How to do a Wrist CAR (controlled articular rotation)

The basic articulations: Palmer Flexion Dorsiflexion Radial and Ulnar Deviation The Wrist CAR (controlled articular rotation): Rest the arm along side the body and bend the elbow to 90° Take the contralateral hand to the forearm and hold the elbow joint in supination Stabilize the … Read more

Isometrics, PAILS/RAILS and PNF stretching

In this episode we talk about Isometrics, PNF and PAILS/RAILS. We explain their concepts (in detail) and show you how to effectively apply them to a practice. Various techniques are discussed along with breakdowns of individual postures and sequences and methods.

Active and Kinetic Stretching (Explained)

In this episode we discuss active and kinetic stretching, the next progression for stretching after the passive aspect is safely understood. We break down these concepts and show you how to effectively use them the practice. Various techniques are discussed along with breakdowns of individual … Read more

How to do an Elbow CAR (controlled articular rotation)

The basic articulations: Flexion and Extension Supination and Pronation The Elbow CAR (controlled articular rotation): Take the arm along side the body and stabilize the humerus (upper arm) Fully lengthen the arm to find elbow extension at the end range. While at end range extension, … Read more

What is passive stretching?

In this episode cover passive stretching, the cornerstone of yoga and most stretching practices. We talk about the overall concept and how to use it for flexibility? Various techniques are discussed along with breakdowns of individual postures and methods.

How to do a Knee CAR (controlled articular rotation)

The basic articulations: Flexion and Extension Internal and External Rotation The Knee CAR (controlled articular rotation): Bend the knee into flexion and rotate the tibia to one direction at end range Maintain rotation and take the knee into extension While in extension, rotate the tibia … Read more

Joint Articulations | The Foundation of Movement

In this livestream we talk about the many joint articulations and they apply to every movement and pose in the body. We then discuss these foundational movements and how use them in your Mobility and Yoga practice. Various techniques are demonstrated along with breakdowns of … Read more

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How to do a Hip CAR (controlled articular rotation)

The basic articulations: Flexion and Extension Abduction and Adduction External Rotation (lateral) and Internal Rotation (medial) The Hip CAR (controlled articular rotation): Start standing Bend the knee and thigh (femur) moving the leg diagonally across the midline of the body for adduction Then take the … Read more

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How to do a Shoulder CAR (controlled articular rotation)

The basic articulations: Flexion and Extension Abduction and Adduction Internal and External Rotation The Shoulder CAR (controlled articular rotation): Start standing or elevated in a seated position Keeping the arm straight, externally rotate the shoulder to end-range while taking it into full adduction Maintaining end-range … Read more

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