Three reasons to consider trying hypopressive breathing

About hypopressive breathing You’ve no doubt heard of Kegel exercises, deliberate contractions of the pelvic floor intended to tone the layer of muscles that support the pelvic organs. But if you’re dealing with pelvic floor issues (or hoping to prevent them) and haven’t yet been introduced to the Abdominal Hypopressive Technique (AHT), you’ll want to…

Pelvic floor: where to start? A guide for the confused and overwhelmed

Understanding the pelvic floor If you’re female, you’ve almost certainly heard of “Kegel” exercises—deliberate contractions and releases of the pelvic floor muscles designed to strengthen them, especially before or after childbirth. Ever since an American gynecologist named Arnold Kegel published findings on exercising the pelvic floor in 1948, Kegels have been widely touted as the…

20 Years Strong: how our local Body Harmonics community came together to celebrate 20 years of movement and health

20 Years Strong Body Harmonics has been a leader in Pilates, movement and health since it was founded by Margot McKinnon 20 years ago. On Friday, November 16, 2018, staff, clients and new friends came together to celebrate this amazing milestone at our Flagship location in Toronto. Whether you want to relive the event or…