Posts Tagged ‘posture’

Straightness

While working, walking, sitting, riding, and more straightness is very important. In the morning, stand in front of a mirror and check your alignment. Close your eyes and memorize what straightness feels like. During the course of the day, try to recreate straightness from memory and then spot check it in a mirror as you…

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Repetitive Work And Counter-Actions

  Challenge of working in a repetitive work action.  The body is not a machine, so how to counteract the effects? Stretching, moving, and positional awareness are key. Stepping out, sitting in nature, hearing something soothing, breathing fresh air, allowing time for one’s self are all personalized counter-actions.  

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Challenges of Sitting Cross-legged For Meditation

  If you didn’t grow up sitting cross-legged or don’t practice on a regular basis, it could be daunting.  Sitting with a straight spine is the most important, so if you have to sit on something, legs to the side, or some variation, the straight spine with the core connected should be the focus.  Since…

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Running And Stride Length

  Part of rehabilitation has included a corrective lesson on running properly.  Ok, so I like the feeling of the “frolicking/slow motion running across the beach” style, but it is not supportive of much distance.  Running so my stride length and arm swing are related (horse’s front and hind legs move in proper timing through…

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Weight Distribution, Posture, and Alignment

When do we need posture and alignment?  The better question would be when do we not need posture and alignment? Everything about the body design is focused on alignment and posture, so the joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bones can operate with minimal distortion, pain, or injury.  For many  repetitive stress, accidents, genetic composition, and…

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Daily Selfseed #1 How Heavy Is Your Purse/Satchel?

Let’s start at the beginning… Daily Selfseed #1.  The Daily Selfseeds are short videos to inspire and motivate picking one of the 11 Selfseeds to plant in your personal garden.  2:33 Daily Selfseed #1 How heavy is your purse/satchel? HD 11 May 2013 1:05 Edit Small changes can make a big difference.  Working with alignment ,…

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