OsteoPilates - Scolio Pilates, Osteo Pilates, Neuro Pilates


Scolio-Pilates® is a three-dimensional exercise program for scoliosis. The program is designed to elongate the spine towards neutral with strengthening techniques to support the spine in its new alignment.


OsteoPilates™ is a safe exercise program (no equipment needed) for anyone with low bone density. Exercise safely and effectively with OsteoPilates™.


Neuro-Pilates® is Karena's next book. She is currently accepting clients with Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, Muscular Dystrophy and other neurological disorders. Each accepted client will receive 10 private sessions.

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Pilates Blog by Karena Thek

  • Elongation for Scoliosis with Karena Thek and Brett Miller

    Elongation for Scoliosis on the Beach: Part II

    I love visits from fellow Pilates instructors! Today a colleague from Sweden and founder of Pilates Intel, Brett Miller, came to visit.  After challenging me with a wonderful workout, Brett was kind enough to go to the beach and hang out with me on the lifeguard stand.  Literally!  He helped me film this video with […]

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  • Study shows this exercise reduce scoliosis curve with Karena Thek

    Study Shows This Exercise Can Reduce Scoliosis Curve

    There was a study performed recently that showed that this exercise can reduce a scoliosis curve.  The Wall Street Journal did an article about the study, and you can read it HERE.  There has been a bit of controversy around this study, but I still like the exercise. I like how it corrects the spine towards neutral […]

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  • Seated Corrections for Scoliosis with Karena Thek

    Scolio-Pilates: Corrections in Seated

    You have scoliosis, so that when you are sitting, you are going to elongate, elongate, elongate! After that you will add the following corrections. Remember, that the corrections are in all three-dimensions. It’s not just a side-to-side motion.  Look at what’s happening forward and back and in terms of rotation. It’s a handful, or a […]

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Raving Fans

Thanks so much for sharing your knowledge. I’m excited to apply what I’ve learned. It’s the kind of work that really makes me feel like I’m making a difference to other’s quality of life.

As a physical therapist who uses the Pilates method in the treatment of scoliosis and other spinal disorders, I must commend you on your book Scolio Pilates. It’s well organized, concise, and most importantly it helps me wrap my brain around this 3 dimensional condition that is often a lesson in mental gymnastics.  

Congratulations on your newest book!  You are truly inspiring.  Thank you for all of the good works you bring to the community.