Posts Tagged "foot wheel"

Quick Tip: Are you headed to the mountains?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Are you headed to the mountains?

Are you taking advantage of all the snow in Tahoe this year? It’s been fun hearing about our clients' Tahoe stories and we love keeping you in top condition for your ski/snowboard trips. But don't forget that these snow sports can be intense for the body in a different way than other athletics. That's why it's so important to make sure your body has what it needs — preparing for your trip, and on the slopes.  In the coming weeks, we'll share some dynamic warmups and recovery stretches for your snow adventure, but in this Quick Tip, Jenny reviews all the...

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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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Quick Tip: Have you massaged your feet today?

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Have you massaged your feet today?

We’re thinking a lot about feet this month; are you? Psoas co-owner Jenny Lightstone recently had an awesome session with Cassidy Moore over at the Body Gallery and was reminded about the importance of working out the foot. She wanted to share this simple process with you all. And hopefully you will also notice that consistent rolling improves the proprioception of the muscles in your feet, and helps you engage a broader range of your foot muscles while running. Directions on this one are pretty simple. Just get yourself a foot wheel or a tool to work the bottom of the foot. We like...

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