Why the concept of grounding is misleading. Here’s a fresh (yet very ancient) way to look at it.

One of my amazing mentors of The Feldenkrais Method, Jeff Haller, taught me many years ago what the concept of grounding actually means – from a martial arts perspective – and I’d love to share it with you.

First of all, most people say to themselves, “I need to get grounded”, or movement instructors might instruct, […]

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The secret to avoiding knee replacement and the arthritis that (usually) goes with it.

Today my hubby and I went for a hike in our lovely backyard of Whistler, BC.

The alpine wildflowers are in FULL bloom (as you can see above and below) and when they are in full bloom you want to be there.

A little info about my past first

About twelve years ago my doctors would have said […]

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New space. New city. New name. New title. Vancouver here we come!

New Space

On March 1st I will be entering into a very new, exciting and “holy shit this is really happening!” phase of my life.

I’ve got a brand spanking new space in downtown Vancouver in the Duncan Building.

Suite 313, 119 West Pender Street to be exact. Here’s a visual.

In many ways I’m starting from scratch, and in many […]

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How to be Comfortable Sitting on The Ground. Step 1 – Lengthen Those Tight Hamstrings. [ATM @ Alta (the bistro in Whistler)]

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This morning I taught a Feldenkrais Movement Class (aka: “ATM”, or Awareness Through Movement) at a local bistro, Alta Bistro.

One of the managers loves ATM, and he really wanted to offer its benefits to his staff. [See, […]

Melt away chronic tension by finding your perfect posture in only 10 minutes! An audio exercise to start you out.

Everyone OBSESSES about their posture.

Do you?

The trouble is, Western society has some crazy ideas about how to find good posture. It’s a huge problem, actually, because many of those ideas screw us up. In fact, more often than not, they’ll actually make your posture worse, and your functional daily activities will be inefficient and tiresome.
Have a […]

What Happens When Muscles Act Like Bones & Why Stretching Won’t Get You Anywhere.

Imagine This (or better yet, TRY THIS!)

Take a chair and start to tip it such that it is only balancing on two of its legs. Now keep tipping. Then, take your hand away. If you don’t catch it in time, and bring it back to its other two legs what happens? It falls over. Bang!

Now […]