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Breathing and Squat Exercises: Pilates Footwork vs. Squat Exercises in the Weight Room

Do you ever pay attention to if you’re inhaling or exhaling to get up and down?  Chances are you’ve probably never really thought about your breath during these simple daily life activities, but the patterns for breathing and exercise that we use, should be helping to reinforce healthy movement habits. Squat exercises aren’t something we […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Functional Movement.

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.

Better Breathing Habits to Improve Posture and Reduce Pain

Tips & Techniques to Discover How Better Breathing Habits Can Help You Improve Posture, and Reduce Pain for a Healthy & Active Life Breathing is the first and last thing we do in life. And it is a good thing that we don’t have to think about taking each breath to stay alive. However, a […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Breathing.

Pilates Breathing Tips To Decompress the Spine, Reduce Neck Pain, & Improve Posture

Are your current breathing habits helping you stay healthy, or potentially causing back pain, shoulder pain or neck pain?  Is your current breath pattern helping improve your posture with every breath you take? Breathing is something we take for granted.  It happens automatically to keep us alive.  Inhaling is the first thing we do when […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Alleviating Pain & Chronic Health Problems, Back Pain, Breathing, Pilates, Posture Improvement.

Six Easy Ways to Reduce Neck Tension during Pilates Exercise with Better Breathing Habits

I’ve seemed to have a flurry of issues with Pilates clients lately who are dealing with neck pain. And with the Optic Neuritis that I’ve been dealing with for the past 6 months, the tension in my neck has been an issue too!  Whether we end up with increased neck pain from an accident, injury, […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Breathing, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.