A 59 year-old breast cancer survivor was doing a Pilates maneuver which caused her body to “swallow” her breast implant – which forced her to have it surgically retrieved and reinserted.
MP writes: “I am shocked to have learned that most of the stretch exercises that I have done [over the years for the warm-up and cool down portion of my workout] are actually yoga! The problem is that these exercises are not listed as yoga. . . .”
Margaret asks: “Is Pilates exercise considered New Age? What about simple stretches for warm-up and cool down when doing a work out? How is one to know what is ‘yoga’ and what isn’t?”