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How to Jedi the Sh*t Out of Strength and Grace

How to Jedi the Sh*t Out of Strength and Grace

The myotatic reflex keeps muscles from snapping. When we reach the end of the stretch, we feel a slight bounce back. That’s the myotatic reflex signaling. To keep from triggering it, we move slowly, creeping in under the radar.

To Be of Service

To Be of Service

The roots of giving is the awakened heart. If we remain open to the unknown and are willing to decline the seductive call to withdraw, we are free to follow the natural urge to give in even the smallest and most underwhelming ways.

Cultivating Contentment

Cultivating Contentment

There are specific roots that can be directly cultivated. These roots include the capacity for being present, generosity of spirit, gratitude, loving-kindness and forgiveness.

Happiness is an Inside Job

Happiness is an Inside Job

Happiness. It’s our constitutional right to pursue it, but what exactly is it?  Most people associate it with mildly continuous feeling of joy, but it’s closer to state of contentment in which one is okay with life as it is. It’s less a feeling and…

The Repair

The Repair

The ability to repair – be it your body or relationship – is a life skill. We’re not taught this. We’re a fast-paced culture that doesn’t encourage slowing down, but that’s exactly what healing demands.

Are You Ready for a Redo?

Are You Ready for a Redo?

A balance body is a powerful one, full of energy, ease and grace. It is something anyone, at any age, can achieve with a dedicated exercise program. To rebalance the body, we need to bring it back into alignment by moving the whole musculoskeletal system.

The Bones

The Bones

The simplest and most effective way to recruit all the bones is by doing large, full-body movements using the weight of your body as the load on the bones.

Why Essentrics?

Why Essentrics?

We sculpt our body every day of our lives in the way that we hold them. In other words, you get what you train for!

Want More Energy?

Want More Energy?

Every cell requires a source of energy to power its life. This energy “power plant” is called mitochondria. Most cells have only a few, whereas the muscles house 95% of the body’s mitochondria.

Move a Bit, Every Day

Move a Bit, Every Day

We need our connective tissue to remain slippery. Thankfully, we just need a bit of gentle exercise to get the fascia moving. Thirty minutes a day is enough to move throughout the rest of the day with ease and grace.