You work with bodies every day, but how well do you know the intricacies of how the body functions to produce the movements that you are teaching your clients?
What aspects of movement are necessary to keep us upright as we age?
We go through life with little awareness of whether parts of our body are mobile or stable, until we experience a moment of instability that results in a stumble or fall, or a period of pain that affects our life.
We have witnessed time and again that where the client reports feeling pain is not necessarily the root cause of the functional problem.
Why is it that we want our feet to look good, but don’t care if they feel good?
When a person is in pain, every movement can bring on a number of feelings, both emotional and physical. When pain persists over a long period, the mere thought of moving can be paralyzing with fear.
When was the last time you went for a walk or climbed the stairs with your butt clenched?
The hardest part of recovery from injury is having patience with the process, especially when it is long and painful.
Some people would say that Body Awareness is understanding where your body is in space and the sense of how it moves within it, while most often, others say that it is when you know that something doesn’t feel right or good in your body at any given time.
Diastasis Recti is an often poorly diagnosed and mismanaged condition that affects over 50% of women post-natally. This condition is accompanied by a number of related pelvic complications, including pelvic pain and urinary incontinence that further prevents these women from being able to move and exercise safely and effectively.