Mobility first, flexibility second Did you end up deepening your meditation practice during the COVID pandemic? Hello! Me too. Sitting for at least 30 minutes every day posed some surprising challenges for me, and I’m a person with lots of body knowledge and a long history of consistent practice with my body. I’m a body … Read more
Trying to stretch or mobilize only your cervical vertebrae may backfire First of all, a reminder that registration for the upcoming Better Boundaries Workshop closes this coming Tuesday, September 13, at midnight. There are 4 spots left. You can find a detailed description of the workshop HERE, and if you are ready to register, go HERE. Now, … Read more
Healthy boundaries make life so much more fun! When do you move cross them, when do you stay inside them, when do you stand in front of them looking through to the other side? Unfortunately, if you can’t feel them, you literally won’t know when they’ve been crossed, and you can be very vulnerable to burnout.
This weeks blog post is for everyone who has ever wondered: Why is my neck so tight and what can I do about it? Many of us spend more than half of our day focused on a small screen for one reason or another. That narrow focus shrinks our visual field, stiffens our backs and necks, and make us feel like we are in a straight jacket.
Click to see a short video about my upcoming Cranial Nerve Sequencing Workshop, April 1 & 2. Once you are in full blown “burnout” it is difficult to get out. Secondary symptoms like sleep deprivation, weight gain, and depression compound one another. Each one requires separate interventions and take time to unpack. That’s why prevention … Read more
ARE YOU MISSING OUT ON THE PLEASURES OF SOUND & VIBRATION? Who wouldn’t want to be a calm, attentive listener? Yet most of us humans struggle to really hear each other. We get easily distracted by our own thoughts or devices. I’m sure you also notice people in daily life straining to hear each other, … Read more
A Fun Exploration of the 7th Cranial, or Facial Nerve and Muscles Does your face feel tired after a day on Zoom? My face used to feel like a sack of sand at the end of a Zoom day. Trying to relax it just drains what little energy I have left. I’ve learned how to … Read more
TURNING YOUR HEAD EASILY BY USING YOUR EYES: AN EXPLORATION OF THE 6th CRANIAL NERVE, THE ABDUCENS You can’t turn your head easily if you have a stiff neck. You aren’t able to be fully aware of your surroundings when you can’t turn your head, and that’s scary. Your ability to move and be aware … Read more
Is there a part of your body that you have marked for improvement? For me it was my feet. I used to hate my feet because they didn’t make a nice pointed shape in ballet class. Interesting that I ended up spraining both ankles many times! When I think back on it now, … Read more