Your bones hold you up…

…and your muscles move you through space. And your nerves tell your muscles to move your bones. This is the way the body is designed to work. Instead most of us are standing in such …

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Keep on Truckin’

Do you know this iconic image by Robert Crumb from the 1960’s? I think I am beginning to date myself with this picture but just the same it is really how most people walk and …

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Standing With A Neutral Pelvis

Standing successfully with a neutral pelvis makes initiating efficient movement patterns much more likely.  So what is a neutral pelvis?  There are a lot of different cues that I use to help people feel when …

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Walking Is A Core Event

When I speak about the core I am referring to three main muscle groups: The inner thighs, the pelvic floor and the abdominals. The psoas (my favorite muscle) is the main engine of walking, standing …

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Stop Tucking Your Pelvis

Getting people to stop tucking their pelvis under seems to be my life’s work. I don’t know how it happened but here I am. For one, I don’t think most people realize that they tuck …

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A Right Angle

Your shin and foot should create a right angle when you are standing and in what is called the midstance of walking.  Only in this way can weight be transferred successfully from the upper body …

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Embracing change

It is amazing what happens when the body and the mind meet with consciousness and clarity. We are incredibly adaptable beings with an endless capacity for change. Embracing change is the pathway to a different …

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