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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.

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.

Motivational Thoughts on the Benefits of Breathing

“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 […]

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

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.