Author:Body & Flow

The Obliques

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The Feet

The feet are the foundation, support the body’s weight and provide a mobile platform. Although small in size, they carry us through our lives and often mistreated. The structure of the feet is complex and has over 100 ligaments, muscles and tendons that move 33...

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The Jump Board • Let’s have some fun!

  The work on the jump board will challenge the core, increase the heart rate and improve circulation. Here are some of the differences between a Pilates class on the reformer and one using the jump board: [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" border_style=""][vc_column_text] Generally, we challenge...

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The Knee Stretch • Knees Off

  A Pilates program on the mat and Reformer will optimize knee function in terms of strength, flexibility and alignment. To help you understand how to help your knees, it is important to understand the way your knees work. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" border_style=""][vc_column_text] The knee joint is a hinge...

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Mommy & Me • Part II

  In the last mommy and me post the focus was on the baby. now its time to focus on the mommy with exercises to awaken her core, strengthen the legs and hips and tone the arms and shoulder girdle. The time after the birth involves many changes...

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Body & Flow • body and flow offers outstanding body and mind training programs for the Wellness industry

The Pilates Push Up

  The classical advanced Pilates push up is an advanced move that requires a lot core and upper body strength and stability. This exercise is a challenge for the whole body and needs practice in order to perform correctly and safely. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" border_style=""][vc_separator type="transparent" border_style=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row"...

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Mommy & Me • Part I

  For both the mom and her baby, exercising together offers many benefits. The  time together increases the bonding, improves the communication between parent and baby  and helps building confidence. Apart from that, there are the physical benefit - mommy and me exercises will help to...

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Osteoporosis

  Osteoporosis, or porous bone, is a bone disorder characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue, mainly because of hormonal changes. The bones lose calcium and phosphate salts and become fragile and vulnerable to fractures. The only way to diagnose osteoporosis before...

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Rectus Separation

  Diastasis of the rectus abdominis muscles is a separation of the linea alba, a connective tissue that acts like straps joining the muscles in the middle of the abdomen. This is mostly common in pregnant women, as the tissue attachments widen and split to accommodate the growing...

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Let’s Twist Again

" You are as young as your spine"  J. Pilates [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" border_style=""][vc_column_text] The four movements of the spine are flexion, extension, side bending and rotation. They are all important to keep the spine and organs intact. Rotation movement has unique quality as it enhances all other movements. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator...

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