I am always surprised by how easily I can improve my movement experience with simple, purposeful awareness. Many of us believe that meditation is not our thing or that practicing mindfulness means that we have to sit on a cushion and clear our minds for approximately 30 minutes. Read more
Here’s the scene.
You’re at the studio teaching and finishing up a session with your client. The session ends with you and your client discussing a muscle imbalance that was worked on during the session. You describe a few specific exercises and stretches that will help improve this imbalance and recommend your client practice them at home. You’ve given them homework! Read more
Our bodies are magnificent teachers. They lead us to joy, awareness, and wakefulness. They facilitate – and enhance — all of life’s experiences both beautiful and painful. Yet actually being present in the body can be less than easy, often less than comfortable, and sometimes entirely unthinkable. Read more
I’d never considered myself a “runner.” I could do step aerobics until I was the last person standing, and cardio kickbox my way through an afternoon. But ask me to run down the block and I would’ve said, “can I do walking lunges instead?” I thought for sure I was doomed to be the appetizer course when the zombie apocalypse hit. Read more
Hello! I’d like to welcome you to the first installment of our Balanced Body blog. We are very excited about this and hope you are, too. Our goal for this blog is provide useful information, resources, and tips for those interested in the life-changing benefits of mindful movement. Read more