Body Connectivity

What is body connectivity? It’s the missing piece to true fitness. Learn how to be truly connected in your body.

  • Looking for some effective stretching exercises? Here's a quick 30-second energizing sequence you can do at home or in the office. No leggings required.

Stretching Exercises: Try this quick 30 second stretch.

Looking for some effective stretching exercises? Try this quick 30 second stretch for the most bang for your buck. If you're looking for ways to feel awesome, start stretching. A good stretch can wake you up, unlock tension, and make that too-long car ride seem less evil. The good news is you don’t have to [...]

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  • What does your sitting posture have to do with low back pain? Lots! Learn how to sit properly and the one single tip that will keep your back healthy.

Sitting Posture: The QUICK fix to reduce low back pain.

Let's talk about your sitting posture. And back pain. And how your sitting posture is probably the reason why you have low back pain. And while we're talking about your sitting posture - I mostly want to to talk about your behind. Why? Because I have a bootylicious fix to give you a better butt [...]

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  • Lose 10 pounds in 10 seconds. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, learn the super simple body hack that will fool even your toughest critics.

Lose 10 pounds in 10 seconds. No diets necessary.

Lose 10 pounds in 10 seconds? Stop right there. You didn't really think you could lose 10 pounds that easily, did you? I'm mean, let's be real. If you want to literally lose 10 pounds in 10 seconds you’re going to need to perform some sort of unpleasant surgery. Or give birth. So unless you're ready to pop, [...]

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  • Interested in reading body language? Want to make a better first impression and find your inner confidence? Stop making these 5 body language mistakes.

Reading Body Language: Don’t make these 5 mistakes.

When I was young I used to think that reading body language would open a whole world to me. It was a world where I could better understand people, ace job interviews, or know if my date liked me or not. The funny thing is, during my training to become a certified movement analyst, I [...]

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  • Want some good posture tips? Check out this comprehensive article on the basics of sitting. Improve your posture and reduce back pain. Super important stuff.

Good Posture Tips: The Complete Guide to Healthy Sitting

Good posture tips are floating all around online. The problem is, most of them don’t address how to maintain good posture while sitting. And with back pain on the rise for so many people, knowing the basics of sitting isn’t just about looking tall and confident. It’s about reducing chronic back pain, having more energy, [...]

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  • Learn the benefits of deep breathing and how to enhance your health with these breathing exercises and tips.

Benefits of Deep Breathing + Breathing Exercises & Tips

What are the benefits of deep breathing? Well, I’ll tell you. But first, take a deep breath in. Go ahead, I’ll wait. When I was a freshman in college my roommate (who I still love and adore) would often be at her computer typing away furiously while I’d be on my uncomfortable twin bed doing [...]

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  • Learn about the free way to boost your health. Earthing benefits range from better sleep and much more. Learn how easy it is to start earthing today.

Earthing Benefits: The free way to boost your health.

Let’s talk about earthing. As a modern dancer I’ve always viewed the feet as the foundation for the body, especially for spinal health. I prefer walking barefoot as much as  possible, and when I buy shoes they MUST be comfortable. And as a somatic practitioner I often look at women wearing high heels and feel [...]

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  • Suffering from a stick neck? Are your shoulders always sore? You may be surprised by the cause and relieved by the simple solution.

An epidemic so huge, you are probably suffering from it right now.

Stiff neck? You're not alone. In fact there is a huge epidemic happening right now across the world. Huge, I tell you. Huge in that I see it everywhere... Huge in that it is affecting people who may not even realize it. Huge in that YOU might be suffering from it even as I write [...]

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  • Finding common ground: Justifying your natural approach to life.

Common ground: Justifying your not-so-common hippie ways

Home birth. GMOs. Co-sleeping. Vaccinations. Real food. Toxins. Think about all the hot topics that get people riled up. For many, choosing to go against "the norm" and live a more natural, back-to-basics life is an easy decision. For many, those choices only come after lots of research, deciphering, and small changes. Either way, making [...]

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5 ways to better workouts

Friends, we have a problem. I noticed the problem several years ago.  Through the pressure of a friend I finally got a membership to a local gym.  I was pretty excited for my promised weight loss, ripped abs, and toned arms.  I arrived on my first day ready to conquer the treadmills before heading over [...]

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  • Is your chair a pain in the back? Learn why your chair may cause back pain.

Your chair can cause back pain. The sad truth.

Back pain. Many experience it. Did you know that back pain is the second most common reason for medical visits? According to Dr. Michael Roizen, about 65 million Americans suffer from back pain. He points out that “the way the odds play out, you’re likely to have about one serious episode of back pain for [...]

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  • Learn about body connectivity - the missing piece to your fitness training.

Body Connectivity: The missing piece to fitness

What is "body connectivity"? I often have people ask me that. My instinct response is pretty childish. A certain song pops into my head... You know the one… The hand bone’s connected to the… which bone? Ah yes, the wrist bone!  Clever. I think we all “get” that the body is connected.  After all, how else would we [...]

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  • Don't let your backpack hurt your back.

Backpack the size of Texas? Let’s try something else.

Sometimes my "school days" seem like a distant memory. Which I'm okay with. There are plenty of things I don't really miss: tests, grades, busy work, etc.  On the list of things I don't miss from that former student life is carrying around a massive backpack. I will often see students of all ages dragging [...]

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