Standing Has Never Been So Easy

March 1, 2019  by Dr. Suki Munsell

I remember a  broadway play years years ago called, Stop the World, I Want to Get Off.  The title stuck with me. Often, amidst the busyness of life we forget we can stop, take a breath and regain inner calmness.

The trick is using a neutral posture. When we stand balanced, our body language reinforces our feelings of relaxation rather than making us feel we are 'taking a position on something’.

Tags:  Posture, Body Mindfulness

Sitting Down and Standing Up Have Never Been So Easy

February 12, 2019  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Have you ever collapsed into a chair and strained to get back up? Wondering if there is another way? Watch our latest So Easy video and learn how to safely and gracefully sit down and get back up.

Tags:  Pain Relief, Posture

Common Walking Problems:  Part 5 of 6 From Upper Body Back to Lifted & Aligned

May 29, 2018  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Correct one of the 6 Common Walking Problems that limit the benefits of exercise walking. Avoid creating repetitive stress injuries that rob you of time, money and fun. Transform walking problems into walking solutions.

5. From Upper Body Back to Lifted & Aligned  

The Problem: When we carry a heavy package to our chest, like a laundry basket or a baby, we naturally shift our upper body backward to balance the combined weight. All too frequently this posture becomes a habit.

Tags:  Walking, Posture, Bio-Mechanics

Common Walking Problems: Part 4 of 6 From Slumping to Light & Lifted

May 3, 2018  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Correct slumping, one of the 6 Common Walking Problems with the 'Shirt Pull' exercise that students love to do - because it works. Stay tuned each week for simple solutions. Transform walking problems into walking solutions.

4. From Slumping to Light & Lifted

The Problem: When we slump we are out of postural alignment in gravity - and gravity will win.

Tags:  Walking, Posture, Bio-Mechanics

How Do I Improve My Posture?

December 5, 2017  by Dr. Suki Munsell

7 Effective Posture Tips from a Somatic Movement Coach

As a diminutive lady facing my mid-seventies, I don’t want to lose height. To keep myself free from sciatic pain I want to maintain the taller, stronger core I’ve built - an inner brace. I’m highly motivated to stay out of pain, to keep my lighter, lifted, and aligned posture.

Tags:  Posture, Stretching