Prema Yoga Reopening

Prema Yoga Center @ 235 Carroll Street on the corner of Court Street unfortunately closed for a few weeks but will now be reopening this weekend. My regular classes will begin again with one change. …

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The Trapezius

In the last few posts I have been writing about classic weight lifting muscles—the latissimus dorsi, the pectoralis major and now the trapezius. They are surface muscles that are often focused on in the aesthetics …

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Pectoralis Major and Pectoralis minor

Many people think they are hunched forward with rounded shoulders. I think everyone leans backwards with rounded shoulders.  This might seem counter-intuitive but I think that the shoulders rounded forward are often a result of …

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Sunday Morning Music: Bill Callahan

This song is from Bill Callahan’s thirteenth album. I have just gotten into him recently. Originally recording as Smog, this is the third album under his own name. I like it enough that I will …

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The Arm Hangs from the Shoulder.

I have done most of my learning through a series of eureka moments where I read, see or say something and a world of past info comes into focus. One of those moments was reading …

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The Latissimus Dorsi

This post, minus the last paragraph, is a short excerpt from my book An Introduction to the Spine. There is only one muscle connecting the arms to the spine, the latissimus dorsi –also known as …

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Joint is jumping.

The usual stability/movement conundrum.  The acetabulum always reminds me of Alex Rodriguez: inseparable in my thoughts. Sketchblog: DayBooks

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