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Why Mobility Matters

At Breathe Pilates, we believe that everyone is entitled to the freedom movement and to empower every individual to create a life of vitality and mobility. The ability to move freely and with ease as well as combat poor habitual patterns – such as excessive sitting, standing or repetitive movements and to function with diminished risk of injury and pain is essential to one’s quality of life. Breathe Pilates have launched Singapore’s first Mobility class, designed and curated by STOTT Pilates Lead IT and Breathe’s Education Director, Thicha Srivisal.

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Instructor Spotlight – Meet Fiona!

This month, we welcome our newest Instructor to the Breathe family, Fiona. Fiona has a keen interest in clients requiring rehabilitation, especially back related issues. And being a mum herself, both pre/post-partum programs, which have kept her supple yet strong throughout and after her pregnancy.

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Q&A with Studio Manager, Zurina!

This month, we are excited to sit down with our lovely Studio Manager, Zurina Bryant. As the life and soul of the studio and the Queen of getting stuff done, we get to know more about her, what her role is like and get the gossip on the goings-on in the studio!

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Lower Back & Hip Pain

Lower back and hip pain is extremely common. For some of us, lower back pain could be a simple ache that improves quickly. However, for others, it can be a much longer-term problem. These range from simple stiffness due to poor posture to more serious conditions like herniated discs and sciatica. In this series, we begin to explain the most common causes of lower back and hip pain and over the next few weeks, we will publish exercises and self-massage technique videos to help relieve that tension so you can stand tall and pain-free!

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Instructor Spotlight – Mari Tang

his month, we speak with Mari. As we celebrate her promotion to Senior Instructor – we delve deeper to speak more of her Pilates journey, her favourite fashion and wellness rituals and hobbies outside of Pilates.

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Neck & Upper Back Pain

The most common complaint we’ve been hearing this circuit breaker, has been that of neck and shoulder pain. Prolonged neck and upper back strain can result in wear and tear of the underlying structures resulting in degenerative disc disease and compression of the spinal cord. In this series, we explain the most common causes of neck and shoulder pain, and over the next few weeks, will publish some videos and articles of exercises and self massage techniques to help nip the problem in the bud.

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Our Health & Safety Policy

As we navigate the new landscape that is COVID 19, we thought we would share a little on the measures we have taken to keep clients healthy and safe.

At Breathe, we are committed to engaging in sustainable practices which promote holistic wellness, and to empower every individual to create a life of vitality and mobility. This belief extends to the cleaning products we have chosen to use in the studio. We avoid using toxic cleaning products (such as those containing bleach, pesticides, artificial fragrances, preservatives and surfectents) that are often carcinogenic, endocrine disrupting and pollute the environment.
In this article, we delve deeper to how mindful movement affects your mental wellbeing and helps relieve stress and anxiety inside and outside of the studio.

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Mindful Movement

Some people use Pilates as a form of rehabilitation while others strap themselves onto the reformer for a full-body workout. No matter your motivations, the way Pilates affects your brain is a great reason to spend more time on the reformer.

In this article, we delve deeper to how mindful movement affects your mental wellbeing and helps relieve stress and anxiety inside and outside of the studio.

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Our COVID-19 Journey So Far

When we first heard about the novel coronavirus in December 2019, we didn’t realise the impact it would have on our lives. Fast forward 6 months, the world as we know it has been turned upside down and we have had to do a complete rehaul of our service business as the world went online.

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