Hypopressives™ is an excellent technique to recondition your deep core muscles. It is a safe and effective rehabilitative and fitness program.
Hypopressives™ are unique in that it follows biomechanical and physiological training principles to retrain the deep core and general postural muscles. Our Hypopressives Level 1 classes start with a thorough assessment that evaluates range of motion, strength, endurance, posture and dysfunction of the deep core. We retest all of these components at the end of the 8 week course so you can see the changes.
The objective changes are impressive but what we hear over and over is how great people feel! How their bodies change, and how easy it is to move and feel better.
Hypopressives™ are a sequence of rhythmic breathing patterns and postures set to a specific cadence that together create an automatic response of your deep core muscles and so target your core without putting any unwanted pressure on your pelvic floor.
We offer small group instruction programs that is spread out over 8 weeks and we follow you closely and give you individual attention even though in a small group. For best results we would encourage you to incorporate a maintenance program of 2 x 20 min sessions per week. We do offer drop-in classes for those who have completed the program in order to keep up your practice.
Yes they will. By working the core muscles eccentrically and concentrically the shape of your middle does change, learning to self correct your posture can really show off these changes. You will be training muscles that are also responsible for the resting tone of your core / abdominal wall and so will stay working even at rest without you having to consciously “pull” your tummy in.
No. Kegels targets the voluntary muscles of your core ( you have to consciously think of squeezing the muscles ). Hypopressives targets primarily the involuntary muscles of the core. The Involuntary muscles are the muscles that work automatically when you cough, sneeze or jump. By doing the Hypopressives you re-train these muscles to work without you having to think about them.
- Hypopressives are both an excellent deep abdominal rehab program and an exercise program that will enhance all other forms of exercise and activity
- Hypopressives teaches you to be a student of your own body and is one of very few programs that targets the automatic response of your core
- Easy to maintain, long term results on your own or in one of our drop in classes, without any equipment
- Yoga pants or loose fitting exercise pants
- Sports Bra and T Shirt or Exercise Top with built in support
- Men are fine in an exercise pants, no shirt, or t-shirt
- Socks or Bare Feet
Yes, Hypopressives are a great choice for pregnant women. Hypopressives will help you maintain good circulation and posture, while keeping your body strong