Understanding the Pilates movement principles and applying them to your exercises is just as important as finding and using the right muscles to do the work during your Pilates workouts. Discover how Pilates movement principles can help enhance your well-being, improve functional movement, and fine-tune your mind and body for better health.
Are you ready to maximize the benefits of your Pilates practice? The role that breathing plays in Pilates has a big impact on the benefits you get from every exercise in your workout. Pilates Posterio-Lateral Breathing has some magical qualities to help enhance your whole-body health and help improve how you move.
Breathing in Pilates is very different than any other style of breathing (and there are many!) In my opinion, the way breathing in Pilates is taught makes it the most effective, and natural way to breath for body support to open joint space, enhance posture, and improve core support. IF everyone were to use this style of breathing for all their activities, sports, and chores for daily living, there would be a huge shift in wellness, with people enjoying fewer aches and pains, and an increase in ease of movement.
Pilates is much more than just a form of exercise. It is a holistic practice that promotes physical & mental well-being, helping people improve their overall quality of life. While Pilates is not a “magic pill” that will solve all of life’s problems, it can help bridge the gap, to connect mind & body for better health. Here are 10 Ways that Pilates Can Help Support Better Mental Health:
One of the best reasons for getting started with Pilates is to improve how you move! Whether you are young or old, participate in sports and athletics, or just exercise for personal wellness, learning Pilates can be a valuable asset to your wellness program for improving overall body mechanics and movement patterns.
I’m always a fan of beneficial at-home resources for exercise and daily life. Let me introduce you to the Curble Chair and give you my honest review from a Pilates teacher and functional movement specialist’s perspective for the benefits of using it to help support better seated posture and alleviate back pain
The Pilates Arc Barrel is a versatile and portable piece of equipment that can be used to perform a wide range of exercises that target the core, upper body, and lower body. It is an excellent choice for those who want to improve their core strength, spine mobility, shoulder mechanics, and target both hip strength and mobility. It’s also a great way to add variety to your Pilates workouts. Check out these 6 benefits adding Pilates Arc Barrel exercises to your at-home workouts.
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