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

3 weeks 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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2 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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3 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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3 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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5 months ago

Mindful Moments: Simple Daily Practices in 10 Minutes or Less

Do you have a mindfulness routine? A lot of us would automatically associate mindfulness with meditation and we’d be right. Meditation is a form of mindfulness, but it’s not the only way to be mindful. Mindfulness can include movement too…

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6 months ago

9 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Online Fitness Classes (VIDEO)

How has your fitness routine changed in the last 14 months? The global pandemic has uprooted our usual habits and has us exercising more inside our homes. With so many online fitness options out there, it can be challenging to sort through…

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7 months ago

The 15-Minute Morning Routine to Improve Mobility at Any Age (VIDEO)

What do you think of when you hear the word “fitness”? Running marathons and mountain climbing? Playing sports and lifting weights? Stretching and curling yourself into challenging positions in yoga class? Those activities are great…

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9 months ago

Counteract the Effects of Sitting with These Simple Exercises for a Sedentary Lifestyle (VIDEO)

A majority of us have seen our routines and daily movement patterns uprooted over this last year by the global pandemic. Like it or not, we are spending a significant amount of time within the cozy confines of our own homes…

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10 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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12 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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