Wide eyes, a hot flash through the body, hands out front bracing for impact, and a speeding heart rate……the brain reacts quickly when a fall first begins. When you hit the ground there is a period of shock, assessment for injuries, and a struggle to get back up and re-grounded.
Was it a crack in the ground, uneven pavement, an unnoticed item you stepped on, or just your muscles giving out?
Movement of Pilates can assist you on obtaining good balance and help save you from the fall, no matter the cause! As children we jumped right up after a fall, dusted off our knees, and moved on with the day. As adults a fall could create serious injuries and even result in death (elderly individuals who break a hip have a higher risk of death in the first year post hip break)
Having good balance in our bodies is more important than we think. Every stand from a seated position and every step forward rely on balance. At Movement of Pilates we know your day to day activities would be exponentially harder with poor balance. Exercises that improve balance, such as Pilates, make daily living easier, prevent falls, and keep our bodies us upright!
As we age, our bodies change and the structure often weakens due to osteopenia, osteoporosis and stenosis. Movement of Pilates in Santa Clarita can help strengthen not only muscles giving support to the joints but also strengthen the actual structure itself! Yes, you read that right! Pilates can help reduce and reverse osteopenia and osteoporosis. The mind-body component of Pilates, mixed with the spring based strength training and ever present balance work makes Pilates THE exercise method to improve balance!
Movement of Pilates in Santa Clarita, which offers a complimentary Pilates session, can help strengthen and lengthen your body while improving your balance. We specialize in assessing each person’s individual needs and addressing all areas of weakness. Let our skilled Pilates instructors help improve your daily life movements and move you forward in life with a more stable step.
Life is already a balance act so let us address your balance issues at Movement of Pilates!