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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.

Neck Pain and Pilates Exercise

As Pilates teachers, our goal is to help our clients find, feel, and correct bad alignment, and muscle imbalances so that they can improve their whole-body health and enjoy life!  It’s frustrating for us and them, when problems or pain lingers longer than we think it should.  Chances are if a client walked through your […]

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

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.

Pilates Exercise Programs for Chronic Back and Neck Pain

Considering the large number of clients I’ve seen with chronic back and neck pain, and the great results they’ve had from participating in Pilates programs with me, I strongly agree with the findings from this recent research article I read in SOAP notes from PT Products.

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

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.