Over the last 15 years, I have been experimenting with an optimal approach to freedom in movement by understanding the forces acting on the body, coupled with the investigation of the body from within.

The above investigation has unveiled a view of the body and optimal functioning that has come from sitting with the understanding that the body is one functional unit. Movement is whole.

More about Mark

Guest Blog: I Have Tried In My Way To Be Free by Phillip Marvin

I love Music and I love clear pointing.  Please find a great piece on the late Leonard Cohen by Phillip Marvin.   I Have Tried In My Way To Be Free  

Guest Blog: Manual Therapy or Functional Exercises? by Hans Lindgren DC

Hans has the knack of making complex topics, easier to understand by distilling the essence. Link to the full article below; http://www.hanslindgren.com/blog/manual-therapy-or-functional-exercises/ Please enjoy: Lately there has been criticism raised against manual therapy and it has sometimes been quite aggressive. Comments have been made that if a Practitioner lays you down on a table the […]

The Holy Trinity of Ideal Function: Observation, Palpation, Supervision.

I recently attended ‘DNS applied to the Tennis Athlete’ in LA which was facilitated by Professor Pavel Kolar. Pavel is an extraordinary Clinician because of his training, his experience, and his ongoing commitment to the evolution of DNS.  He also has a superb team of Physiotherapists who travel the world delivering courses and contributing to […]

Coaching Modified Bear

In this video, I coach Jordan in Ideal Modified Bear. Jordan and I have formed a Company called 5Dmovement which will offer a Membership Web Site, Seminars and Group Training. We are very excited about the potential of 5D to support our clients and to educate about Physiological Ideal. Please enjoy this perspective on performing […]

Guest Blog. Hans Lindgren. The Real Solution to Low Back Pain. Motor Control as the Basis for Moving Well!

http://www.hanslindgren.com/blog/changing-the-focus-from-managing-back-pain-to-providing-back-care/ A three-part series about low back pain was published in the Lancet on March 22, 2018. In the Lancet papers we can read that: “Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and for nearly all the people it is not possible to identify a specific cause of their pain”. (Non-specific low […]

Transformation Happens when We work in Relationship. Taste/Test/Trust

Taste, Test, Trust is a model for a 3 step process that is also spontaneous in our action/reflection in the moment.  Taste is the initial experimentation that is unfamiliar at this point.  Test is the beginning of the means being familiar and you are also noticing adaptation and change that aligns with what you hoped […]

Audio Podcast with Quantum Yoga

I really enjoyed chatting with Jonathon Rickert from Quantum Yoga. We discussed DNS How Stability is poorly understood and is the essential aspect to understanding Functional Breathing. Posture and Stability in Moving and Yoga Eccentric Control Coactivation Proprioception. Please enjoy, audio goes for 57 minutes.

Music and Movement are both Infinite Playgrounds

The below video is of Stings acceptance speech at the Polar Music Awards in Sweden. This award is the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for Music. In his speech, Sting shares that his most powerful realisation as a composer and musician, is the use of silence with sound. The implications of understanding what is meant […]