Save Your Spine! Interview with Jean Couch

By | 2017-01-30T16:49:25+00:00 May 3rd, 2013|Aging, Back Pain, Bending, Body Awareness, Breathing, Exercise, Healthy Posture, Sitting Posture|

This is an interview that I did recently with Jean Couch, author of The Runner's Yoga Book,  and the owner of the Balance Center, where I did my training in the Balance Posture Method.  Check out what Jean has to say about keeping your spine healthy so that you can look and feel your best. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DD: What do you think people today most need to know about reducing back pain? JC: The anatomical knowledge that is desperately needed in the US today is to know the difference between your waist and your hip sockets!  People have no idea that [...]

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Use Your Breath to Elongate Your Spine

By | 2017-01-30T16:49:27+00:00 November 4th, 2010|Breathing, Healthy Posture, Sitting Posture|

I just came back from 5 days of training at the Balance Center ( where I studied with 2 of the teachers from the Aplomb Institute in Paris. This is the school of Noelle Perez-Christiaens, who is the originator of the posture work that I teach. Georgia and Christine have elegant, graceful posture, and look fabulous. Their spines are very elongated, their necks are long, and they move with such ease. We worked a lot with the breath, and I'd love to share with you an exercise to help you elongate your spine using your breath. The main theme that [...]