Our bodies were not meant for the position they are in during many working and resting hours. We are built to walk, run, squat and lie down but sitting for prolonged periods harms the dynamic structure of tension and strength throughout. Here are four static holds that require no gear to undo this damage and… Read More Undoing the damage of sitting
It is as easy to forget ourselves as it is easy to wake up. Here are a progression of work to wake up our shoulders hips and spine and bring about greater freedom and health in movement and in thought. Let your breath lead the movement in both tempo and depth. Start standing with your… Read More Notes from class: Spinal Freedom
Here is a simple plan for your hand strength and overall shoulder and body health. Find a pull up bar, a branch or a rope to hang from. Maintain continuous breath and keep your shoulders in their sockets or release the hold. 1 Start with a daily hanging on for ten breaths. Add one breath… Read More Hanging on
Stand or sit on your knees under a door frame or post and place your hand one side of the door frame. Now turn as if you want to pass under the arm on the door and relax forward keeping your breath swift to exhale the tension that is brought up in this way and your feet relaxed on the ground. After you do this a few times it will relax and open your shoulders and it feels good after a long stay in one pose with the shoulders forward or with the neck looking up as you lie down. You can do this drill in many ways as long as you keep the goal or direction positive. Remember that a goal has an end and a direction has not. It can be both good and bad.
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