Posts Tagged "stretch"

Quick Tip: Want to make your forearms feel even better?

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Community Workshop, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Want to make your forearms feel even better?

How did that AIS stretch for the forearm flexors go last week? Hopefully you got some good relief, but make sure to go all the way and try this week’s quick tip for the forearm extensors. Both functions of the forearm are crucial, so don’t leave one out. And finally, if you’re still on the fence about signing up for the Conscious Cleanse, today’s your last chance! Sign-up by the end of the day today to start the new year cleansing your body in a healthy and balanced way. And whether you do the cleanse or not, you should join us for a workshop on juice cleansing next...

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Quick Tip: Holiday Stretch Guide

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Stretches

Quick Tip: Holiday Stretch Guide

Join co-owner, Jenny Lightstone for this week’s Quick Tip as she demonstrates ways to stay loose and limber during travel season. Make it a priority to stretch and keep your blood flowing during your holiday travel! Your body will thank you. Psoas is excited to present this Quick Tip as part of the Eat REAL for the Holidays campaign! Eat REAL’s mission is to increase production and consumption of healthful and sustainable food for all communities. An online auction will take place on December 5th, and you’ll see us there with a special offer! Click here to check it out!...

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Quick Tip: Loosening Shoulder Tension

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Stretches

Quick Tip: Loosening Shoulder Tension

It’s amazing how much a quick time out for breathing and stretching can help alleviate stress! Job, money, kids, car, travel, diet… all of these stressors can cause our muscles – especially the ones in our neck and shoulders – to get wound up and painful. This week, Psoas therapist Ryan Saldivar brings us some simple exercises that can help ease tension and help with overall relaxation. Check it out! The key to these exercises is to relax and breathe deeply. Try them at your desk or anywhere you are that you feel stress and tension creeping up on you. Then relax and...

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Quick Tip: The Sub-Occipital Stretch

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Stretches

Quick Tip: The Sub-Occipital Stretch

This week we have another video about neck health, which includes a great Active Isolated Stretch. The focus is on the small muscles that flex the head backwards. As a group they are called the suboccipital muscles. They are naughty little muscles that are tight on most people and plague many with aches and pain. If you work at a desk, it’s safe to assume your suboccipitals could use some help. So check out the video and let us know what you think! Please Read: It is very important that one understands two simple concepts when doing Active Isolated Stretching (AIS). Please view this...

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Quick Tip: AIS Psoas Stretch

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Stretches

Quick Tip: AIS Psoas Stretch

We have shown you a couple different ways to stretch the psoas, and this week we bring you a video that shows you how to do an Activated Isolated Stretch with the psoas muscle. The psoas is an extremely important muscle and is used in almost every movement you do throughout the day. It’s so important, we named our business after it! So try it out; it will help you feel taller, straighter, and looser in the hips and lower back. Who needs this exercise? You. Me. Everyone. This is truly one of the most universally effective stretches. If you fit into one of these categories, give it a...

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