Many experts agree that Pilates is one of the best ways for older adults to stay healthy. Join our Polestar® Pilates instructor, Lissy Wolf, for a six week introduction to Pilates on the Pilates Reformer - an exercise apparatus with springs and ropes connected to a sliding carriage. Learn movement skills that can be applied to daily life while building strength, mobility, balance and confidence.
For those of us who experience that not-so-friendly monthly visitor, there is one symptom that seems to trump the fatigue, bloating, headaches, and gastrointestinal upset: menstrual cramps. Many of us reach for a couple Midol, Tylenol, or Ibuprofen to get us through the worst of it, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. This article is simply to share alternative ways of reducing menstrual cramps and other period related pain.