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Posture and Memory: How to improve both!

August 1, 2011 by  
Filed under Coaching, DVD Updates, Fitness & Health

Yikes!   SO many things to remember all the time.   To maintain optimal and erect posture is WORK.   So how do I coach people to lengthen, elongate, lift, scan and BE  TALL? My two best tools: If something enters your realm of consciousness, honor it. Every time you stop and start, press your RESET button. That’s […]

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. […]

Avoid Falls, How to create a new habit

November 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Fitness & Health

Here’s our favorite tip for learning a new skill or creating a new habit: create a checklist of what you want to accomplish every time you stop, go through the list as or before you start Let’s use neutral posture while walking as an example.   Here are a few items to have on your checklist: […]

Knee Pain: Simple tip for going down stairs

September 19, 2010 by  
Filed under Fitness & Health

Point your toes! When descending stairs, the top knee feels the effort.  By pointing your toes on the foot going down the stairs, it removes 1 to 3 inches of effort. Actively pointing your toes makes a huge difference and it’s amazing how many people don’t think of this.    As you lower your foot, be […]