Posts Tagged "posture"

Strengthening the Neck

Posted by on Mar 24, 2021 in Exercises, Health and Wellness

Strengthening the Neck

You’re not alone if you’re still struggling to create a home office with proper ergonomics. It has been the most common issue facing our clients these past twelve months. So, in this week’s Quick Tip, we complete the journey of Katherine’s 7-Point Posture Program with exercise six and seven to strengthen the intrinsic muscles of the neck. These exercises are a great way to recover if your neck is sore after a long day working at a computer. If you missed any of the previous exercises in the 7-Point Posture Program you can find them all on our YouTube Channel. Exercise 1 – Doorway...

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Strengthening the Rhomboids

Posted by on Mar 10, 2021 in Exercises

Strengthening the Rhomboids

Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead one hour on Sunday, March 14th. One step closer to Spring! But while we’re in the last stretch of winter, you might be planning one of your last ski trips of the season, a refreshing outdoor activity that allows for lots of physical distancing.   Time away from the home office is the perfect opportunity to work on your posture. So many of you have shared with your therapist the impact working from home has had on your alignment. So, check out this week’s Quick Tip we’re returning to Dr. Katherine McCarty’s 7-Point...

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The Barrel Roll Exercise

Posted by on Feb 24, 2021 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

The Barrel Roll Exercise

Do you feel that? The sun is returning and the days are getting longer again. As San Francisco continues to recover and we all emerge from our winter hibernation it’s a good time to get our spines moving again.   In this week’s Quick Tip Derek shows us the barrel roll exercise. This movement is a great way to loosen up the muscles along your spine in multiple planes of motion, taking the cat/cow stretch to the next level.   It has been so wonderful to see more of our clients return to the clinic as vaccines become more widely available. We deeply appreciate how well...

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The Proper Way to Sit

Posted by on Feb 12, 2021 in Anatomy Lessons, Exercises, Health and Wellness

The Proper Way to Sit

This past month we’ve welcomed new clients and new team members to the Psoas family and we want to take a moment to appreciate our new friends. Our team is connected by our love of bodywork and motivated on our path to helping you move and feel better. It means so much to see our community come together and grow as we weather this stage of the Pandemic storm as one. We’re excited to see San Francisco starting to rebuild and we’re grateful to all of you for continuing to put your trust in us.   We’re returning to our twice a month Psoas Quick Tip that delivers short, educational videos...

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Quick Tip: Why We Love the Posterior Kinetic Chain Exercise

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Exercises

Quick Tip: Why We Love the Posterior Kinetic Chain Exercise

This week’s Quick Tip is a Psoas favorite. Join co-owner, Scott Schwartz, as he guides you through a simple, yet amazingly effective exercise to balance out your deskworker posture! The Psoas YouTube channel has over 125 Quick Tip Videos, which our massage therapists use daily as a tool to help clients continue their bodywork at home. Out of all of our videos, we recently discovered that the most suggested is an exercise, not our usual stretches that we suggest. It’s called the Posterior Kinetic Chain Exercise. Why we love the Posterior Kinetic Chain Exercise:     Everyone can...

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