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Relax & Release Your Shoulders

Welcome to a the 2nd video in new series of free video lessons that we will be publishing at least once a month for you.
In this video we are are going to work on releasing shoulder tension, pain and tightness in your shoulders and
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Improve your posture
Improve your posture: Banish “Forward Head”

Improve your posture: Banish “Forward Head”
Welcome to a new series of free video lessons that we will be publishing at least once a month for you.  In this video I will be showing you some simple ways to use imagery and
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5 Fun Exercises with Bands
Stronger abs, improved balance

Stronger Abs, Improved Balance: 5 Fun Exercises Using Bands
Workouts don’t have to be drudgery, they can be fun.  For today’s video lesson I will be teaching you some creative and enjoyable ways to train your core using resistance bands. This is the
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Embodiment and the Franklin Method


By Morten Dithmer, 2016
(or rather, what do we mean when we use the word embodiment in the Franklin Method).
Within some movement practices words like somatic practice, physical intelligence and embodied practice are used – often interchangeably – somewhat
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healthy side bend
Imagery for a Healthy Sidebend in Yoga

A few weeks ago I posted a video lesson to help you attain a healthy backbend in Yoga using Imagery. This week I have a video lesson for you to show you Imagery for a Healthy Side Bend in Yoga. A side bend is
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FM for Running
Franklin Method for Running: Relaxed Shoulders

This week I am going to take you outside in Brooklyn to show you how to improve your running with relaxed shoulders. If your shoulders are tight or hunched it will block movement of the spine, pelvis and leg. I
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Healthier Back Bend In Yoga
Imagery for a Healthy Backbend in Yoga

 The backbend is used in Dance, Yoga, Pilates and in many other movement modalities.  In this new free video lesson I will show you a healthier way to perform a backbend. The video will start out with a short overview
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Fascia Imagery and Movement to Free & Lengthen your back

This week I have a free video lesson for you, which will teach you how to free and lengthen your back using fascia imagery and movement. Also included is a short summary of your deep fascia and how it effects your muscles. 
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Take a moment to relax and refresh your eyes

Your eyes are busy all day long looking from one screen to another (like emails like this). Our eyes watch the road in front of us, show us words to read, and survey the sunsets: our eyes are the windows
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Release lower back tension, by pampering these organs

Your heart. Your lungs. We know that these organs keep your body alive. Today our free lesson is about a different set of organs, these also work non stop – and are the cleaning crew for your blood.
It’s time to pamper and treat these organs
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