Posts by Betsy Walker

Bug Bites, Repellent and Essential Oils

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Blog, Children, Core, Essential Oils, Family, Health | 1 comment

What do Bug Bites & Essentail Oils have in common?   I arrived in Eagle Colorado last night to find the mosquitos in rare form. Living near the river is wonderful for my parents but the bugs are having a feast-especially on my mother!    A Happy Ending….   My mother was covered in bug bites and  I was glad that I had my Young Living, “purification”  essential oil blend handy.   Moments after applying this oil directly to the bites, the itch was gone and didn’t return.  Problem solved quickly!     Repellant for Bug Bites   If you want to repel all kinds of bug bites naturally this summer,  thieves and peppermint...

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Some Effective Osteoporosis Natural Remedies – Health, Menopause, Nutrition, Osteoporosis – Bone density, Calcium, Diet, Exercise, Gender, Magnesium, Natural Remedies, Natural Supplements, Osteopor…

Posted by on Jun 15, 2014 in Core | 0 comments

See on Scoop.it – Bone Health “ On the list of diseases generally associated with old age is osteoporosis.” Betsy Blandford Walker‘s insight: As ones bones become more brittle, practicing mindful exercise is crucial. Certain types of exercises need to be modified or avoided to prevent fractures. Pilates is a perfect “weight bearing” exercise form. However, it is important to participate in a small group or one on one with an instructor who knows how to modify exercises for low bone density.  Be sure to ask for the instructors credentials and their training. You can find more information at http://pilatesmethodalliance.org. With all due respect to...

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Pilates & Healthy Bones

Posted by on Jun 14, 2014 in American Bone Health, Bone Health, Core, Pilates | 0 comments

      Free Class:  Bone Safe Pilates Class flyer Ver.2 EVENT SIGN UP   Related articles Benefits of Pilates Please Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)MoreShare on Skype (Opens in new...

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Celebrate Pilates Day with an new Youth Innitiative

Posted by on May 3, 2014 in Bone Health, Core Align Pilates, Exercise, Injury | 0 comments

Celebrate Pilates Day with an new Youth Innitiative

Today is Pilates Day! As I am hanging out with my daughter at Daisy camp outside of Gandby, CO -I am watching children at play, roller skating, rock climbing and archery to name a few. While noticing how girls navigate the new challenges given to their bodies, It is not surprising that as they grow and develop unnatural habits begin and lead to injury especially if they participate in sports. “Growth plate injuries account for approximately 30% of bone related injuries in children and adolescents(Caine, et al,2006). Injury to to the growth plate may lead to compromised bone development.”* It’s uncanny that I brought my brand new copy of [Pilates for...

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Study: Pilates Helps Relieve Neck Pain

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 in Core | 0 comments

See on Scoop.it – pilates People with a history of neck pain found significant relief after a six-week Pilates program, according to a small study published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. Perhaps most significantly, the participants reported less pain six weeks after their last official Pilates session, suggesting that the exercise program had induced subtle changes in movement patterns that had long-lasting benefits. Betsy Blandford Walker‘s insight: This article focuses on the neck which I can attest to personally as a practitioner and a teacher of the Pilates Method.  I know from my experience that the the results would be similar if...

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