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Benefits of Fitness at Any Age

Learning to move well, with meaning, is vital to aging well and fitness. I (Justina Bailey) was invited to speak with Teresa Ostman of Wellnessnews Choices for Healthy Living® on the radio show Wellness Wednesday (CHLY 101.7 FM on Vancouver Island), to discuss some tips and thoughts on what people can

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Hip Socket and Ligament Highway

The Hip Socket Knows All

The hip socket knows when you get new glasses, when you had a tooth removed, and when you don’t sense gravity well. The pelvic bones have a huge influence on how we walk, and how AND sense our body in space. Many of you have heard of proprioception but do

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Organs Influence the Way You Move

Did you know that the location of your organs can impact they way you exercise and move? Most people are very surprised at how much their inside organs influence the way you move. Pilates, or any exercise routine, can be a great way to transform your body, if you can

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Air Flow Dysfunction = Pelvic Dysfunction

If you CAN NOT get air into the back of your lungs, you CAN NOT get into a posterior pelvic tilt. Air and pressure should flow and mobilize the back of lungs and back of the pelvis. When you are unable to do this or sense this, it becomes a

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Pelvic Tilt vs Spinal Flexion

Many well-intentioned individuals believe they are doing a posterior pelvic tilt, but they are not engaging any of the muscles needed to do so and instead are flexing the spine erroneously, creating wear and tear on the disks.  First, we do this on the floor because the joints are looser

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