Posts Tagged "self care"

Releasing the Suboccipital Group

Posted by on Oct 1, 2020 in Exercises, Uncategorized

Releasing the Suboccipital Group

Look up at the bright side! The suboccipital muscles help us extend our heads (Get it? Look up?) as well as rotate them. This group of muscles sits at the posterior base of the skull, and they’re easy to overlook, but they’re often major players in headaches and posture issues. Anyone with desk-work related posture problems is likely to have some chronic tension in their suboccipitals. So this week we’re bringing the foam roller back out for a Quick Tip on releasing the suboccipital group. This movement, although nice and easy, is super effective! Lay back and enjoy some...

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Quick Tip: Do you have your best foot forward?

Posted by on Aug 14, 2019 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip:  Do you have your best foot forward?

Your feet feel the effects of whatever activity keeps you going: whether you’re ramping up training, walking, standing, or sitting still. So while we’ve been showing you some great tools for your low back and legs lately, this week we want to zero in on the feet. Many of our clients find tension building up in the fascia that runs from the toes to the heel. And when we don’t address that tension early on, it can lead to problems like plantar fasciitis. So check out this week’s Quick Tip from the archive for a variety of ways to care for the feet, and let us know what...

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Quick Tip: Did you know Psoas is open the day before and after Thanksgiving?

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in Gifts, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Did you know Psoas is open the day before and after Thanksgiving?

  Amidst the stress and excitement of this oncoming holiday madness, take a deep breath and schedule some self-care time at Psoas.  Taking care of yourself through the end of the year by getting proper sleep, exercise, nutrition, and body maintenance will help you show up in the best way for your loved ones.   Stop in before Thanksgiving to help clear your mind, or the weekend after, for enjoyable bodywork that will keep your food-induced coma going through the weekend. Your Psoas therapist will help you relieve your tension, anxiety, and back/shoulder pain from lugging...

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