Saturday April 7th 8:00-9:25am Come and understand how to better work with the diaphragm, abdominals, and spine. Understand how improper breathing can sometimes lead to pain in the neck and shoulders. Learn how the abdominal layers are not all created equal and they, along with the diaphragm, can work to stabilize your spine.
Mar 22 – May 10 (no class on 4/5) Only $10 per class! This will be an introductory class, suitable for those new to chair and barrels, and for those with some prior Pilates experience and body awareness. We will build on themes and progress through more challenging exercises throughout the series. One of the
Dorene from Fusion Pilates Asheville gives some tips on balance. To Prevent Falling – Balance, Strength, Attention are needed. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 1-in-3 adults over the age of 65 falls every year, with many sustaining serious injuries such as a broken hip or head trauma. Falls are also the
We all know that good posture is desirable, from not only an aesthetic point of view – who doesn’t like the compliment, “Look at what nice posture you have!”- but from a physiological point of view as well. Good posture allows the bones to align resulting in the architecture of the body supporting our constant
In our last post we examined the Upper Crossed Syndrome: Tight chest and back of the neck and weak upper back and front of the neck. The Lower Crossed Syndrome which we will examine in this article goes hand in hand with the Upper Crossed Syndrome. When our upper body is out of whack, the
When I was a kid, my mom always nagged me about sitting up straighter. After starting my Pilates practice, I gained ¾ of an inch in height. However, when I see myself in photos and videos, I am still aware that I have some more work to do on my forward head posture. My chiropractor