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Womb Squat Series Part 1

April 23rd, 2013 | Moving

Want to significantly improve your health and slow the aging process by doing one simple exercise a day?  Of course you do! Well… everyone has probably moved this way at one point in their lives, but perhaps don’t remember it.  This is the position we used to play in for hours as little tykes.  Traditionally, we used this primal position for just about everything, but over time and use of modern conveniences… sadly, we just don’t do it anymore. What is it?

THE WOMB SQUAT

It’s one of the most therapeutically beneficial positions performed frequently in Taoflow Yoga (fusion of yoga and qi gong) and is one of the most functional and primal positions known to mankind.  Traditionally, humans of all ages (including elderly) used this position for working (picking roots out of the ground, cooking over a fire), giving birth, eliminating feces, and just resting. Many native cultures outside of the Western world still use this position daily. Keep Reading…

my-warm-up

My Warmup – A Way to Stand Up Straight in a World That Sits

March 12th, 2013 | Moving

This is my warm up.  It’s a warm up that I’ve put together and frequently use for most all my workouts.  It’s a bunch of stuff that I’ve thrown together from my experience as a physical therapist, Crossfit coach, long time athlete and student of movement.  I’ve learned a lot from some of the best practitioners and coaches in the world and use many of their ideas in this warmup.  It takes into account many of the things I feel are important for to health, performance, & functional longevity. Keep Reading…

Paradigm shift part 4 how we move and exercise

A Paradigm Shift… Part 4: How We Move and Exercise

July 30th, 2012 | Moving, Thinking

Previous postings to this series:

How we move and exercise
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Quick Tips on Moving

Quick Tips on Moving

July 3rd, 2012 | Moving

We are creatures that were meant to move! The way we move on a daily basis can help us prevent pain/degenerative disease and improve our physical, mental and emotional states!

In this section of the blog we intend to share with you what we’ve learned about the human body and movement as physical therapists and coaches.  Our goal is to pass along information regarding posture, movement and exercise that will help you prevent pain and optimize your health and fitness. Keep Reading…

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