Hypopressive Therapy


The hypopressive techniques were developed in the early 80s by Dr. Marcel Caufriez. They are based on several studies of histochemistry, electromyography and functional anatomy and have been the subject of numerous clinical studies, especially in the field of urology and gynaecology

Hypopressive exercises are an ordered series of postural and breathing exercises that are performed rhythmically and very controlled with the abdominal muscles at intervals. The technique is mainly achieved by controlling the diaphragm and the opening of the rib arches with a brief stop of breathing, which reduces pressure in the abdomen, chest cavity and pelvis

In hypopression, a negative pressure is built up for the organs in the pelvic floor (uterus, bladder and intestine). Together with the controlled posture, this increases the resting tension in the pelvic floor muscles and the abdominal girdle (transversal abdominal muscles) and controls the unconscious reaction to contraction in abdominal overpressure situations (exertion, laughter, coughing, etc.). In addition, hypopression improves blood circulation


This innovative therapeutic concept serves to improve the pelvic floor muscles, abdominal muscles, posture and general well-being. During each exercise, the whole body is stressed in such a way that muscles are strengthened, tense muscles stretched and the pelvic floor and abdominal muscles built up gently and very efficiently at the same time. The muscle fibres, which are responsible for the basic tension in the pelvic floor and the deep abdominal muscles, are activated via held positions and a special breathing technique

The use of the hypopressive technique at SaansCore is adapted to the needs of each patient. Our courses are personalized and consist of small groups. The presence of a physiotherapist is essential to ensure correct muscle contraction as well as to correct the posture of each patient during each physical effort

The use of hypopressive abdominal muscle training is only in very few cases not advisable or only applicable with restrictions. The supervision of a trained physiotherapist is important in this regard

Pregnancy & Regression


Pregnancy & Regression







Sport & Fitness


Sport & Fitness

People & Benefits

Hypopressive Exercises & People 


Patients with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction such as Urinary Incontinence Fecal Incontinence, Flatulence Organ Failure Constipation Slow Transit and Bladder, Uterus and Bowel Subsidence

Patients with Back Problems, Hernia or Posture Improvement Needs

Patients with swollen or weak Abdomen, e.g. after a Caesarean Section an Operation, a Gynecological or Abdominal Intervention

Mothers in Postpartum Cycle with the Prospect of further Pregnancy 

Women during Peri- or Menopause

Men with Prostate Problems

Athletes such as Runners, Dancers, Riders and Cyclists 

Athletes in general who want to improve their Performance

Hypopressive Exercises & Benefits 


Correction of Posture or Back Problems such as Hollow Back, Hump Formation, Scoliosis and reduces the associated Pain and Symmetrical Alignment, especially in Hips, Pelvis, Spine

Prevention of Damage to the Spine and the Pelvis or Malfunctions of the Pelvic Floor

Prevention of Inguinal Hernias and Herniated Discs – Injuries to the Abdomen, Abdominal Muscles and thigh Flexor  Prevention and Reduction of Incontinence Symptoms Constipation Muscle and Joint Injuries

Improvement of Abdominal Diastasis Sensory Disturbances in Case of Organ Failure Respiration Intestinal Activity Body Posture and thus the Silhouette Sexual Function

Increase in Athletic Performance

Reduction of Waist Circumference

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