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Teaching skills, business building & self-care

Teacher talk:

My awesome client doesn’t feel anything!

I'm a really somatic teacher. That means I'm interested in how my students experience the movments I share with them. It means I have to be creative when my client doesn't feel anything. Why does it matter if my client doesn't feel anything? Because it's one of the...

Rhomboid Push Ups & a surefire strategy for results

Rhomboid Push Ups, exploring movement and having fun doing itWhat's the WHY for your rhomboid push ups? It's such a seemingly simple exercise, but there are lots of bits and pieces you can focus on that change it up. You can think about the movement of your shoulder...

How to do lunges for strength, mobility and balance

How to do lunges 5 ways that wake up your body AND your brainI have a teaching strategy I call What's the WHY.  A simple exercise like a lunge actually has a lot of components to it.  Let's explore how to do lunges so they really zero in on a bunch of different...

Feet, knees & hips

Love Your Lower Body:

Pilates core exercises include your glutes & shoulders

Pilates core exercises that work your glutes too for a whole body approach to movementWhen you're looking for Pilates core exercises that also work your glutes, anything that uses the hands and knees position is going to be a winner. The video below gives you four...

How to do lunges for strength, mobility and balance

How to do lunges 5 ways that wake up your body AND your brainI have a teaching strategy I call What's the WHY.  A simple exercise like a lunge actually has a lot of components to it.  Let's explore how to do lunges so they really zero in on a bunch of different...

Leg Circles 5 Ways for Happy Hips

Leg circles 5 different ways to get you the happy, healthy hips you want!Leg circles may not be the most advanced and fancy exercise ever, but when you combine them in different way they can give you a fantastically satisfying burn. How do you do that? Use your basic...

Pelvic floor, abdominals, back & breathing

Treasure Your Torso:

How to do ab curls without neck pain

I don't just want you to know how to do ab curls, I want you to master them! First off, what's an ab curl? It's a small, controlled roll up into flexion that works your abs and the muscles in the front of your neck. It articulates the movement of your head relative to...

Pilates core exercises include your glutes & shoulders

Pilates core exercises that work your glutes too for a whole body approach to movementWhen you're looking for Pilates core exercises that also work your glutes, anything that uses the hands and knees position is going to be a winner. The video below gives you four...

Leg Circles 5 Ways for Happy Hips

Leg circles 5 different ways to get you the happy, healthy hips you want!Leg circles may not be the most advanced and fancy exercise ever, but when you combine them in different way they can give you a fantastically satisfying burn. How do you do that? Use your basic...

 Shoulders, arms, hands, fingers, neck and head (and eyes!)

Upgrade our Upper Body:

How to do upper back extension in 6 easy steps

Do you wish you knew how to do upper back extensions without hurting your neck or lower back? How to extend smoothly from start to finish? Read on, I've got your back!  (I love puns. I know they're the lowest kind of humour, but really, life can't be serious all the...

Rhomboid Push Ups & a surefire strategy for results

Rhomboid Push Ups, exploring movement and having fun doing itWhat's the WHY for your rhomboid push ups? It's such a seemingly simple exercise, but there are lots of bits and pieces you can focus on that change it up. You can think about the movement of your shoulder...

Work Your Superstar Underarms

Do this exercise to get ready for your life and build your superstar underarms  Here’s an exercise that really pulls its weight. Shoulder mobility. Shoulder strength. Core strength. Hip mobility. Hip strength. Hand mobility. Forearm mobility. And it’s an amazing prep...

Walking, squatting, hanging & barefoot living

Everyday Movement:

How to do upper back extension in 6 easy steps

Do you wish you knew how to do upper back extensions without hurting your neck or lower back? How to extend smoothly from start to finish? Read on, I've got your back!  (I love puns. I know they're the lowest kind of humour, but really, life can't be serious all the...

How to do ab curls without neck pain

I don't just want you to know how to do ab curls, I want you to master them! First off, what's an ab curl? It's a small, controlled roll up into flexion that works your abs and the muscles in the front of your neck. It articulates the movement of your head relative to...

Pilates core exercises include your glutes & shoulders

Pilates core exercises that work your glutes too for a whole body approach to movementWhen you're looking for Pilates core exercises that also work your glutes, anything that uses the hands and knees position is going to be a winner. The video below gives you four...

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