Where Are You Parking Your Hip Joints?

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old car parked in a parking lot

To follow this post I suggest that you get good and acquainted with your hip joints—where your legs connect to your pelvis.

Alexander teachers are very interested in the head-spine relationship. I would go so far as to say that the head—spine relationship is the Primary relationship in your body. It is the first relationship you want to pay some attention to but not the only relationship. Another very important relationship is that of the pelvis to the legs.

What you are habitually doing with your pelvis will affect your head—spine relationship and vice versa.

When you stand what do you do with your pelvis? Where do you park your hip joints? Do you even know? Continue reading “Where Are You Parking Your Hip Joints?”

Take a Lesson from Ozzie

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My friends have a wonderful dog named Ozzie who loves agility training. Ozzie has been participating in agility competitions for the past few years. If you are not familiar with dog agility competitions they are the events where dogs are led through a variety of obstacles, such as tunnels, teeter totters, poles and jumps. The goal is for the handler to lead the dog through the course as quickly and accurately as possible.

At one all day competition about a year ago Ozzie had been entered in several events—and as it turned out, one too many events. Continue reading “Take a Lesson from Ozzie”