Gaining essential knowledge about yourself, your body, your inner workings, and then implementing and applying these newfound insights and tools in your life is one of the ways that are so important to empowering yourself. On this page I share with you some of the things, understandings and practices, that have helped me along my way. Hopefully they can serve you, and please leave a comment if you thought it was helpful or if you have any questions.. With love, Rusty.
With the recent recognition and discoveries concerning fascia and its importance, the understanding of our bodies is changing drastically. (Fascia = the fibrous, elastic connective tissue that’s everywhere in our body, read more here.) Before we thought of our bodies as divided in different parts and of our bones as being stacked upon each other, like a building, with the muscles attached to the bones. But this is not the case. And how we see
Breathing is something we take for granted, we do it automatically every minute of every day of our lives. It is the most important of all of our bodily functions, as all other functions are dependent upon it. But we underestimate the importance of our quality of breathing. Correct habits of breathing are essential for our vitality, immunity to disease and overall ease in navigating life. But how many of us truly use the breath
The body tells a story and never lies. Are you listening? (Where emotions are stored and how to let them go.)
Your body is a map and storage house of every experience you have ever had. So many of us carry repressed and trapped emotions within multiple areas of our bodies, without even knowing it. In fact, we can go years, even decades, completely oblivious to the blocked energy our muscles are holding on to. This repressed energy is responsible for countless ailments and chronic health conditions that cause us great suffering. The fact IS that
The psoas muscle (pronounced SO-as) may be the most important muscle in your body. Without this essential muscle group you wouldn’t even be able to get out of the bed in the morning! In fact, whether you run, bike, dance, practice yoga, or just hang out on your couch, your psoas muscles are involved. That’s because your psoas muscles are the primary connectors between your torso and your legs. They affect your posture and help to stabilize your spine. The psoas muscles
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