Lateral Lines Part III: Functional Movement

Hello again everyone!  We've reached the final leg of our journey, the part you've all been waiting for!  In this segment we'll look at ways to release key problem areas along your Lateral Line & also address how to strengthen & integrate it in grand movements. Lateral Line openness and strength will give you: Shoulders … Continue reading Lateral Lines Part III: Functional Movement

Chronic Illness

Our modern day life is full of chronic ailments - body aches and pains, and also disorders of respiration, digestion, brain function, locomotion, and mood.  Chronic illness now dominates healthcare because everyone is affected. I'm sure you can relate to at least one of these ailments that I've described and believe it or not, they … Continue reading Chronic Illness

Salamander Pose

Today I'll share with you my absolute new favorite exercise that I've translated into a yoga pose: Salamander Pose It's my new favorite because it combines shoulder stability, hip stability, and core stability!  You can even spice in some glute activation!  This beautiful movement does a whole body good 🙂 It comes from the corrective … Continue reading Salamander Pose

Pigeon Pose Series: Core Strengthening

Here's a quick way to spice up your Pigeon pose by adding some Core Stability through your transverse abdominis muscle.  Plus I'll introduce a different, more active way to get into Pigeon pose! Other benefits include: Increased Active Range of Motion of your Hips Increased Hip Stability (by strengthening your Butt-tator cuff) Gluteal muscle activation Spinal … Continue reading Pigeon Pose Series: Core Strengthening

How to Sit

For the first time in our history as humans we've reached an era where sitting has become a position that we hold for long periods of time.  Historically, we would stand and move around to work our fields, work in a factory, etc.  Time spent sitting was much less was used for times of rest.  Sitting was … Continue reading How to Sit

Sciatica & Piriformis Syndrome: Condition Breakdown w/ Corrective Yoga

Depending on who you ask Sciatica can mean a lot of different things.  Some people have a "Sciatica area" of their thigh.  Others believe that any time their back hurts, it's sciatica to blame. So is it an area of the thigh?  Is it back pain? Kiiiiinda, but not really Sciatica or Sciatic Neuritis is quite … Continue reading Sciatica & Piriformis Syndrome: Condition Breakdown w/ Corrective Yoga

Hydrate Your Brain & Body

It's time to talk about water.  The weather is getting hotter, your body is getting sweaty, and now more than ever is it important to get the adequate amount. But how much is the adequate amount? How can you tell if you're drinking the right amount? And what happens when you don't drink enough? Then keep … Continue reading Hydrate Your Brain & Body

Anatomy of a Modern Day Human: Troll Posture

With my previous few posts focused on the Thoracic spine and it's mobility (how it moves, and how to restore it), it's about time that I talk about a very common postural epidemic: Troll Posture That's at least what I jokingly call the hunched over, rounded and internally rotated position that we scroll and swipe through our … Continue reading Anatomy of a Modern Day Human: Troll Posture

3 Yoga Poses for Thoracic Spine Mobility

Here are 3 yoga poses that I've modified to help restore Thoracic mobility.  The Thoracic spine is an area in our body that very commonly loses its mobility due to our sedentary lifestyles.  If you have neck, shoulder, or back pain, it's likely that your Thoracic spine is restricted and these afflicted areas are now in pain … Continue reading 3 Yoga Poses for Thoracic Spine Mobility