is stretching so important? The reason is very
simple: massage and bodywork is only 1 hour per
week. OK, maybe 1.5 hrs. Maybe twice per week.
But how about the rest of all those 24/7 hours
that we are on our own?
stretching is a must for massage and bodywork
and general healing long term success.
are specific stretches that everyone gets
assigned based on what they need to
are some stretches that are more universal,
the pelvis and spine. Most of us these days
need to stretch the top of the body as well,
and make sure that the neck does not go
are less fun and more fun way to stretch. If
you are smart, you will find a way that works
for you. For example, I would not do yoga on my
own because I find it boring. But I will go to
a yoga class. On my own, I will do self
massage, some stretching, dancing,
walking and swimming. Doing tai-chi for 1 hour
is fun for me. I love martial arts and it just
"clicks" for me.
out what works for you and stick to it! You
will, if it is truly fun. You will huff and
puff and sweat and enjoy every minute of it,
and go back for more. Your life will just