If you are looking for health benefits or are new to Pilates, Pilates can play a role in Wellness but Pilates may not be the most effective or efficient option for positive health changes. With that in mind, here are a few things you need to know. Origins of Pilates Pilates is a form of
If you are looking for health benefits or are new to Yoga, Yoga can play a role in Wellness but Yoga may not be the most effective or efficient option for positive health changes. With that in mind, here are a few things you need to know. Original Yoga and Modern Yoga Original Yoga is
“Sitting is a Poison” that creates “Negative Health Changes” in our bodies. Physical activities that are dense with “Positive Health Changes” are the antidote. Our lives, over the last 75 years have lost the inherent day-to-day physical activities that provided “Positive Health Changes”. 75 years ago we had a substantially physical day with short episodes
People in my yoga class don’t believe that I lift weights – really heavy weights. Especially when they see me doing a split or bow pose. But the strength training and body balancing approach in the Soma Science℠ philosophy has completely changed my yoga practice for the better. Yoga used to be really hard for
In college I played Division 3 volleyball, was the dance team captain and an avid skier/ski patroller who worked out 3-4 days in the campus gym. And my “healthy” vegetarian diet and “active” lifestyle had me weighing in at 190lbs on my 5’ 8” frame with a total cholesterol in the 220‘s. My typical afternoon
Strength training has the most impact on slowing the biological markers of aging. Done right the most important effect is to slow the biological markers of aging. Aging is inevitable, but the rate at which you age can be slowed. Look around and you can see the differences in how people age. William Evans, PhD,
We all want to do whatever we can to improve our health. The good news is that anything you do has some degree of a “wellness” component for your body and perhaps some amount of “change” that will also occur to your body. Some examples of “wellness” activities are; Walk from your car through the
I am 5’ 11” and weighed 170 lbs in High School and kept that weight into graduate school. Then I started gaining weight 5-10 lbs in the next 10 years, 10-15 in the next 10 years and then married, kids, life stress, sleep deprived and one day I wake up and I am 203 lbs.!