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SFMA / FMS breakdown: Breathing – The Key to Movement Mastery

Breathing is our most basic motor pattern. It is a pattern that we perform nearly 22,000 times per day.

Avg. respirations per min. (15) x 60 min.= 900 breaths/hr x 24 hrs = 839 more words


A Case For Crawling...In Your Workout!

When was the last time you crawled?

On your hands and knees or hands and toes?
Forward, backward, sideways, clockwise, counterclockwise?

Many haven’t crawled since they learned to walk as babies. 402 more words


Focus on what you can, not what you can't..

I’ve often wondered how people choose a form of exercise.   Are they reminiscing, wishing to recapture their glory days?  Perhaps they ran in high school.  Maybe they played college and/or pro ball.   557 more words


Stabilize & Activate: Shoulder Joint

Yogis! I am sharing my recent workshop with you.  Enjoy!

The shoulder is one of the most mobile joints. Which, of course, means it is less stable and open to a greater risk of injury. 688 more words


Solutions to your muscle aches and postural defects

Have you ever felt constant tightness in certain areas of your body and you wonder why? The basis of our stability is right at the bottom where we stand and balance as we move our limbs. 659 more words


White Fragility in Yoga: Privilege, Power, and Posts

Today I’m breaking off from my usual blog, and sharing a post I wrote for a social media group. I’ve only recently (within the last year or so) discovered the use of facebook groups in the yoga world. 4,255 more words


On Movement Skills (Part 5)

Training variety for varieties sake and employing variety as part of an overall plan are different things. Variety for its own sake can negatively affect progress or potentially cause more harm than good.   844 more words