Community Workshop

Quick Tip: Want to ask a nutritionist all your questions?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2018 in Community Workshop, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Want to ask a nutritionist all your questions?

When we take our important questions about nutrition to the internet, we often come back discouraged or armed with information that doesn’t account for our particular needs, characteristics, and goals. That’s why we’re inviting you to a free community workshop with the newest member of our clinical team: Certified Nutritionist and Natural Chef, Karyn Forsyth Duggan. On Wednesday, 2/28, Karyn will hold an open forum for all your burning nutritional questions – right here at Psoas. Using her Functional Medicine lens, she’ll focus on the relation between nutrition and...

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Quick Tip: Shouldn’t every month be BIKE MONTH?

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Community Workshop, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Shouldn’t every month be BIKE MONTH?

We are a bike loving crew here at Psoas. We love how bike month encourages us not only to move our bodies and care for our health, but to lessen our environmental impact. To celebrate, we have a ton of cool stuff going on in May for you to enjoy:  Instagram contest to win a free massage:  Want $20 off your next session? And the chance to win a free massage? Just share a photo of you with your bike on instagram! Tag @psoasbodywork, use #psoasbikemonth, and let us know how Psoas has helped you stay cycling. Want to participate but don't have instagram? Just email us your photo and caption...

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Quick Tip: Do you know about The Stick?

Posted by on Jun 11, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Community Workshop, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know about The Stick?

There are many fun and useful mobility tools available, but proper instruction and understanding of their benefits are initially limited. The Stick is a great product we stock here at Psoas, which is useful for loosening up and getting your muscles ready for movement as well as for preventative maintenance after a harder work out to help your muscles from tightening up. Watch below as Jenny shows you how to use The Stick on your quads. Check out this product out along with the shorter travel friendly model we have the next time you stop by the studio.

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Do you know what your superficial back line is and how to stretch it?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Community Workshop, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Do you know what your superficial back line is and how to stretch it?

Did you know your superficial back line is a sheath of connective tissue that runs from your forehead to your toes? This week Psoas co-owners, Scott and Jenny, show you how to stretch your superficial back line (SBL) so you can keep it strong and healthy. Proper care of your SBL is important as its primary role is to keep us upright and to prevent us from falling forward. Consistent sitting or slouching will cause the SBL tissue to be tugged into positions that can cause calf cramping, spinal compression, or just general looseness which can make it difficult to maintain proper back and...

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Quick Tip: Do you know how to stretch your psoas with a partner?

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Community Workshop, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know how to stretch your psoas with a partner?

This week Psoas co-owner, Scott Schwartz, and Psoas client and 2016 Olympian, Nathalie Marchino, demonstrate a great and easy partner stretch for your Psoas muscle. As a competitive athlete it is very important that Nathalie is able to access the full length and strength of her psoas to help increase speed, power, and endurance while maximizing performance and preventing injury. The psoas is the only muscle that connects our upper and lower body yet is one of the most neglected and damaged muscles due in large part to the consistency of which we regularly sit. Get out of your chair, find a...

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Quick Tip: Looking to stretch your posterior shoulder?

Posted by on Feb 3, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Community Workshop, Exercises, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Looking to stretch your posterior shoulder?

In this week’s quick tip we will show you how to stretch the back of your shoulder while additionally increasing range of motion in your shoulder. Breathe into it and use it also as an opportunity to open up the back of your lungs and ribcage. It also, coincidentally, is great for anyone looking to improve his or her football throw just in time to play some catch before the Super Bowl! Don’t forget to plan how you want to spend your Valentine’s Day! If you are doing anything holiday related or not, Psoas is here to help you out. We are discounting all gift certificates $10...

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