education of the use of self. “The Alexander Technique is primarily concerned with […]

Advanced thinking is the distinction of doing what is actually good for you vs. just doing something you think you should be doing. Advanced thinking, you learn, is about the process. It's not about just doing something with your body.
Wendy LeBlanc Arbuckle