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The Ultimate Guide to Your Levatores Costarum Muscles

By Sarah Stockett | April 16, 2019

The levatores costarum muscles extend, flex, and rotate your spine. They also help you breathe. Learn how to keep these important spinal muscles healthy.

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Two Great Ways to Practice Cow Pose–How to Use the Cow Yoga Pose to Stretch Your Spine

By Sarah Stockett | April 10, 2019

Cow pose is a great way to open the upper back and stretch the spine. So far in my studies, I have come across two different ways to practice this pose.

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Do You Have Wrist Pain When You Do a Pilates Plank? Try Using an Arc Barrel to Get Rid of the Pain.

By Sarah Stockett | April 10, 2019

Practicing Pilates Plank with an Arc barrel is a great way to modify this classic core-strengthening exercise for anyone with wrist pain.

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What Is Floatation Therapy? It Could Be the Cure for What Ails You.

By Sarah Stockett | April 8, 2019

The other day I found myself wondering, “What is floatation therapy?” I started researching this popular therapy, and now I can’t wait to give it a try!


Take Your Yoga Practice to the Next Level with Antara Kumbhaka and Bahya Kumbhaka

By Sarah Stockett | April 7, 2019

Kumbhaka is taking a long pause either at the end of your inhale (Antara Kumbhaka) or at the end of your exhale (Bahya Kumbhaka).


How to Keep Your Adductor Group of Muscles Strong and Healthy

By Sarah Stockett | April 4, 2019

The adductor group of muscles include adductor brevis, adductor longus, adductor magnus, pectineus, and gracilis. Here’s how to strengthen these muscles.

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Use This Pilates Spinal Rotation Exercise to Strengthen Your Spine

By Sarah Stockett | April 3, 2019

In this post: Spinal rotation is essential for a healthy, pain-free spine. Rotation prone on the Arc barrel is an easy-to-do, therapeutic exercise. Here’s how to do it. Truth be told, I forget that there are two Arc barrel spinal rotation exercises. With its flowing choreography and multi-directional movement, Rotation with port de bras has…

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Everything You Need to Know about the Abductor Digiti Minimi Muscles of the Hand and Foot

By Sarah Stockett | April 2, 2019

If you’re having trouble moving your little finger or toe away from the other digits, you need to learn about the abductor digiti minimi muscles.

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4 Reasons to Trust Your Gut: A Happiness Tip

By Sarah Stockett | April 1, 2019

It can be so easy to ignore your intuition, but your instincts can help lead you to happiness. Here are the top four reasons why you should trust your gut.

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Abductor Hallucis and Adductor Hallucis–Your Key to Permanently Get Rid of Foot Pain

By Sarah Stockett | March 29, 2019

Attention people with bunions: strengthening and stretching the abductor hallucis and adductor hallucis will permanently get rid of your bunion. Learn how!