Philosophy, Smart Move, Yoga

5 Tips for Finding the Right Yoga Teacher for YOU

From exercise to lifestyle to philosophy, yoga is a dense umbrella of information. Ask most people and they'll say, "I LOVE yoga." Cool. But what does that really entail? Finding a great yoga class for yourself can be as hard as finding the perfect pair of jeans. Here are a few things to look for… Continue reading 5 Tips for Finding the Right Yoga Teacher for YOU

Body work, habit change, Healing, Neurology, pain relief, Smart Move

Sinusitis & Jaw Tension, A Match Made in Heaven

Suffering from sinus problems and teeth clenching or grinding? This is the missing link to healing both issues.

Healing, Neurology, Smart Move

Tension headache relief in 2 minutes – or less!

The other day while listening to Balance: In search of the lost sense by Scott McCredie I had an epiphany about movement, headaches and vestibular deficits. Humans have evolved to live bipedal, on the ground and able to travel great distances. Walking, jogging, running, skipping, and jumping are all very instinctual to us and that… Continue reading Tension headache relief in 2 minutes – or less!

Neurology, Philosophy, Smart Move

You Really CAN Prevent Falls

Take a deep breath. This is a touchy one. Talking falls is uncomfortable but taking a fall has a far steeper consequence. Falls contribute to a rapid health decline in people over 65 and older and 2/3 of people who fall once, will fall again within 6 months. I'm not here to scare you with… Continue reading You Really CAN Prevent Falls

Body work, habit change, Healing, Neurology, Philosophy, Smart Move

Happy Feet | Introduction

Welcome to Happy Feet A guide to minimal footwear and how to transition If you have ever wondered what people wore before Nikes and stilettos, you are already on the right track. If you have ever wondered how the foot really works and how it might affect your body, you have found the right blog… Continue reading Happy Feet | Introduction

habit change, Healing, Philosophy, Smart Move

Your Past is Your Path

(Photo by Caleb Jones on Unsplash) We are a goals-based, forward-moving, high-achieving species. Period. From technology to science to humanitarian efforts we are constantly pushing forward in pursuit of positive growth. On a personal level we set fitness, family, and financial goals and generally invest in personal growth. We are well on our way to… Continue reading Your Past is Your Path

Healing, Neurology, Smart Move

Chronic Pain, A Hard Truth

Word on the street is that chronic pain is resistant to treatment. It's pain you'll have to manage forever and there's no telling where it came from or if it will ever go away. If you ask me, that's an unacceptable response given the magnitude of symptoms chronic pain sufferers deal with. Unfortunately, we are… Continue reading Chronic Pain, A Hard Truth

Healing, Personal thoughts, Philosophy, Smart Move

And then what?

Fear-setting is the new goal-setting. Made popular by Tim Ferriss, fear-setting is based on ideals of Stoic Philosophy and is essentially the practice of objective reasoning in the face of adversity. By being objective to our fears, potential for failure, and worst case scenarios, we make room for success. Or simply stated, "The impediment to… Continue reading And then what?

Body work, Healing, RPY, Smart Move, Uncategorized

Smart Move Wellness | Move well. Feel better. Be joy!

How you feel about the world depends on how safe you feel in the world. If we don't feel safe, we live in anxiety, depression, anger, sadness, manipulative tendencies, etc. If we don't feel safe, we also slump our posture, suffer digestive issues, rashes, chronic pain, and migraines. Safety, from the Smart Move Wellness perspective,… Continue reading Smart Move Wellness | Move well. Feel better. Be joy!

Body work, Healing, RPY, Smart Move, Yoga

Highways to healing

Energy lines are highways to healing. Stimulate them correctly and you'll receive benefits like balancing, energizing, and stabilizing yourself. Sign me up! Let's look at a few ways of finding the 4 most basic sense lines, Sumana, Ittha (Ida), Pingala and Kalathari Finding your basic sense lines: Sumana has medial and lateral lines. The medial… Continue reading Highways to healing