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Posts tagged "body posture"

Can Pilates Help Kyphosis?

kyphosis

Do you have Kyphosis? It’s a fairly common back problem. In fact, there are more than 3 million cases of Kyphosis in the US per year.  What is Kyphosis?  It’s commonly known as having a “hunchback.” Kyphosis is an excessive outward curvature of the upper back and is most common in older women, often is […]

Posted by administrator in Alleviating Pain & Chronic Health Problems, Posture Improvement.

Can Pilates Make You Taller?

Can Pilates make you taller

Have you ever wondered if doing Pilates can make you taller?  It’s an interesting question… Can Pilates make you taller?  We assume that we hit that growth spurt in our youth and then at some point the tables turn and we seem to start getting shorter.  You go to the doctor for a checkup one […]

Posted by administrator in Pilates, Posture Improvement.

Natural Posture is Key to Improving Whole-Body Health

Everybody knows that posture is important, but we don’t always know what we need to do to improve things. 

Posted by Aliesa George in Links to Interesting Articles, Posture Improvement.

The Importance of Form for Functional Movement and Whole-Body Health

Are your daily habits helping or hurting your body?  Do you want to feel great and can’t figure out why you don’t?  Is form and functional movement something that you focus on during your workouts and daily-life activities?

Posted by Aliesa George in Functional Movement, Health.

Improving Posture with Pilates

improving posture

Just a quick thought about improving posture… While improving posture may or may not be on the list of goals Pilates participants, it might be because posture improvement isn’t what they want, but rather the BENEFITS of correcting bad posture, which include:  Reduced back and neck pain, less stress on all the body’s joints (spine, shoulders, hips, […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Health, Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips, Posture Improvement.