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As you lose control and range of motion in segments of the spine (especially turning the ribcage), the rest of the spine starts to lock up as well, then you get the majority of your motion from the hypermobile segments. When people come to class to stretch the back, they
…. is a deep muscle that sits close to the spine and runs vertically in small segments of approximately 2-3 vertebrae from the back of the pelvis to the base of the skull. It provides segmental stability of individual joints and protects the spine in rotational activities. Because of its
Stuart McGill is the Back Guru of Canada. He is a compassionate researcher who also works with patients, not just study them. What I admire most about him is the ability to teach people, patiently and simply, the basics of back care. Almost everyone will experience debilitating back pain at
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
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
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