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Pilates for Back Pain and Why It Works

September 5, 2018

There's more to keeping a healthy back and painfree back than simply core strength.  For sure, core strength is one element but there is SO much more that's important for us to understand.  There's Alignment, Posture, and Decompression of the spine, all of which are included in the Pilates Method of body conditioning.  The spine also needs a balance of flexibiity, stability, and movement in all planes.  Joseph Pilates was well ahead of his time when he designed his method!

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The Wonderful Wall

August 23, 2018

The Wall series is a great mini routine that you can do anywhere and anytime so you can do it at the office, at home or wherever there is a wall.  These Pilates exercises improve your posture by helping you lift up out of your feet, hips, spine and neck and helps to realign the spine.  Here's the mini workout for you to enjoy.  Feel good and pass it on!

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The Benefits of Pilates for Mesothelioma Patients

January 29, 2018

Pilates is a gentle but challenging type of exercise that is guided by a trained instructor and that focuses on building core strength, balancing muscles, and improving posture. There are numerous well-known benefits of practicing Pilates, but there is also evidence that this is a good type of exercise for mesothelioma and other cancer patients.

Read more here:  Mesothelioma & Pilates

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