Why the “C” word is killing your ski performance.

 

When we are doing dynamic activities, such as skiing, we want our big muscle groups to be on-line in such a way that they get active when the time is appropriate, and then inhibited when they are no longer needed.

The key words for optimal sports performance are Adaptability and Resiliency.

Not that “C” word.  Or more commonly known as […]

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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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Better Body Balance. An audio lesson for proper posture and perfect balance.

Balance is insidious.

We are always seeking balance whether you know it or not.

By balance, I don’t mean “life-balance”, I mean, “living in a vertical plane and on two feet” kind of balance. Even when we are laying down, our inner ear and other very important body systems are seeking out where we are in space.

The […]

By |July 10th, 2012|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Better Body Balance. An audio lesson for proper posture and perfect balance.

Awareness or Survival: What came first?

Survival would be the answer to that question.

If you are joining for the first time, this is a series I am plugging away at titled “Creating Your Own Personal Instruction Manual” .
I’m going to look at this survival idea from a very brain-oriented fashion.
And rather than write about it extensively, I have a little audio […]