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 – 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 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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Study: Pilates Helps Relieve Neck Pain

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

See on – 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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A Painful D-ficiency | Natural Grocers

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in Core | 0 comments

See on – pilates Could something as simple as vitamin D relieve your chronic pain?   In modern nutritional science if there was one nutrient that might fulfill the criteria of panacea, it would be vitamin D; and we continue to learn more and more about the far-reaching health effects of this hormone-type compound. Often, it is a deficiency of a nutrient like vitamin D that leads researchers to understand the profound way in which nutrients affect our bodies, and now, research is linking a deficiency of vitamin D with generalized symptoms of chronic pain, which affects nearly 50 percent of Americans [i] The good news? Supplementing with vitamin D is...

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Why I Just Say No To GMOs: A Cardiologist Explains

Posted by on Aug 20, 2013 in Core | 0 comments

See on – pilates I was asked this week to speak about the effects of genetically modified foods on the cardiovascular system for a group of health care providers and the public. Was I shocked to learn that eating GMO Betsy Blandford Walker‘s insight: This is a great article by an MD.  I have done my best to switch to organic and non-GMO food but it is difficult because you never know what might be hidden in the ingredients of many packaged or processed foods or what we eat in restaurant food.  Today, I checked in with FourSquare at Chipolte posing the question, “Does Chipoltle use Non-Gmo ingredients?” I looked on their website but did...

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What Does the Pelvis Have to do with Exercises for Back Pain ?

Posted by on Mar 9, 2013 in Back Pain, Core, Core Align Pilates, Injury, Pelvic Stability, Pilates, Sex | 0 comments

Do you want to have better SEX? Now that I have your attention, lets focus on your pelvis and exercises for back pain. Have you been in search of core exercises for back pain or just exercises for strengthening the core? Did you know your back pain could be from your pelvic floor? Many are not aware that the bones of the pelvis move- notice the three joints in the diagram. “…movement in the pelvis is connected with the movement of the legs and spine, which is why many pains in the lower back and malposition of the legs have an invisible origin in the pelvis,”  Eric Franklin. Franklin’s Pelvic Power book outlines many awareness and pelvis...

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