Partner Cross Legged Sitting with External Rotation/Abduction/Trunk Flexion

This is an excellent opening for the low-back, hip and ITBand. The relative position of the femur relative to the trunk is; External rotation Abduction Trunk Flexion Therefore this exercise is excellent to lengthen through Peroneii, IT Band and thoraco-lumbar fascia. Perform 1-3 times per week.

Closed Chain Contract-Relax for Levator Scapulae, Trapezius, Pec Minor and Bicep

Create a foundation for the stretch by ensuring vertical neck to occiput and with the crown of the head as a base. Thigh angle is vertical and spine is long. Cylinder is active throughout. Interlock fingers at the sacrum, lengthen arms and widen shoulders. Start to lift away. Partner assists with gentle vertical lift and […]

Attitude, Motivation and Jazz!

For as long as I can remember, when I have spoken to a client about essential ingredients to break-through, I have mentioned Attitude and Motivation. Why? Attitude is a baseline.  It is how you approach everything that you do. It is a constant in your way of working. It is how you relate. Its how […]

Upright Posture/Core Stability/IAP and Initial Exercise for Ideal Core Stability

Upright Posture needs the energy in the body to travel from the feet to the crown of the head. The core aspects of this are the diaphragm as the pressure regulator of the core in the chest and the pelvic floor and hips as the base. We first experience this as an infant on its […]