24 November 2010 0 Comments

Pole yourself together

Once again I have had the opportunity to enjoy an anatomy workshop with Lori Coleman-Brown, focusing on the “top of the flag pole”, the head, neck and shoulder girdle. This area can be delicate for some and assessing their range of motion is a must; from the top of the head to the shoulders. We […]

8 March 2010 1 Comment

Kyphosis and Scoliosis

Recently I have had a slue of clients with some form of Kyphosis or Scoliosis. Kyphosis can be described as forward rounding of the upper back and sometimes referred to as “Hunchback” or “Roundback”. The symptoms include: fatigue, spinal stiffness, mild back pain and hunchback or slouching. Scoliosis can be described as a sideways curvature […]

21 September 2009 0 Comments

Single Leg Stretch

SINGLE LEG STRETCH Transition from Rolling Like a Ball by placing both hands on right leg, lying back, keeping head up and extending left leg (45*). Stretch right knee into body and stretch left leg away, switch hands to left leg and repeat. Perform this 5-10 times each leg. (Ex: right/left = 1) Purpose: Strengthen […]