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Alignment Insights By Carol Robbins

Have a Happy Pelvis

The more I learn about the pelvis (pl. pelves) the more I am impressed by it. If it was designed by a celestial designer, that designer would have been a genius engineer. But we know that the pelvis evolved throughout tens of thousands of years of bipedal behaviour in humans on earth, and nature sh Continue Reading...

Help! My Hamstrings are Tight!

Lots of people are under the impression that their hamstrings are too tight, like a pair of pants that shrunk in the wash. These muscles run down the back of the thighs from the pelvis to below the knees and can wreck havoc in all sorts of ways, particularly in the yoga studio, doing forward bends, Continue Reading...

Foot Exercise Library

I've got a LOT of videos of foot exercises in various places, and I thought I'd make it easy for you to find the exercise you are looking for and put them all in one spot. Scroll down to find a brief description of the exercises and the link. Top of Foot Stretch:This is great if you lack Continue Reading...

5 Tips to Better Hiking

Tree roots create a natural staircase I went for my first difficult hike after breaking my ankle in July '18. And I noticed some interesting things that I might never have known had I not had this injury. I think it's worth a blog post, because regardless of whether you've ever broken or spraine Continue Reading...

Alignment – Good or Bad?

My fridge magnet I recently read this blog. In this article the author uses the terms "alignment" and "position" interchangeably, but when she gives an example of alignment, it's more aptly describing "form" - as in a correct form during an exercise. Now, that's fine, but as someone who's bus Continue Reading...