The importance of the EXHALE to  facilitate  toning of the Core.

 Notice as you forcibly exhale your waist narrows and your belly moves towards your spine. ( as when you cough and sneeze).

This is the beginning  of toning and the  setting up for core strengthening exercises.

With the Pilates system the ability to maintaining the “naval to spine during the exhalation and inhalation is essential.

Next week: Thoracic breathing 

Remember?  Keep your heart lifted!