Good Health and Movement On the Go: The Pain-Free Posture Handbook!

By On April 12, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Pain-Free Posture Handbook by Lora Pavilack and Nikki AlstedterHave you ever wanted to take your Pilates instructor home with you so you could continue to sit right, move right, and feel great all day long? Now you can! My lovely mentors and Pilates Studio City owners, Lora Pavilack and Nikki Alstedter, have written a book designed to do just that: Pain-Free Posture Handbook.

Proper posture is essential to good health, proper organ function, and alleviating back pain. As they point out in the book, it is never too late to fix your posture. The Pain-Free Posture Handbook keeps you moving properly throughout your day with 40 exercises for home, work, and on the go!

As my Master Trainers, Lora and Nikki have taught me so much about posture and movement, and therefore have contributed immeasurably to my teaching and the benefits my clients have received. I am so excited for their wisdom and experience to be Lora Pavilack and Nikki Alstedter, authors of The Pain-Free Posture Handbookavailable 24/7 to my clients (and others!) in this handy guidebook! It’s available now to purchase on Amazon (at a great presale price) and will be released on May 17th. Click here to purchase.

Lora and Nikki will be holding a Free Dynamic Posture Workshop on Thursday, May 12, at their book-signing event at Pilates Studio City. The event starts at 5:30pm and the workshop is from 6:45pm to 7:30pm. Click here for more details!

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2 Responses

  • elizabeth Lee April 2, 2018 at 5:15 am · Reply

    Hello Lora and Nikki thank you very much for book. I need more help and hope this email reach you, I need help badly. could I have a consultation on email please with you, I suffer severe forward head posture, am begin alexander technique lessons, prone position help but left hip and right hip lying mkae
    hip comes ‘away’ I need to know what I must do to help myself
    correct severe forward head posture. do you have dvd I can buy
    how can I get help, do I do franklin method what is best, please advice.
    am age 70 long standing severe forward head posutre, please help.
    hop eyou able reply thank you heaps from old elizabeth

    • PSC April 4, 2018 at 9:04 am · Reply

      Dear Beth,

      Thank you for reaching out to us. We are so glad that you found Pain-Free Posture Handbook.

      We have a few videos on our Youtube channel that you can access via our website

      Click on the links to our Youtube channel and if you are on Instagram we share some simple posture tips there.

      In regards to your forward head carriage, there are a few exercises from Pain-Free Posture Handbook that we would suggest that you start with.

      Check out the following sections in your book, they will provide a list of exercises and the page numbers for the specific exercises.

      Of course, you are in charge of monitoring pain levels and making sure to check in with your doctor to assure you are good health to participate in these exercises:)

      Stare with Posture and Breathing: page 16 & 17

      Over 60: page 141

      Forward Hanging Head: page 145

      Stiff Neck: page 146

      Rounded Shoulders: page 149

      Franklin Method® is a wonderful method that helps with posture, Eric Franklin has a wonderful resource center with plenty of videos that would help you.

      Start with these:

      If you are in the Studio City, CA area we can also schedule you for a private session with one of our amazing pilates teachers.
      818 509-0914

      Thank you again for reaching out and we hope these resources help you, we know that when practiced regularly they can improve your posture.

      Take good care,

      Nikki & Lora

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