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Pelvic Placement: Put Your Pelvis Where It Belongs to Improve Posture and Reduce Pain

Why Hips and Pelvic Placement Matter for Healthy Movement and How Pilates Exercises Can Benefit You Are you dealing with annoying chronic aches and pains, or have you experienced an injury that seems impossible to fully recover from?  Body posture and proper pelvic placement play a HUGE role in how easy (or challenging) it might […]

Posted by administrator in Posture Improvement.

Can Pilates Help Kyphosis?

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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.

Bye-Bye Back Pain By Practicing this Simple Back-Opening Breathing Exercise

Reduce Back Pain with this Simple Breathing Exercise

Are You Ready to Take Action and Do Something About Your Back Pain? Back pain can be anywhere along the spine from the tip of your tailbone, all the way up to the base of your skull.  Regardless of where it hurts, or what you’ve done to aggravate it – the truth is, that all […]

Posted by administrator in Back Pain, Breathing.

Helpful Strategies To Reduce Back Pain and Improve Posture

According to the American Chiropractic Association a staggering one-half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year! Back pain is one of the most common reasons to miss a day of work, and in most cases the cause of the pain is mechanical – meaning poor posture, muscle imbalances, strength, flexibility, […]

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

Strength or Length? Motivational Tips for Improving Functional Movement

Strength or Length?  Which Is More Important To Develop & Improve Functional Movement? They are both important and balance is best.  If you only have time to focus on one during a workout – choose strength. Work the body with strength-building exercises through a full-range of motion and you’ll develop functional strength and improve joint […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Functional Movement, Motivation, Inspiration & Goal Setting.

At Home Workouts with the Pilates Arc Barrel

Have A Barrel of Fun with a Pilates Arc Barrel!  Discover the benefits of better fitness.  Improve posture, increase core strength, gain flexibility, and stay inspired to achieve whole-body health.  There is no better way to start your day than using your Arc Barrel and doing A Barrel of Fun workout! Improve your posture, stretch tight […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates, Videos.

Improve Posture and Chest Flexibility with this Easy Corner Wall Stretch

Here’s an easy exercise for a heart opening chest stretch. Improve flexibility for the chest, arms, & shoulders.  Enhance posture for Pilates, fitness, & daily life. When we think about improving posture and avoiding that hunched over Quasimodo look.  It’s important to balance out the upper body by increasing upper back strength (to help hold us […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Pilates, Videos.

Improving Posture with Pilates

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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.