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Improving Balance and Preventing Injury

TweetShare Do you have any idea how you keep your balance and why you re-injure yourself? Are you aware, when you go off balance, why you go off balance? You’re not alone. For most people, improving balance seems to be … Continue reading

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Somatic Education | Intrinsic Action, Extrinsic Action and “The Controlling Moment”

TweetSharea deeper view of somatic education “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” So wrote Benjamin Franklin in Poor Richard’s Almanac. Failing that, another saying carries the point:  “The biggest problem could have been solved when it … Continue reading

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Changing Muscle Memory — Manual Manipulation vs. Neuromuscular Training/Somatic Education

TweetShareA basic understanding of muscle tone recognizes that the seat of control of muscles and movement is not muscles, but the brain, not “muscle memory” but “movement memory”, not “posture” but habitual or learned movement patterns (of which posture is … Continue reading

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