This simple stretch involves the entire back of your body. Starting from your elbows to your shoulders, down your back, glutes, hamstrings, calves and down to the heels of your feet. For the most effective results, let gravity do all the work. As you bend forward at the waist keep your arms folded but relaxed… Continue reading →August 22, 2016
Now that we’ve “loosened up” our bodies with the steady progression from the Neck stretch through the Heaven & Earth stretch, we’ll focus on the waist. This stretch is super valuable because of the many ways we twist, turn and bend during the day. Having a flexible waist will save you lots of unnecessary pain… Continue reading →August 15, 2016
Have you noticed the pattern of the stretches? We started at the top with the NECK stretch, followed next by the SHOULDER ROTATION and then followed by the ARM stretch. Each stretch involves the previous stretch, but moves us in a direction down the body. The HEAVEN AND EARTH stretch is no different. It works… Continue reading →August 8, 2016
The Arm Stretch is very important and builds on the Shoulder Rotation Stretch. Feel the stretch as it moves the warmed shoulder muscles in a new direction. This stretch adds benefit down your arm and, very subtly, all the way to your fingertips. Don’t forget the all-important proper breathing: Breathe in through your nose in… Continue reading →August 1, 2016
Now that your neck is warmed up we can continue with the Shoulder Stretch. Don’t allow more than 1 minute to lapse between the Neck Stretch and the Shoulder Stretch. While doing the Neck Stretch you were already warming up the shoulders and, so, preparing them for this stretch. Be sure to follow Alivia’s instructions… Continue reading →
September is fruit and veggie month and there is no better way to add fruit and veggies to your diet than picking your own produce at one of the thousands of U Pick farms throughout the United States or visiting a farmers market. Be sure to check our calendar every day this month for tips to add fruit and veggies to your diet.