sessions always include basic anatomy and
stretching education, and always include
reflections on thoughts, emotions, and life
habits, because they can and do influence our bodies.
Everything starts from the structural balance
and our thoughts. Both have to be equally
addressed. Read about
remodels you and gives you a jump start to a
new life. Then it is your job to maintain your
newly remodeled property, i.e. yourself. For
that, you need to better understand how your
If an inner organ is sick, it will create knots in the muscles (which will then make it harder for the organ to get healthy).
In this case, it will be good to work on the tight area to jump start the healing process, and the healing will require that
the organ get healthy. For example, tight abdomen (due to wrong foods, stress,
illness, injury, bad posture, or whatever) will cause lower back pain. The
person with those symptoms will have to change
their diet, quit drinking, quit sugar, drink
more water, eat more slowly, etc.
If the body gets tight, then a healthy organ will eventually get sick because it will not have enough circulation. For example,
shrugging the shoulders and tightening the neck
when we are cold and huddling to warm up, or
scrunching under intense stress is often a
precursor to getting a sore throat or headache. Tight tissues have less
Very often tightness is due to emotional stress. For example, divorce,
separation, jobs, kids, overwork, etc. For example, tightening
every time you think about your ex-from-hell
will cause literal heart pains and twisted
intestines, which will trigger tight neck,
headaches, and lower-back problems.
Sometimes tightness is due to lack of
physical ability to do something. For
example, weak wrists are more prone to carpal tunnel syndrome.
Very-much-pronounced right-hand people have
issues with their left side. Try
Sometimes it is the environment that is not conducive to well being.
For example, we live with an alcoholic, or
our boss is abusive, or we don't get along
with our roommates (which also could happen
to be our spouse and kids). The toxicity can
be environmental; for example, moldy carpets,
dust, new rugs with chemical smell, A/C
that was never cleaned out and is just spewing
dust and microbes.
Sometimes our lifestyle is not ergonomic, for example
we walk with our head
first, or have a non-ergonomic computer
setup, or talk on the phone all the time.
Very often our tight areas are old, often we carry knots for years.
For example, that car accident from 10 years
ago can be still felt as a tightness in the
neck. Throwing out the lower back 20 yrs ago is
still felt today. Unless it is resolved, it