Connections is a personalized mind/body solution to
improving health and wellbeing. By strengthening your
natural and functional movements such as walking, sitting,
standing, bending, lifting, and twisting, Body
Connections can help you gain efficiency in your movement
encountered in daily activities. No matter what your
can assist you in reaching those goals by focusing on the
primary elements of fitness: cardiovascular and muscular
strength, stamina, balance, flexibility, stress relief and
Cardiovascular fitness aids in the reduction
of high blood pressure, enabling the heart and lungs to
operate more efficiently.
Strength training combats the loss of muscle
and bone mass as we age. The average person loses up to one
pound of muscle mass each year from age 20-40.
Strength training helps to increase and
maintain bone density that aids in the prevention of
osteoporosis. For pre- and post-menopausal women the loss
of bone mass is significant.
Strength training burns calories by
increasing the body’s metabolic rate thus burning more
calories throughout the day.
The loss of balance and stability are issues
many people discover as they age. Strength training builds
muscular resiliency that aids in fall prevention.
The lack of flexibility from inactivity can
lead to less blood flow to muscles and joints resulting in
tightness and injuries (pulled hamstrings, rotator cuff
Strength training helps to combat stress by
releasing our natural endorphins.