Multiple times a day I help people view their aging or injured body in a new way. My 75-year-old aunt came to me with knee and back pain. Earlier in the year, she had a total knee replacement of the other knee. My aunt has always been extremely active. In her younger days, she played […]
Mindful Tips for Pain-Free Daily Movement
What is Mindfulness? Self-awareness of how to use our bodies safely is now known as mindfulness. In other words, it is the state of being conscious or aware of body movement in the moment. As a physical therapist, I teach “body mechanics,” or how to use the body efficiently to prevent injury. I practice these […]
Mastering Movement through Meditation & Mindfulness
Want to learn how to alleviate and avoid pain through mindful movement? Join me and my colleague, Judy Craven, in the upcoming workshop, “Mastering the Art of Movement Through Meditation and Mindfulness”. During this workshop, Judy will focus on meditation and mindfulness to quiet the mind bringing awareness to this now moment. I will teach you mindful […]
What is Mindful Movement?
Mindfulness – quite the buzz word these days. I’ve seen articles fly by on my google homepage about: Mindful eating Mindful showering Mindful meditation Mindful exercise How about Mindful Physical Therapy? I haven’t seen an article about Mindful PT fly by on my homepage. But really, PTs have been teaching mindfulness forever – we just […]