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Articles in our movement library are based on the concepts in our course book.

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Living | Eating | Loving

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Poses | Mobility | Somatics

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jeffrey demonstrating the shoulder CAR

Learn the shoulder CAR (including safe variations)

In this video we explain the six different articulations of the shoulder joint and how to effectively perform a CAR (controlled articular rotation) from a standing, seated, quadruped and prone position. The basic articulations: Flexion and Extension Abduction and Adduction Internal and External Rotation The … Read more

How to correctly perform the hip CAR

In an earlier post we touched on what CARs (controlled articular rotations) were and why they are important to learn for postural yoga. However the importance of joint articulation and rotation goes way beyond the scope of yoga. Movement is part of our everyday lives … Read more

Forest bathing and yoga

How I conquered anxiety with weekly forest bathing

Anxiety is a problem we all experience in some way. The severity and frequency of it relies on our ability to maintain a unique emotional equilibrium. Sometimes there are aspects we can control, but many times these elements are outside of our control and we … Read more

girlfriends sitting in lotus pose with raised hands outdoors

Pull your shoulders down the back

Welcome to the cue corner.. In this article, we are going to talk about a common cue that is used while reaching the arms up overhead in yoga and group fitness.  “pull your shoulders down the back” instructor What is it doing? Taking the arms … Read more

shallow focus photo of man stretching

5 exercises that will decrease back pain NOW!

As a follow-up to last weeks article about “how to flex your spine”. Here are some easy to follow exercise patterns to begin your spinal flexion journey. These can be done by anybody and you do not need to be in good physical shape to … Read more

How do you flex your spine?

Spinal flexion is one of the most important movements that is often neglected. Common sayings like,  “don’t round your back”, “stand up straight” and “keep a neutral spine” not only move us away from flexion, but build habits of avoiding it altogether. When avoided, it … Read more

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