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Similar Same #1: Neck Extension

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A series looking at different means to say/ do the same things.       View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Austin Einhorn | Apiros (@austineinhorn_)     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Human Animation (@briangfox)         [Feature Photo by Olga Drach on […]

Joint Specific Band Work

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Brian Fox     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Human Animation (@briangfox)     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Human Animation (@briangfox)     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Human Animation (@briangfox)     View this post on Instagram   […]

Butter Back (part 3)

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Jeremy Fein   Go Further with Strength. Strengthen your middle, strengthen your movement.   STRONG BACK   STRONG FRONT   STRONG SIDES   STRONG EVERYWHERE (ROTATION)  

Butter Back (part 2)

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Jeremy Fein   Move All The Pieces. Can you conduct a spinal symphony?        

How to Fix Constantly Tight Hamstrings

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Tom Morrison   Listen here, Susan! (I don’t know your name so I will call you Susan for this blog.) You’re blaming your hamstrings for everything, when they’re probably the thing trying to hold your body together – and the stuff you keep doing to them won’t help because it’s not what they actually need! […]

Chains

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Jordan Terry     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Jordan Shane Terry (@adaptable_polarity)     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Jordan Shane Terry (@adaptable_polarity)     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Jordan Shane Terry (@adaptable_polarity)     View this post […]

A Watched Wheel

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Spontaneity & Fear

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Steph Lee     View this post on Instagram   Spontaneous backbends..are so not my thing. Years ago, I was hit by a car. My youthful ego pushed me back into dancing after 20 days of rehab. I kind of regretted not taking time out for myself then but shook the feelings off. “My body […]

Flying Squirrel Roll

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Austin Einhorn     View this post on Instagram   Harder and more beneficial than it looks. The challenge likely won’t be overcome with brute force and more contraction, something already in excess, but in learning to let go. This should be as free and effortless as possible, long term.  A post shared by Austin […]

Opening up the Front

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Dave Wardman   [*] Bridging [a.k.a Backbending] Bridging is found in many different physical culture disciplines: from the backbends of yoga; to the wrestler’s bridge; its use in feats of strength in circus performances; to its more dynamic and mobile expressions in capoeira or demonic possession. The posture itself can and should be viewed as […]

Extension Feedback

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Samantha Faulhaber     View this post on Instagram   Thanks to Ryan for letting me film a few seconds of our private lesson today. . , I used the foam roller to help him learn how to keep closed space as you drive forward without compromising your base. . . Fun that by the […]

The Law of Flexion and Extension

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Jim Freda   The law of flexion and extension is a basic principle of human movement. This simple idea has powerful lessons to teach us about posture and the sitting disease epidemic. Flexion is the position of the infant in the womb.  It is the fetal position. Flexion is the position we adopt when we […]