Loss of mobility is NOT a normal part of the aging process. In fact, research shows that we have the ability to restore lost mobility and improve alignment well beyond what we believe.
Our modern sedentary lifestyle has caused many of us to lose some specific range of motion in our major joints.
Wellness is a journey of finding the tools and techniques to help us return to our optimal function.
Pain is NOT an ordinary part of life!
Pain is a sign that something is needs to be addressed.
Chronic pain and stiffness can be managed with the right type of movement.
As long as we keep moving, our cells will continue to regenerate and can adapt and restore much of the strength, flexibility and range of motion of our younger years.
Techniques that focus on slow, methodical movements help to release tight muscles and rigid fascia, rebalancing the tissues that support posture.
Using movement to build body awareness, provides the knowledge to find our optimal posture in daily activities.
Building strength and flexibility supports our daily activity (functional fitness).
Resting and engaging in lower intensity activity provides the conditions for the body and nervous system to reset and repair.
Invest time and energy attending to your wellness now. It will reap dividends in the future.
Restorative movement is designed to optimize the body’s full potential.
Most exercise is designed to load and break down the muscles in an effort to help them build back stronger.
Restorative fitness focuses on easing pain and restoring joint function with gentle simple movements. When you learn how to move efficiently your entire body functions more effectively and efficiently.
Connective tissue is frequently a suspect in many nonspecific forms of chronic pain.
When we liberate the connective tissues in our bodies through movement it becomes less rigid, reducing pain and stiffness.
This in turn will increase your range of motion and flexibility. Improved flexibility allows for enhanced circulation throughout your body and helps alleviate problems due to poor posture.
Overall fitness requires the muscles retain the range of motion requires to support the skeleton. Full body, functional movement helps to improve cardiovascular health, and blood flow to the muscles.
When your muscles are in balance and your body is in structural alignment, your joints, muscles, and nerves can function well. With improved balance and stability, your day to day life and athletic ability will improve, and your risk of injury will be reduced.
Alignment is the key to optimal movement and pain relief. The skeleton is designed to support the entire body upright against gravity.
We can train our muscles to improve our posture and alignment.
Your body is made to move.
Restorative movement helps decrease fatigue and improves endurance in your everyday life and recreational activities.
You can reduce the risk or even reverse the effects of hypertension, non-insulin dependent diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis
An at home option to support your work with therapists, chiropractors, other health workers to restore posture and wellbeing.
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Frequently asked questions about Restorative Movement.
Wellness and fitness require activity as well as rest and rejuvenation. Learning how to listen to the wisdom of our bodies will improve our quality of life.
Restorative movement is recommended for any level of fitness. High-intensity exercise requires some recovery time for maximum benefit. Beginners will benefit from learning proper posture and techniques to ensure their fitness journey will not be cut short.
Restorative movement is designed to rebuild healthy alignment and mobility.
Types of restorative movement include:
The right type of food, movement, and sleep are all important to maintaining the ability of our bodies to recover. The challenge for us is finding and sticking to those habits that support the body’s healing capacity.
Restorative movement is a critical step in supporting the body in repair and regeneration. Rest and relaxation are just as important as effort in maintaining a healthy body.