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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“Above all, learn how to breathe correctly.” ~ Joseph H. Pilates. We cannot live without breathing, our life depends on it! Breath oxygenates the blood, improves posture, enhances muscle control, and provides compression/ decompression for a healthy spine. Practice breathing to fill the lungs from the bottom to the top – lengthening the spine, lifting […]
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 […]