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Quick Tip: Do you want to fight gravity?

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you want to fight gravity?

  Do you think you're too busy to stretch? Even when you don't have a real chunk of time in your day, remember how big a difference a few stretches throughout the day can make — whether you're at the desk, getting off a plane, or slugging through a long commute. In this week's Quick Tip, Jenny demonstrates a really fast way to counteract (some of) the force of gravity pushing down on your ribs, spine, and hips. Use it to get into those hard-to-reach lateral areas of the low back and, depending on the placement of your feet, into your hips and legs,...

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Quick Tip: Did you know stretching your pecs can relieve neck and back tension?

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Did you know stretching your pecs can relieve neck and back tension?

This week we provide you a compilation of a few different shoulder and pec stretches featured on the Psoasbodywork YouTube channel. The start of the new year brings cold weather and a motivation to work harder, which usually means spending more time hunched over, either in a warm blanket or at our desk. The stretches below can help you relieve some neck or upper back tension that consequently develops, and also have you feeling energized  for your day. Check them out, try them out, and let us know how it goes!  Don't forget that posture balls along with other...

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Quick Tip: Are you going to be flexible and pain free in 2017?

Posted by on Dec 23, 2016 in Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Are you going to be flexible and pain free in 2017?

You inspire us every day: Your commitment to your health, your patient struggle through your pain and focus on your recovery, your motivation to take on the next challenge whether it be an Ultramarathon or moving with more ease to enjoy a nice walk. You are the reason we do this and we love supporting you in your life endeavors. We hope that every day we are able to help one of you feel better and move better, that you spread this love in your community and we all are helping better this world. And as always our goal is to help you get through the pain so we can focus even more on...

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Quick Tip: Do you know how to use The Stick on your calf?

Posted by on Dec 23, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know how to use The Stick on your calf?

If improving your mobility is one of your 2017 resolutions, then consider incorporating the ease of The Stick into your regular self care practice. This week Jenny shows you how to use The Stick to loosen up your calf. This is a great way to get ready to move before a workout or to get in deeper after a long run, and is highly recommended for runners, those who drive frequently, or those who wear high heels. You can ask one of our therapists to show you how to use it, and you can buy one at the studio if you like it! 

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Quick Tip: Do you know how to loosen up your feet?

Posted by on Dec 21, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know how to loosen up your feet?

This week's quick tip is about loosening up your feet and relieving pain that can typically develop for runners, people who wear high heels, or those who deal with plantar fasciitis. Jenny shows you a few quick ways you can start working out the muscles in your feet daily using a golf ball, foot wheel, or with your hands. Be sure to check out our Toes Pose and Yoga Toes videos on our YouTube channel to learn how to further open up and strengthen your arch. Nothing makes a better stocking stuffer than goodies for your feet! Stop by the clinic, and...

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