Getting to Know Your Back
The back is an incredibly complicated structure anatomically, but even more so when you consider other parts of the experience like the the vascular system and the nervous system. But humans are not just walking talking tissues. We are embodied selves with thoughts, feelings, beliefs and predictions. These parts of our experience are EVERY BIT as important to our experience as the tissues themselves, maybe even MORE important.
Free Your Sternum for a Happier Neck
If you often get tension headaches, this practice is for you. If you are someone who has a stiff or painful neck, I’m so glad you are here. This pain care yoga practice combines a somatic lesson with Yin poses to free your sternum. Once you see how the sternum is essential to easeful neck and head movement you will be forever changed.
Mobility Drill: Upper Thoracic Differentiation
If you suffer from a tight neck, aching shoulders and upper back, this is a go to mobility drill. Often we get locked up and stuck in the upper back. This mobility drill is designed to restore the supple freedom we need in the thoracic spine to move well and feel good.
Seeing the Back
This is a special practice for students with ongoing back pain. We will explore the back through somatic movement, Yin poses and interoceptive practices. Learn how to use your “eyes” and breath to “see” your whole back.
60 Short Minutes to Less Neck Pain and Stiffness
This practice is a godsend if you suffer from neck pain and/or stiffness. Equal parts Feldenkrais Method® and Yin Yoga. We will focus our attention on the pelvis and spine rather than the neck to keep things soft and comfortable.