Corrective Exercises Workshop

Rates per session:

Private Session

$80 per hour

$45 per half hour

Duet Session:

$45 per person per hour

$25 per person per half hour

(*Sorry, due to demand, there are no packages available).

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Pelvic Floor exercises 08/06/2021

Pelvic Floor exercises

Last week, we did some diaphragm breathing, and I talked about how this connects to the pelvic floor. I hope this video is a good refresher.

Pelvic Floor exercises I created this exercise as homework for my clients. I have made this exercise available to the public for ease of use. These are intended to be viewed by m...

Wheels for Better Alignment and Effortless Posture 06/14/2021

Wheels for Better Alignment and Effortless Posture

Wheels to improve alignment and make posture effortless. We will be discussing this in Wednesdays Pilates class and Corrective Exercise at Ability360. Hope to see you soon!

Wheels for Better Alignment and Effortless Posture Hello. I created this video for my clients as homework and discussion points in my group classes. I have made it public for ease of use. Please contact yo... 04/13/2020

Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting now

Free classes Monday and Wednesday Phoenix Time Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. Zoom Rooms is the original software-based conference room solution used around the world in board, confer... 03/16/2020

Lymphatic drainage massage: How-to guide and benefits

Kathie Kelling sent this out to me. This is what we have been working on in class the last few weeks. When health conditions cause a buildup of lymph fluid, people can use lymphatic drainage massage to get this fluid moving. In this article, we discuss the benefits of lymphatic massage and how to do it at home. 11/02/2019

Sports - Ability360 | Phoenix, AZ

Thank you to all who joined me the last two days. We have raised $600 for Daring Adventures. It was such a pleasure to see everyone and meet new friends. I will be at Ability 360 next weekend for the .
Join me on Wednesdays at 9:15 and 10:00 for more movement and fun! 5031 E. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85034 Google Map (602) 386-4566 Subscribe to our newsletter Regular Hours of Operation: Weekdays – 6:00 AM to 8:30 PM Saturday – 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Sunday – CLOSED ▸ 2019 Holiday Hours Saturday, August 31, 2019 Closed Monday, September 2, 2019 Closed Facili...


Corrective Exercises Workshop

Foot Love - learn amazing foot care techniques to loosen your lower back, hips and shoulders by addressing the fascia through your your feet. This will be 90 minutes of fun.
Cost is $25 - Cash and check are preferred. Credit must be run in advance. Contact Rene Brackney for details ($3 fee for card transactions)
There are two classes to choose from.

Friday, November 1 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. (Receive free fascia ball for attending)
5031 E Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85034
United States


Saturday, November 2 at 10:30 am to noon. (Receive a free fascia ball for attending! ) 1959 S Val Vista Road. Suite 100.5. (Door faces west and is at North side of building )

All proceeds for both classes goes to And you get a free ball with attendance!

RSVP to Rene Brackney via text or voicemail to 602-421-3763

Join me for "Foot Love" and 100% of the proceeds go to help! Also, you will get a fascia release ball and an instruction handout so you don't forget a thing! Hope you can make it!


Join me for "Foot Love" and 100% of the proceeds go to help! Also, you will get a fascia release ball and an instruction handout so you don't forget a thing! Hope you can make it! 10/05/2019

Daring Adventures

Save the Date!
Foot Love - Learn self treatment techniques for your hands and feet to make your entire body feel great!
There will be two workshops in November.
November 1 in Phoenix (Time and Location still pending)
November 2 in Mesa 10:30 am.
You will get a free massage ball with the workshop. 100% of all proceeds got to Daring Adventures ( Cost is $25 for 90 minutes. More info to follow. Please let me know if you are interested in more information. Daring Adventures is a nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of individuals with disabilities and significant life challenges through the power of outdoor recreation.


Homework#6B Double Leg Midline supine

Did this with a client with thumb pain. It reduced immediately. I did some manual work, and this is her homework. Pain gone! Stay aligned my friends!

This exercise is intended as Homework for my clients. This exercise rebalances the lower body. Works inner thighs and abs. It helps with foot, ankle, knee, h...


Strengthening your Psoas - Paula Nutting - Your Musculoskeletal Specialist

My teacher Paula Nutting demonstrates in an old video why I think everyone should start the day with a belly rub! Enjoy Paula Nutting - Your Musculoskeletal Specialist shares her experience...


How To 'Table' Bend
To hip hinge:
1. Place your feet about 12 inches apart.
2. Keep your back straight.
3. As you bend your knees, allow your pubic bone to move backward.
4. Fold over by allowing your pubic bone to slide through your legs, down and back.

Bending motion GIF


9 Things Your Feet Can Tell About Your Liver

Holy Moly! Working with people feet on a daily basis, this makes so much sense! Come to my Corrective Exercise class at 10 am next Wednesday at Ability 360 for more foot exercises! (

Take Dr. Berg's Free Keto Mini-Course: or go here: Download Keto Essentials DATA: http:...


CGPA Pilates

My first piece of equipment was the chair.

Formidável Joseph!!

#pilates #cgpapilates #josephpilates

[05/24/19]   This has been very effective lately. It's an oldie with a twist. Do this as slow as possible. Remember, the slower you go, more muscles will recruit (even the ones you thought you lost contact with) and it will require less reps. You can do 1-2 reps slowly and that will take you less than 45 seconds. Repeat hourly until you see better balanced activation. Keep all the points together.
Had a friend with chronic flop foot and this really helped to bring her gait back. She has to do this every day for a few weeks, until it isn't hard! Can be done supine or seated. Remember the contact points and going very slow are more important than range of motion. It this isn't difficult, you are not going slow enough!


Homework 6C - Seated Double Leg Midline

This video was intended as homework for my clients.This exercise is to be done in conjunction with Homework # 6B. This exercise re balances and coordinates t...



Muscles are for show, Fascia is for go?!

The Lumbodorsal Fascia is beautifully illustrated in this picture, showing the interlocking fiber arrangement of the tissue. The lumbodorsal Fascia is effectively the continued LINK of the latissimus dorsi fascia with the contralateral glute max fascia. This collagen tissue is extremely strong and due to its visco-elastic properties, it contributes to trunk extension at any angle, assuming it has been properly "loaded" or stretched. If the fascia is stretched fairly quickly (1/3 sec) it responds with an elastic recoil, amplifying the power of the erector muscles.

If we stretch slowly, we miss the elastic window for power. This would explain why a failed deadlift always takes longer to complete than a successful one.

It has been proven that the erector spinae muscles themselves can only handle approximately 50kg of load themselves before failing. Of course the world record deadlift is half a ton, so the only physical explanation is the fascia supplies the power along with intra-abdominal pressure.

From Gracovetsky, JBMT 2008:
The importance of the lumbodorsal fascia can also be demonstrated by the well-known ‘‘muscle relaxation’’ phenomenon in which the entire erectors spinae muscle shuts down when the trunk is sufficiently flexed, even while holding significant loads. Relaxation is possible because the tightened fascia takes on the lion share of the forces transmitted from the legs to the upper extremities. It is only when the trunk returning to the erect stance crosses a threshold of about 45 degrees of flexion that the fascia begins to slacken forcing the erectors’ spinae to contribute to the lift. When this switchover happens, the most difficult part of the lift has already been done and the erectors have enough residual power to take control of the posture in the near erect stance.

Simply put, the lumbodorsal Fascia is a hydraulic amplifier for lifting loads where the spine goes from flexion to extension as in deadlifting. One cannot lift the massive loads we see in powerlifting without this tissue.

Credit: Anatomy Links

#fascia #biotensegrity #crossfit #chiropractic #physiotherapy #osteopathy


Chapmans Reflexes stimulating the diaphragm

I have noticed a lot of clients stuck in limbic patterns. I have had a lot of luck with Chapmans Reflexes work. Paula Nutting is one of my favorite people. She is brilliant, kind and an amazing teacher! I look forward to learning more with her! Here is an excellent video that will help you get in touch with your breath. Testing the quality of the “core” or the trunk of your clients’/patie...


Check out my Fascia Fit class on Sunday April 28th 2019. I am so excited to share how you can include fascia training in your workouts!


Robert Schleip 'Fascia as internal sensor'

Lecture presentation from Dr. Schleip via live videostreaming within the conference on 'An Integrative Approach or medically Unexplainable Physical Symptoms ...


Robert Schleip 'Fascia as internal sensor'

An excellent example of how things are connected!

Lecture presentation from Dr. Schleip via live videostreaming within the conference on 'An Integrative Approach or medically Unexplainable Physical Symptoms ...


Push-Up Tutorial: How To Do a Perfect Push-Up

I love these guys. It is so much more difficult when doing this correctly!

[Get 16 of our best tutorials and guides to get strong using bodyweight exercises (for free):] Most tutorials teach p...


Gokhale Moment: Neck Shear 01/03/2019


Every day, we take up to 20,000 breaths and at least 10,000 steps. Walking and breathing are so ingrained in our behavior that most of us don't think of them as habits that might need changing. How we breath and move dictates our posture, good or bad. It can be the difference of moving pain free with grace or shuffling through life with aches and pains.
Next Wednesday, at Ability 360, join me for Pilates at 9:15 and Corrective Exercise Class at 10:00. We will focus on more than standing tall or pulling your shoulders back, we will work on the posture of moving and breathing. You will feel taller, more open and maybe a little sore (sorry about that!). Ability360 continues a 35-year tradition offering and promoting programs to empower people with all disabilities to take personal responsibility so that they may achieve or continue independent lifestyles within the community. The independent living philosophy states that people with disabilities sh...


Sharp Science

New findings from the 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences' are helping us better understand how the human big toe evolved, and when it began evolving into the valuable tool it is today. The study suggests that the big toe was the last part of the human foot to evolve.


How to Self-Fix Sacroiliac Joint & Low Back Pain in Doorway - Dr. Alan Mandell/Chiropractor

As I rehab after a Mountain Bike accident, I came across Dr. Mandell's Doorway SIJ release. This is pretty brilliant.

Most lower back conditions stem from the sacroiliac joints, which helps stabilize the upper torso. These joints carry most of the shear and stresses from poo... 11/09/2018

Keep Your Hips Strong to Prevent Knee Pain

So many people come in with knee pain. Here is a good article. One of the first places I look is the hip. Also the foot. Can hip weakness cause knee pain? Learn how your hip controls the position of your knee and how hip weakness may be causing your knee pain.


Easiest Flat Tummy Hacks you'll ever try (and they work!)

Lyzabeth Lopez is a holistic nutritionist. She is a little silly sometimes, but totally adorable, and her information is sound.

Start your FREE trial for my hourglass shaping FITNESS & NUTRITION APP at or search TWL in the app store. 📱 Hey guys:) There are...


When You Are About To Give Up - Motivational Video Speeches Compilation 1 HOUR

This is a great compilation of motivational speeches. It's long, so even if you just listen to it while you are going about your day. It is loaded with inspirational nuggets that will help you bring your best self with you today! It doesn't matter who you are, what you think can do, what you have done. What do you want? Think about it, what do you really want?! When you decide that you will no longer tolerate something,your life will change!

About to give up? Listen to this compilation and seize the day! Don't forget to subscribe - =======...


GMB Fitness

This is a wonderful short video on stretches for the shoulders. Remember, the body is a whole unit, so sometimes shoulder pain is really coming from the hip, or somewhere else. See your medical professional if you experience pain.

Aching shoulders? Here Rose demos some shoulder movements that will help you get moving and grooving again! They are part of a full plan to shore up your movement and break out of the pain cycle.

Get the full routine here:


GMB Fitness

Squatting is something we should do every day.

There's a reason why squats are featured in nearly every exercise routine. How's your squat doing? Also click here to see how to do the best fundamental bodyweight movements! 👉


This weeks homework. Learn to stabilize from your feet! One minute on each side. It gets way more fun. Work on it and then come try out my new reformer board! 09/18/2018

How To Avoid Heel Pain In The Morning

Some easy tips for those of you with Plantar fasciitis! If the first step out of bed results in heel pain, then there is a good chance that you may suffer from a condition called "plantar fasciitis." ...


The mysterious world under the skin | DW Documentary

This is a fantastic fascia video. Enjoy!

Under the skin, the human body has a connective tissue called fascia that contains muscles and nerves. But what does the fascia do? [Online until: 21.08.2018... 09/09/2018

How Exercise Makes You Smarter Did you know? Exercise is actually even more important for brain health than it is for your body. In fact, brains evolved to allow animals to move- so if you want to keep your brain smart, it’s really important to move your body every day. In this article, you’ll learn how exercise makes you sma...


Stretch To Win Institute Fascial Stretch Therapy™ Training

Brian Dawkins did Fascial Stretch Therapy with my mentor Ann Frederick! Eagle fans rejoice his induction into the NFL Hall of fame! Here is Ann's Response.

Emotional recap from Ann Frederick (“The Stretch Lady”) about her client Brian Dawkins enshrinement into the NFL Hall of Fame last night. #NFL #ProFootballHOF #HOF #FST #stretchtowin #SetItFreeFST

Move Better

My name is Rene' Brackney. I am a Certified Pilates Teacher, a Corrective Exercise Teacher and a Fascial Stretch Therapy Specialist. I believe that every body, regardless of age, should function free of pain.

I apply the fundamentals of Pilates, and the science of Corrective Exercise and Fascial Stretch Therapy in all of my sessions and classes and find that people who previously hated to exercise, do the techniques I teach them daily.

When the body is aligned, and moving correctly, you live a better life!

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