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Becoming the Expert of Your Own Body blog Dec 10, 2019

Becoming the Expert of Your Own Body

What if movement was bigger than exercise, but in a less overwhelming and practical sense? What if you knew how to incorporate movement into your everyday life, not because you feel like you have to or should, but because you know exactly what your body needs...

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How to Achieve Your Deep Squat blog mobility squats strength tutorial Aug 05, 2019

Let’s talk squats!

Squatting is what is called a natural movement. A movement that you would see someone do to live their life if we didn’t have all the chairs, cars, running water and modern conveniences.

For many of my clients a squat is a personal goal of there’s, and I love...

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Intuitive Movement blog intuitive movement movement and emotions movement and fear Jul 09, 2019

I have been processing this phrase of late ‘intuitive’. This idea of learning to trust yourself and to allow your body’s needs to direct the choices you make. This idea of intuitive eating has been starting to gain traction. That there is no one size fits all approach to food,...

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Clothing and Movement..... Which Influences the Other? blog clothing fashion shoes sustainability Jul 08, 2019

Have you ever NOT done something because of what you’re wearing? “Sorry, I’m in a skirt…”, or you realize you can’t lift your arms overhead or give that big hug you’d like to, or you can’t walk comfortably because of what’s on your feet,...

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Is Your Pelvic Floor Loose? blog muscular tone pelvic floor pelvic organ prolapse Dec 12, 2018

We hear this term a lot, 'loose' to describe the pelvic floor, especially after women have babies. Our pelvic floors are often likened to a rubber band, and once it looses its elasticity - game over. Maybe, just maybe you can regain a little bit of 'tightness' by doing thousands of kegels a...

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Are Your Hamstrings Really Tight? blog muscle length tutorial Aug 03, 2018

I'm a body movement teacher and one of the things I do is pay quite a bit of attention to the way people talk about their bodies. "I have tight hamstrings" "My neck and shoulders are always really tight" or "My calf muscles are so short!". We make pretty definitive statements about our body and...

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Tips for Hiking with Children blog kids motherhood movement Jun 04, 2018

I'm a mom to a million children. Ok, actually 4 boys, but that feels like a million sometimes. I feel like I have gotten quite a bit of practice with hiking with groups of children. These are few things I've learned, some of them the hard way, but I've been willing to take one for the team....

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Minimalist Shoes... Why Are They Awesome? blog minimalist shoes Apr 06, 2018

"Don't your feet hurt in those?" and "Can't you feel everything in those shoes, like all the rocks and sticks and all?" or some such variation is the most common question I get when I wear my weird Vibram five finger shoes.

Funny Story. I always thought that the Vibram five finger shoes looked...

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Spring Cleaning the Feet blog minimalist shoes video tutorial Apr 05, 2018

April is Foot Health Awareness Month! Our feet are amazing parts of our body we don't really give much thought to, unless they are in pain.

The feet are just plain awesome! They have 26 bones, 33 joints and loads of intrinsic muscles. And we tend to encase them in immobile shoes, that place our...

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Ya'll, I did a minimalist shoe DIY thing.... blog diy minimalist shoes tutorial Apr 03, 2018

I'm a DIY'er. I love saving money, repurposing material, and using my hands to create something. I also have 4 growing boys to keep in shoes. This was the starting point to my attempt at making our own minimalist shoes.

Now, there are some AMAZING minimalist shoe companies out there that I fully...

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When Hope is Rebellious - How Movement Can Change the World blog chronic illness healing movement Mar 15, 2018

I believe the world is full of world changers, right in this moment. I see that our culture and world is full of pain, part of that being physical pain. I also know, from personal experience, that pain causes us to disassociate; from specific body parts, from the feeling of pain and discomfort,...

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Geeking out over the Psoas Plus a Tutorial blog movement tutorial psoas release Mar 12, 2018

The psoas (pronounced so-az) is an amazing muscle. And we have two of them! They are attached to either side of the lumbar spine, run over the pelvis and the ball and socket joint of the hips and connects at the femur bone. This is a deep muscle that cannot be accessed in many places, which at...

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