Myofascial Release and Pilates

If you have taken a class or session in the studio or have noticed on the site, we offer our clients access to a Physical Therapist, Vitality Physical Therapy. Ruchi Acharya, owner of Vitality Physical Therapy offers myofascial release in conjunction with our full Classical Pilates studio of equipment, reformers, chairs and instructors.

Why partner with a physical therapist?Many people suffering from chronic pain and tightness don’t find a treatment style that gives them lasting results. That is because the underlying cause of pain is neither properly diagnosed nor ultimately treated. What is seen in many cases, is that the pain is originating from restrictions in fascia.

Fascia is tough connective tissue found throughout the body surrounding every structure and cell.

People with tightness in fascia can benefit from the John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Approach (MFR).

Ruchi offers MFR treatment approach to patients taking a holistic view of the mind-body, determining the root cause of the pain and dysfunction, and applying individualized, hands-on MFR techniques.

How do you know if you would benefit from MFR?

During an initial evaluation, the practitioner scans for fascial restrictions in order to thoroughly assess posture and movement in multiple points throughout your body. In treatment sessions, techniques are used like Myofascial Release, Myofascial Unwinding, Myofascial Rebounding, and CranioSacral Therapy, with the goal of attaining sustained relief and long term well-being.

Through the mind-body approach of Myofascial release, one can achieve deeper healing. Pain that may have been stored for years in your body’s fascia is finally able to let go and put you on your feet again!

We have so many clients who enter the studio through Vitality Physical Therapy and then transition to Pilates private sessions. Ask if this is right for you as we always discuss client progress in partnerships with each other, and the client.

Curious to know more?

Reach out to Ruchi directly, via email at or ask in the studio.

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