Updated: Apr 18
Breathing is the first act of life.Our very life depends on it. Millions have never learned to master the art of breathing correctly
Pilates principle number 1.
Breathing is important in Pilates, we never hold our breath. Breathing correctly helps focus the mind and assist concentration on the exercise.
Linking your breath to the movement and learning how to breathe the Pilates way can aid engagement of your 'powerhouse' or core muscles.
Proper breathing also helps relax other muscles and avoids you holding any unwanted tension in your body.
Check out this blog for a little more information about breathing and about the Pilates technique called lateral breathing.
Did you know that there are a few different ways of breathing?
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