Winter Exercise: T Spine Mobility

By Jennifer Norman RMT, B.Kin, CSCS With the cold weather coming in we are more likely to stay inside and significantly decrease our activity levels. Unfortunately when we don’t move, our body will become stiff and weak, making it more difficult to complete daily tasks. This is especially relevant as this is the season of […]

Fall Stretch: A FULL BODY Stretch

By Megan Evans RMT, CRHP Check out my 20 minute FULL BODY head to toe Stretch on YouTube. Click the link here: FULL BODY STRETCH ROUTINE NOTE: As with any stretch, if you feel any pain at any point please discontinue the stretch. This can cause damage to your muscles. First warm up with a shower or […]

Fall in love with Meditation

By Yazdan Raees, DOMP Wherever you are, you are one with the clouds and one with the sun and the stars you see. You are one with everything. That is more true than I can say, and more true than you can hear. ~Shunryu Suzuki Learn to Meditate: 1. Sit comfortably with your spine straight and eyes […]

The Upward Dog

1 – Lie on your stomach 2 – Lift the chest off the floor and look forward, hands and elbows in front of you on the floor 3 – Pull with the fingers, driving the body forward (Stay here for 5 breaths or continue) 4 – Push the tailbone down and tighten the front of […]

The sternocleidomastoid. What is this muscle? Why does it matter?

The sternocleidomastoid (SCM) attaches up at the mastoid process (behind the ear) immediately below the skull and stretches down to the sternum (chest bone) and clavicle (collar bone). The SCM’s actions are crucial for a healthy cervical spine, but the unfortunate reality of everyday society is that we place these muscles in a jeopardized position. […]

Child’s Pose Stretch

Child’s Pose is known as “Balasana” in Yoga [bala= child, asana =posture]. It’s easy to underestimate both the challenge and the opportunity of this simple pose. If you’ve been to a yoga class, you may know Child’s Pose as a resting posture – something provided as option when you need a break. Labeling something as […]