Absolutely everyone is exposed to stress, but we all handle it in different ways. Unfortunately, most people find unhealthy ways to cope with their stress. Emotional eating, tobacco use and excessive drinking are all avenues people use to handle stress, whether it is from work, relationship troubles or countless other problems.
Getting up every morning for work is hard enough as it is. Just thinking about maneuvering amongst half-asleep Rochester drivers in traffic to get to work on time is enough to make you stay in bed. It isn’t until you walk through the office doors that you realize this is only the beginning. You still have a whole eight hours of co-workers, phones ringing and busywork to deal with. Managing your stress level and maintaining a sense of calm at work seems nearly impossible in this day and age.
The foundation of Pilates routines is the breath. Relieving tension, maximizing elimination of toxins from the lungs and body, and massaging the internal organs are all benefits attributed to Pilates breathing techniques.