As co-founder of MOVE Wellness®, Elaine Economou helps people move with ease, strength, and joy. Her passion is empowering people to understand their unique bodies and build strength to support moving well through their unique life. Elaine has created Movement Essentials: Getting Started with Pilates to help people move well and live a life they love – wherever and whenever.

Latest Posts By Elaine Economou

1 week ago

Have Osteoporosis? Strengthen Your Bones with These Exercises

Maintaining healthy bones is a lifelong endeavor, and it’s never too early or late to get started. When it comes to dealing with osteoporosis or osteopenia, keep this simple mantra in mind: Move more, not less…

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2 months ago

Low Impact Workouts for Beginners: Instructions and Video

If you’ve made the decision to bring more movement into your life, congratulations! That commitment to yourself is the first step. And it’s a big one. Now it’s time to find the right workout…

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2 months ago

Starting Pilates at 60: An Efficient and Safe Way to Exercise

The idea of trying something new can be daunting. For many, hearing the word Pilates may conjure up an image of a flexible, youthful body performing challenging choreography or maybe a large group of people…

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5 months ago

Getting Started with Movement? Here Are Types of Workouts You Can Try

Carrie Bradshaw once asked: “Why are we should-ing all over ourselves?” There are so many ‘shoulds’ in our vocabulary for fitness and movement. We should do cardio exercise for heart health and to burn calories. We should do yoga to stretch…

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6 months ago

Your Daily Movement “Vitamins”: Stay Mobile with This Simple Daily Exercise Routine (VIDEO)

Finding the motivation to exercise daily can be a challenge. When our to-do list and other priorities accumulate, it can leave us vulnerable to neglecting our fitness routine. We tell ourselves I don’t have time… Maybe later…

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7 months ago

How to Use Mindful Movement to Decrease Stress

The key to relieving stress is tuning in to what is happening in your body and what you need in the moment to calm your nervous system. Mindful movement helps make this possible. We’ve heard the expression “put your own oxygen mask on first”…

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8 months ago

What Is Pilates Breathing and Why Is It Important?

What is the best abdominal workout? In my 25 years as a Pilates and fitness instructor, nearly every client I’ve worked with has asked me this question. And here’s what I tell them: breathing. If you are breathing as you should be, with ease and balance…

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9 months ago

Simple Strategies to Unravel Back Pain

Most of us have experienced back pain at some point. It’s one of the most common frustrations clients share at my fitness studio, MOVE Wellness. Back pain – like many things – is unique to your own body and should always be evaluated by your physician…

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10 months ago

How to Keep Up Your Fitness Routine While Traveling

Once upon a time keeping up with a fitness routine while traveling was a daunting task. Now, there are plenty of resources available to support you, and I have a few tips and tricks to keep you feeling great on your trip. Maybe you are traveling to a new…

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10 months ago

Why You Should try a GYROKINESIS® Exercise Class

Picture this. You wake up in the morning, and with a really big yawn, you reach out with your full body and stretch your limbs. That early morning stretch can feel amazing. It can be both energizing and like a massage all in one…

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