Pilates: Effective for Better Balance

by: Shirley Archer, JD, MA

Pilates Research

Improve balance by focusing on concentration, coordination and rhythmic breathing while strengthening the core and lower limbs in standing positions.

If you want to add a valuable benefit for your middle- to older-aged clients, emphasize Pilates elements that enhance balance. You may very well save a life.

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About the Author

Shirley Archer, JD, MA

Shirley Archer, JD, MA IDEA Author/Presenter

Shirley Archer, JD, MA, was the 2008 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year and is IDEA’s mind-body-spirit spokesperson. She is a certified yoga and Pilates teacher and an award-winning author base...