Lee Vallely

photo of woman breathing with lungs. Lateral breathing Pilates

Lateral Breathing: the Foundational Pilates Breathing Technique

Have you heard of the term lateral breathing in Pilates? Lateral breathing, also called intercostal breathing, is a pattern of breath that allows the abdominal muscles to remain engaged while inhaling oxygen into the body.  It is a foundational Pilates breathing technique. It can help increase lung capacity and make the body more resistant to …

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