A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending a talk on Back Pain, hosted by an old friend and colleague, Osteopath Riki Richter. Riki is one of the owners of Synergy Sports Medicine, a wonderful clinic in the west end. Thank you to Riki for the invitation and to Inhabit for sending me […]
In the Franklin Method, Eric calls posture “dynamic alignment.” He is referencing the dual facts that the body is always moving and not static, and that in movement, our bodies are reacting to forces internal and external. We need to learn to move well and stop thinking of correcting our bodies in a static position.
It was with some trepidation that I set out on Module 1 of the Level 3 course of the Franklin Method. 4 weeks away from my family and work feels almost inconceivable, as does fitting this into an already very busy time. But having come so far with the Franklin Method, and knowing that the […]
As a woman and a mom, I get daily messages from the media about self care and what I should do to relieve stress in my life. I’ve wrestled with what works for me over the years, because time for myself has always been hard come by. I’ve tried the twenty minute face mask that’s […]
There, I said it. I’m middle aged! My mom used to tell me it was her favorite decade and nothing to be feared. Now that I’m here, I look forward to finding out why.
I’ve been asking many of my elder friends and clients for their advice as I turn 50. It’s been such a pleasure-lined trove […]
Imagine driving down the 401, it’s pitch black, and you’re trying to stay in the centre lane. How could you expect to do that when you can’t see clearly? Firing up a sleepy muscle is a bit like driving in the dark.
Many of us have muscles that are lying somewhat dormant, not awake enough to […]
If the change of season also signals a change of your routine, this month can be a challenge to both your immune and nervous system. Here are a few things to keep top of mind to keep you healthy during the transition.
Sleep at the same time every night, as much as possible, and allow yourself […]
How many of us watched the Olympics with awe at the accomplishments of the athletes? I certainly celebrated these young people’s achievements, and noticed their mental toughness. Many of us in the city have our children engaged in sports or physical activities as an “extra-curricular.” As a mom with kids who are very active in […]
iMessage is a default app for Mac users. This app made a huge impact on ios and Mac users even though its official app for them. This app allows you to chat, make a voice call, video call, and many more features. If the Skype is for Windows then iMessage is for Mac. Actually, this […]
Every Fall the studio’s birthday creeps up on me.
We just turned six (6!!!). In some ways I can hardly believe it’s been that long and in others, just like with your first child, each day and year has been slow, sometimes painful, always fruitful and challenging.
I am mostly overwhelmed this year with the honour of […]