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Spinal Rhythm: Connecting The Head And The Pelvis *low difficulty low back neck posture Jul 07, 2022

Your spine connects your head to your pelvis. If your spine is free and flexible, a movement from your head should create a movement in your pelvis like a wave moving through the water. We often hold stiffness in our spine because of muscle tension, joint degeneration, or habit, that prevents...

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Squat Without Flaring Up Joint Pain *medium difficulty hip knees low back Jul 05, 2022

Squatting is an essential movement for comfortable and healthy daily activities. Every time you get up from a chair or take the stairs you are performing some variation of a squat. Learning the fundamental principles of squatting will help you increase strength in your legs, stabilize your core,...

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Cat-Cow and More *medium difficulty low back neck Mar 29, 2022

Reduce stiffness in your entire spine and hips with this variation of the "Cat-Cow" yoga pose.

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Rolling In Bed With Ease And Comfort *low difficulty daily function hip low back Mar 22, 2022

For some rolling in bed can be a challenging or even painful activity. I often watch patients struggle needlessly while attempting to roll on my treatment table. By following a few key principles nearly everyone can roll with less effort and little to no pain. In this video, you will see how to...

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11 Ways To Sit *low difficulty daily function low back posture Feb 10, 2022

When it comes to sitting, we actually have a lot of options for positions and postures. However, we tend to gravitate to the same position all the time due to our habits and preferences. This will strain the same areas all the time and can lead to pain or joint breakdown. You may not give a lot...

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Looser Hips & Low Back *medium difficulty hip low back Dec 16, 2021

Reduce arthritis pain by practicing moving your hips into rotation. Explore the relationship between low back and pelvis movement and freedom in the hips. You will learn to release chronically tight muscles in the inner thighs to allow for greater freedom of movement. By the end of this session,...

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The Neck, Shoulder, Chest, Low Back, and Hips Stretch *medium difficulty low back neck posture shoulder Dec 02, 2021

Explore this movement series to retrain your spine to twist, your chest to open, your neck to rotate, and your hips to expand. In normal daily activities, we turn our head and chest on a fixed lower body. In this movement improvement session, you will turn in the opposite manner twisting your...

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Flexible Spine Part 3: Twisting *low difficulty low back neck Nov 11, 2021

This video is the final of the three-part series on making your spine more flexible. In this video, you will explore how your spine twists and work on allowing it to move with greater ease and comfort. This movement improvement session starts with smaller, less taxing movements and then gets...

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Flexible Spine Part 2: Side Bending *medium difficulty low back neck Nov 04, 2021

Spinal side bending mobility is often overlooked, but it is a key component to many daily activities such as walking or standing on one leg and even breathing. In this video, you will perform a series of movements that allow you to explore your ability to side bend and discover where restrictions...

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Flexible Spine Part 1: Flexion and Extension *medium difficulty abdominals low back neck Oct 28, 2021

 'You are on as young as your spine is flexible" - Joseph Pilates

The spine can move in 3 planes of motion.  In the first of this three-part series, you will explore moving your spine into flexion and extension or bending forward in backward. This gentle but challenging movement...

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Longer Stronger Legs *medium difficulty hip knees low back strength Oct 21, 2021

Gravity is constantly pushing down on your body. You can either absorb those downward forces, compressing your joints, and straining your tissues, or you can resist that downward force with longer, stronger legs. In this movement improvement session, you will learn how to lengthen your legs...

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Shoulder Circles *low difficulty low back neck shoulder Oct 07, 2021

If I was only allowed to do one movement improvement routine for the rest of my life it would be this one. Shoulder circles are a great way to free up the entire spine, from neck to mid-back to low-back. They also create freedom in the hips and shoulders. In this session you will learn to find...

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Connect To Your Core While Standing *low difficulty daily function low back Sep 23, 2021

We don't live life laying down, so it is important to practice core control skills in a standing position. In this session, we will take the skill that you have developed in using your core from laying, to standing against the wall, to standing with support, to freestanding. By the end of this...

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Using Your Core To Move Your Limbs *low difficulty daily function low back Sep 19, 2021

Healthy movement begins at your center. The ability to use your core muscles to drive movement in the limbs will make you stronger and allow you to move more easily and with less pain. Being strong is important, but if you are not able to coordinate that strength to harmoniously engage with the...

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Foundations For Your Core: Freeing Your Pelvis *low difficulty abdominals low back Sep 17, 2021

Discover the strength that is already inside of you. In this session, you will learn how to unlock your pelvis so it can move freely. This will enable you to position yourself in more efficient positions with standing, walking, and climbing stairs.

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Regain Your Height Part 1: Elongating the spine *low difficulty daily function low back posture Aug 13, 2021

Do you feel like you're stooping forward a little more than you used to? Has your doctor told you you've "lost" a few inches? Well, you are not alone. Postural changes are a normal part of the aging process, but you can do something about it.

Join me in this session and explore a  movement...

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Happy Hips - Flexible hip joints and engaged muscles *medium difficulty hip low back Jul 28, 2021

In this session, you will learn a single movement progression that will improve hip mobility and muscle engagement of both hips at the same time. It is simple and efficient but still fairly challenging.   

I use this routine frequently with many of my patients with low back, hip, or...

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Terrific Torso: Freeing Up The Mid-Back and Ribcage *medium difficulty low back neck Jul 16, 2021

Mid-back and ribcage mobility is a pretty good indicator of someone's general movement health. Today we are re-visiting methods to find hidden flexibility through this often neglected area.

The thoracic spine (mid-back) is made up of 12 vertebrae, each with a rib attached on either side. Of these...

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Introducing Your Low Back and Pelvis - Recorded Session *low difficulty hip low back Jun 16, 2021

In today's live session we took a deep dive into becoming aware of habitual movement patterns in the low back and pelvis. A common source not only for low back pain but also knee, hip, and even neck and shoulder pain. 

If you missed this week's live session or just want to practice these...

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