The Movement Wellness Beats On
The body is a movement wellness engine that requires air and exercise. Without these elements the body starts to shut down. Muscles and joints start to ache and the lack of air causes the body to age and tire more easily. If your not one to hit the gym … or running miles, and I don’t blame you, consider these movement wellness and fitness tips
Zumba is an exhilarating, Latin-inspired dance/fitness, calorie burning, movement wellness, health and fitness party. Bodies in motion stay in motion and a dancing body resonates all types of wellness for your mind, body and spirit.
Created and inspired by Grammy Award winning producers in 2001 Zumba has grown to 14,000++ people of all shapes, sizes, and ages. There are over 140,000 locations across more than 150 countries.
You don’t even have to know how to dance. All you have to do is follow the Zumba instructor and move your body. Zumba is a “Movement Wellness” good time and a great way to get into shape. Let the Movement Wellness music move you.
Movement Wellness Is A Breath Away
Joseph Pilates, a Movement Wellness genius, believed every exercise needs core engagement, which is activated by proper breathing. When you exhale this causes deep core muscles to press against the diaphragm to expel the air. Your inner body is in motion causing a deeper core contraction. Yes, breathing is a fundamental Motion Wellness exercise all by itself.
Pilates is motion wellness exercises emphasizing spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing to relives stress an allows oxygen to flow to the muscles. Pilates strengthens the core, tones abdominals while strengthening the back. The wellness movement improves coordination and balance. Pilates is also a designed movement wellness system with a range of exercises, modified for all – beginners to advanced.
Movement Wellness Yoga Styles
Contemporary yoga is centered on health and fitness. Breathing is the core control as it vitalizes the body and calms the nervous system. Relaxing simple concentration and meditation helps to quiet the mind.
By adding yoga postures you tone the body by increasing strength and flexibility in the muscles. On going regular yoga practice can help you correct muscle imbalances, posture, increase your body awareness and movement.
Yoga has been around for more than 5,000 years, and is still being fine-tuned. There are a several styles to choose from. Here is a quick review of four styles.
Vinyasa is a different type of yoga with a variety of postures cultivating balance, flexibility, strength, endurance and expect movement through the postures.
Core Yoga is combine Pilates and Vinyasa elements. Strengthen, balance, detoxify, and exhilarate the body, mind and spirit. Move, breath and expect to sweat.
Yoga w/t spheres – It’s new and it’s cool. Aromatherapy massage ball – T spheres are a unique self-massage tool, helping you relive pain and stress. The T – spheres are used between poses so your body can open up more. Feel relaxed, stretched and stress-free.
Bikram Yoga also known as hot yoga, Bikram is practiced in a 95 to 100 degree room. It’s typically a series of 26 poses that allows for a loosening of tight muscles and sweating. Flush out toxins and deeply stretch the muscles. Speed up recovery from an injury, enhances flexibility, and cleanses the body.
Keep moving and enjoy your wellness journey with these “Movement Wellness” tips.
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