Structural Integration

What is Structural Integration? Structural Integration (SI) is a therapeutic process that uses various techniques and modalities of manual therapies to help bring you into an improved, more efficient structural and functional balance. SI aims to optimize the body you…

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Why Tension Is Needed For Integrity

Tensegrity & the Body Tensegrity is an elision of ‘tension + integrity’. Buckminster Fuller, building on the highly original sculptures of Kenneth Snelson, coined the term, to indicate that the integrity of the structure derived from the balance of tension…

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Degenerative Disease and Preventative Healthcare

The Ramifications of Improper Body Use Are Big Now more than ever before, people are suffering from degenerative diseases. There is no coincidence that this has happened since we begun using our bodies less. What is interesting is that connective…

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Why Biomechanics Matter

What are Biomechanics? Training with biomechanics takes into account your current position in space and how your body adapts to physical circumstances. As an example, lets say you have arthritis of the knees. Arthritis occurs because of joint friction, excessive…

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Physical Health

In my fifteen years of being a part of the exercise and health community the subject of acquiring and improving one's health is something that most people all agree on. People want to be healthy. For some healthy is a…

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A New World

A New World If there was a world you had never been to, and it was safe. Would you travel there? And if in that world there were answers to questions you have, and it was safe to investigate it,…

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Healthness: The Road Less Traveled

Tunnel Vision I work in a field called spatial medicine, also known as physical medicine. Your physical therapist, chiropractor, massage therapist, and CrossFit or yoga instructor does the same thing. Essentially we work with people to educate them on their bodies…

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Functional Training Advice: Part 1

The buzz is out everybody, functional training is in. But what is functional training? Everybody seems to have a gimmick, in a moment I'm going to share my gimmick, but seriously, wtf is functional training? A lot of times, programs and…

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Basics 101: Quadped with Resistance

Think "create core tension when you breathe out" and as you breathe in, "relax into the floor, fill the back of your shirt with your spine". But DO NOT let go of the tension you created, be sure to maintain tension…

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Hip Rotators: Are You feeding Your Glutes?

JOINT CONTROL: ARTICULAR STRENGTH Today's lesson is a brief introduction to osteokinematics and arthrokinematics. You don't need to memorize them, but all you want tot know is that one is the description of a body part at the site of…

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