Monthly Archives: April 2016

Breathing – Part 2

Breathing - Part 2 The abdominals as well as the diaphragm play an important role in respiration. The abdomen can be likened to a liquid filled, flexible container, which can change its shape but not its volume (i.e. is non compressible). In contrast, the thorax can be compared to a gas filled container, which can [...]

By |2018-05-16T13:11:19+01:00April 29th, 2016|anatomy, Gyrotonic, pilates, yoga|0 Comments

Breathing – Part 1

Breathing This is one of the most basic functions in life, then why is it that most of us are breathing incorrectly? Do you know that many of us are breathing too fast, with short sharp shallow sharp bursts? Breathing affects the PH balance of the body; it’s the primary function of the diaphragm. Stress [...]

By |2018-05-16T13:11:19+01:00April 3rd, 2016|anatomy, Gyrotonic, Inspiration, pilates, yoga|0 Comments


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