THE ENERGETIC BODY UNIVERSE The universe of preventative care and healing where we consider the human body to be a whole miraculous machine of interconnected parts The universe where healing outside of quantified data and research happens The universe where we believe that when every expert tells us we will always have back pain, or we will never dance … More The Universe of Magical Chaos
In-Depth Functional Anatomy Part Two: Shoulder Girdle and Upper Spinal Column Saturday, February 4th 10am-3pm $45 This course explores musculoskeletal anatomy and basic kinesiology principles—emphasizing the trunk, hip and shoulder girdle—as they relate to the teaching and practice of Pilates, yoga asana, and bodywork. Class is presented in a lecture-style format. … More In-Depth Functional Anatomy Workshop
I am intrigued by the power of our brains, so much so that I often discuss it in class and frequently blog about it. I have previously posted about neuroplasticity and the brain’s remarkable ability to actually change, adapting itself to situations that are presented to it. Jill Bolte Taylor‘s experience supports my beliefs … More Boundaries of the Body (and beyond) Lie within the Brain…
I will be hosting the first anatomy workshop at hOm Yoga in Laguna Beach Saturday, December 10th. All of the information is listed below and the workshop, as it is the first, is being offered at a low rate. The space is limited, so please let me know if you are interested! This course is geared towards … More In Depth Functional Anatomy Workshop
In his book, “Outliers: the Story of Success,” Malcom Gladwell gives us many reasons why success is not purely based on intelligence, ambition and personality traits. He argues that one’s surroundings, family, generation, upbringing and culture play a major role. In the chapter, “The 10,000-Hour Rule,” Gladwell quotes neurologist Daniel Levitin’s assertion that “ten thousand … More Have You Logged Your 10,000 Hours Yet?
As fall arrives, our schedules and activities stir up and so do the little aches and pains within the body. Our bodies have been accustomed to the warmth of the sun and the restorative qualities summer and vacation bring. As fall arrives it is important to listen to what our bodies are telling us. We must … More Back Pain 101 (Instruction)
We are not promised one day of our life. Each comes as a gift. Every waking is something of a surprise. Sometimes we wake to clouds and rain. Sometimes it rains for days. We may hesitate to play under heavy clouds, but those darker days are no less gifts than the sunny ones. Water and … More Seasonal Shift