Monthly Archives: January 2016

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Part 2 Spinal Stabilization – When did we become so stiff ?

When on earth did we become so stiff and wooden like, especially in our spine? Any one who knows me will know that i am a great believer in a good upright posture, but we need to have freedom of movement to come in and out of the posture with a relaxed but held together [...]

By | 2018-05-16T13:11:19+00:00 January 25th, 2016|anatomy, back pain, pilates, yoga|Comments Off on Part 2 Spinal Stabilization – When did we become so stiff ?

Spinal Stabilization – Do we need it? Part 1

Spinal Stabilization – Do we need it? Part 1 During my travels in New Zealand I visited the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. I came across a most magnificent canoe – “The Waka ceremonial canoe”. The 35-metre-long canoe needs a minimum of 76 paddlers to handle it safely on the water. It weighs 6 tonnes when dry [...]

By | 2018-05-16T13:11:19+00:00 January 4th, 2016|anatomy, back pain, classes, Gyrotonic, pilates, yoga|Comments Off on Spinal Stabilization – Do we need it? Part 1