Autoimmune diseases and Pilates

Many studies demonstrate the positive effects of exercise on people living with an autoimmune disease. These can include increased energy, reduced fatigue, reduced anxiety and depression, reduced inflammation, improvement in sleep quality, and an overall reduction in pain…Pilates can promote well-being and improved quality of life in those suffering from autoimmune disorders.

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Self Care. How to find a routine that works for you.

Self care is something we do deliberately to take care of our physical, emotional and mental health. There are many ways to take care of yourself. Exercise, cooking, massage, being outside, reading and watching T.V. are just a few of my own self care tactics.   Everybody has their own version of self care but some people are better at prioritizing it than others.

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Managing arthritic pain with exercise, especially Pilates

Equipment Pilates is an excellent form of exercise for  people with severe Osteoarthritis because a lot of the work we do is partial weight bearing, (lying down) and the compressional forces that exist when you are standing, are not there.

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