Alignment – Good or Bad?
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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 business is called Alignment REScue, I have a dog in this race, and if someone is maligning the term alignment (and this particular blog is hardly the first to do so - it's been a kind of trend now for a
Happy New Year
[caption id="attachment_1792" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The sun sets on 2017[/caption]
For me, 2017 was a year of unprecedented personal and business growth. I broke out of my comfort zone on the video front (still a work in progress - teaching a room full of people is WAY easier than teaching to a camera!). There is still a lot to learn on the tech front - I have some great ideas and plans in store, and the only thing that is really keeping me from achieving them is my lack of tech sk
Happy New Year!
As we begin another year, we reflect on the one that passed, and resolve to make changes for a better and healthier year to come.
I had an excellent year professionally, with a dream realized when I was asked to be a teacher for the Nutritious Movement™ organization and three trips to the Nutritious Movement™ Center Northwest. I think I shine as a teacher when I work with students studying to become teachers themselves. I certainly enjoy it! I've met such keen and inspiring individuals al
Snack Homework part 2
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A Balanced Approach to Hip Strength - have a chair handy and use either the seat or the chair back. Standing, squatting and one legged squats (hard), alternating with anterior shoulder work using yoga strap. A lesson in knee alignment in squat. Standing #4. Nice demo on Double Calf Stretch or forward bending. Listing with forwar
The first time I see a new client, I assess their standing position, and try to bring their attention to the habits they currently have standing, sitting and walking. In some cases, that is enough information for that client to make changes to those habits that result in relief of symptoms.
Although I am not a Doctor or a Physiotherapist, and cannot (and do not) claim to treat disease, the fact remains that a lot of people are seeking Restorative Exercise Specialists™ because there is gener