It’s coming into winter here in Australia. But these tips work all year round. So even if it’s summer where you are, try them anyway. Whether you embrace a cold day or grumble and hit the snooze button on your alarm for the third time, the depths of winter can result in many of usContinue reading “Winter Mood Boosters”
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Every Bone In It’s Natural Place
Every Bone Has It’s Natural Place The particular arrangement of the human skeleton is a product of the demands of upright living and the constant force of gravity. Each bone has a natural place relative to its neighbours. As in the song “Dem Bones” by James Weldon Johnson, The foot bones connected to the ankleContinue reading “Every Bone In It’s Natural Place”
Dr’s Testimonial for Gokhale Method
I have to share this great testimonial coming from a GP in my recent Melbourne Gokhale Method Foundations Course. He encourages his patients in Australia to look at root causes of their pain and promotes healthier ways to eliminate it for good! “One of the most difficult things all healthcare practitioners have to grapple withContinue reading “Dr’s Testimonial for Gokhale Method”
Physician, Heal Thyself
Gokhale Method® for a Pain-Free Back By: Esther Gokhale listed in Positive Health Online back pain, originally published in issue 213 – April 2014 Physician, Heal Thyself If you are a health and wellness professional, sitting, standing, bending and lifting likely constitute a large part of your work life. Are these positions comfortable forContinue reading “Physician, Heal Thyself”
5 Tips to Help Eliminate a Pain In The Neck?
Now I am not talking about how to deal with an irritating neighbor or an in-law that you may not see eye to eye with. I am talking about the pain we feel in our own body, primarily in our necks. Did you ever wake up in the morning with a “stiff neck” or feelContinue reading “5 Tips to Help Eliminate a Pain In The Neck?”
How do children develop poor posture?
How do children develop poor posture? Have you ever observed a baby sitting on the floor. They have perfect posture. Nobody is telling them to “sit up straight!” They just do this automatically. If you observe their movements you will notice something quite beautiful. They sit upright effortlessly with their pelvis positioned well to perfectlyContinue reading “How do children develop poor posture?”
Preventative vs Curative
Well-Being for the Open-Minded Sceptic #23 – Preventative vs Curative I recently finished teaching a Gokhale Method posture course. In it, I teach people how to sit, lie down, stand, bend and walk. Ha! You say, “I knew how to do all of those things from a very young age. I don’t need someone toContinue reading “Preventative vs Curative”
“Some Things to Avoid if You Want to Maintain a Healthy Back.”
People recognize that the body has a natural ability to heal and they seek ways to increase that ability. When it comes to back pain. You control your body. You can have good control when you pay attention to the messages and information you receive. You can put out fires as soon as they happenContinue reading ““Some Things to Avoid if You Want to Maintain a Healthy Back.””
Weak Pelvic Floor/Prolapse – How to keep things where they belong.
This is a subject that I hope I can shed some light on for those dedicated to kegel muscle exercises or those suffering from pelvic organ prolapse. Most people have no idea that pelvic alignment is essential for pelvic floor function. *1. The pelvic organ support system is actually a postural system not a gynecologicalContinue reading “Weak Pelvic Floor/Prolapse – How to keep things where they belong.”
Foot Problems and how Proper Alignment can help
Bunions: occur when the big toe bone is misaligned, which can lead to extra bone growth or the growth of the fluid-filled sac at the base of the toe. Bunions can cause redness, swelling, calluses and corns, soreness, and/or pain. Conventional treatment involves avoiding tight, pointed shoes, or accommodating the bunion with felt padding, orContinue reading “Foot Problems and how Proper Alignment can help”