Having FUN in the Water in Maui

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Low Back Pain “Shootin’ from the Hip”

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Low Back Pain “Shootin’ from the Hip”

Low Back Pain Article 1.5 February 2009, Maui Hawaii Many of my clients suffered from low back pain. Especially in the sacral-iliac area. This is the back area at the low triangle of the spine. This joint consists of the connective area between the sacrum and iliac crest. Clients come to me asking, “Do I keep moving? Or do I rest?” I am not a doctor and medical diagnosis is recommended. I do suggest clients consider common sense. Asking questions like, does your back feel better later in the day or earlier after...

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Core Strength

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Core Strength

Core Strength Article 1.6 September 2009, Maui Hawaii Pelvic Placement the “Genesis of Movement” Our “core” or trunk is the center of body movement. The pelvis is the core or genesis of the trunk. When our movements begin from a correct and strong pelvic placement, all movements become more fluid, stronger, balanced and accurate. Pilates exercises focus on the pelvic area from both the top (superior) spinal connection and bottom (inferior) leg insertion. Pilates exercises address deep abdominal and...

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