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One Lung Breathing: Creating Balance for Better Breathing and Posture Habits to Look Good and Feel Great!

Most of the time when we breathe the air goes in, the air comes out, and we’re not even conscious of how much of our lungs we are using or even which lung we tend to use more. If you have scoliosis, asthma or other physical/health challenges that have contributed to limited lung and rib […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Breathing.

Using Percussive Breathing Techniques To Reduce Neck and Back Pain

Learn How To Breathe Deeply & Easily for Better Posture and Better Health There are many different strategies for better breathing.  Good breathing habits can significantly reduce neck and back pain and improve body alignment and posture. Percussive breathing is one of my favorite breathing techniques to expand the lungs, mobilize the ribs, and train […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Breathing.

A Simple Exercise To Develop Better Breathing Habits with Exercise

Tips to Incorporate Pilates-Style Back Rib Breathing to Movement and Exercise In the last breathing article I shared with you two breathing exercises to help start retraining healthy breathing habits to feel your breath go into the back of your ribcage to lengthen the spine and improve posture. Hopefully, you’ve been practicing and it’s getting […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Breathing.

Two Simple Breathing Exercises: Improve Posture and Be Well

Pilates-Style Posterio-Lateral Breathing Exercises to Retrain Healthy Movement Habits for Better Whole-Body Health In the previous breathing article we discussed how to determine if you were breathing into your chest, belly or back.  I suggested that if you’re natural breathing habit isn’t posterio-lateral Pilates-style back breathing, that you might want to consider learning how to […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Breathing.

Reduce Back Pain: The Benefits of Breathing as Taught in Pilates

Back Pain is something that affects way too many people these days!  According to the American Chiropractic Association, back pain is the fifth most  common reason for all physician visits in the US, and the most frequent cause of activity limitation in people younger than 45 years old. In fact according to the AMA, 70 […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Back Pain, Breathing, Exercise and Fitness, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Breathing Basics to Improve Health, Fitness, and Your Pilates Workouts

Breathing is a very important part of being alive!  How we breathe can make a difference in our good or poor posture, how much oxygen we get to our brain to think clearly, and better breathing habits can make a significant difference in how well we move to reduce the risk of injury, and eliminate […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Breathing, Mind-Body Health, Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.