Scolio-Pilates® & Scoliosis Glossary

Some of the terms you might hear Karena cueing during the videos.

Sand Dune

Your convexity, in your spine. This is your sticky-outy, hump (but we don’t like to say that)

Scolio-Pilates® Sand Dunes

Tide Pool or Hollow

Your concavity, the part of your body that is softer to the touch. (those hollows in the image are specific to the person in the pictures. Please follow your imagery video to know where yours are)

Scolio-Pilates® Tide pool

Piano Keys

Imaginary piano keys in your thoracic concavity, the first key A is closest to your spine.

Scolio-Pilates® Piano Keys

Hip Glide

The direction your hips glide away from the center of your spine. (This hip glide in the image is specific to the person in the picture. Please follow your imagery video to know where yours is.)

Hip glide

River

The force flowing up your spine and helping you elongate.

Scolio-Pilates® river

Magic Diamond

Pelvic floor muscles.