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Too much forward tilt can cause a cranky low-back

75% of my clients experience occasional low-back tension

General low-back tension is quite common in our chair-loving culture.

What’s the connection between low-back tension and sitting in a chair? View full article »

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Hot_Cold Therapy2A few years back, I sprained my wrist in a motorcycle training course. That’s as bad-ass as I can make the experience sound, and I should probably leave out the part about it really being a scooter… Accidents happen, right?

And the aftermath happens too. After the wrist cast came off, I experienced vascular compression.  View full article »

Pilates Teacher Rule of Thumb: teach the body in front of you. For people performing Pilates, this translates into: choose the exercises that your body needs to create balance, stability, mobility and strength.

When I’m teaching private sessions and small groups, I often ask the members at the start of our session: what feels off today? The #1 complaint mentioned in the populations that I teach: low back crankiness.   View full article »

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