Thanksgiving Special: Roasted Turkey

I have been cooking the thanksgiving feast for my wife’s family and mine for the last several years. Thirty plus people crowd into our relatively small apartment and have at it. It is my favorite …

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Where’s Your Head At?

Where’s your head at? is something I am asking my clients all the time. Our perception of ourselves in space is endlessly fascinating to me and my work amuses me to no end. It is amazingly fun …

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Planted, Feet First.

Blog: Day Books Planted, Feet First Miles of walking (every day) on the cobblestones of Andalucía and the hard ceramic tile floors of our rented apartments here take a toll on feet and ankles.  Both my …

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The Beatles

Sunday Morning Music: The Beatles

http://youtu.be/Jz6GIuSy_1c It feels like epic week here at the FitzGordon house. We just finished watching the first movie of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. The whole thing will add up to eleven and a …

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Weekend Mashup

Here is the latest Weekend Mashup a collection of interesting articles and information that won’t get a post of their own. First up, Jean Claude Van Damme. I love this ad. I will admit to …

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Kinesthetic Awareness and Proprioception

Kinesthetic awareness and proprioception are two different concepts that are often conflated. Proprioception refers to the internal messaging (the central nervous system) that drives our movement. My finger doesn’t go to a hot flame because …

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The Jimmy Special

Yoga Pose: The Jimmy Special

Recently I posted a forearm plank variation. Here is another video, this one a favorite hip opener. This pose is lovingly named the Jimmy Special for Jimmy Bernaert who I took classes with about a …

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