Breathing During Pilates
At a Corecraft Pilates class, you will always be prompted to breathe deeply and slowly.
Bring each breath deep into your rib cage, then exhale fully and robustly
But why is breathing important?
This ACE publication article is a great explanation about the connection between the diaphragm and stability, as its role in stabilization is often overlooked. “The diaphragm has a secondary role in core stability,” says Mike Reinold, D.P.T., of Champion Physical Therapy and Performance. “Because it sits at the top of the abdominal cavity, it functions with the abdominal muscles and pelvic floor to provide core stability when braced.”