Saturday, July 20, 2019

Exercise to Improve Mindfulness & Balance

When I teach a POLES for Balance & Maintaining Mobility class, I work to achieve TWO goals: Helping people experience the freedom of movement possible when using poles for walking How to improve mindfulness We do exercises for balance, ROM (range of motion), gait, etc.   I use the sit-to-stand exercise to help improve mindfulness.  We […]

Back Pain: a Simple Exercise to Help Prevent Back Pain & Strengthen Abdominals

November 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Fitness & Health

This is a simple exercise which can significantly help with low back pain or discomfort: We call it the Modified Squat, also known as Public Toilets. A Feldenkrais Physical Therapist showed me this simple exercise for a client with severe back pain. It’s a great abdominal strengthener and can help alleviate back pain or discomfort. […]

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