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Tension is the Enemy of Movement

We have probably all heard the “cue” or instruction to correct slouching by simply being suggested or told to take your shoulders back and lift your chest. However, this isn’t the best idea as it causes tension in your body. Tension
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Using the Franklin Method Fascia Massager ball to tone your feet.
Using a Fascia Massager To Tone the Muscles in Your Feet

This week we are going to talk about using the Fascia massager to to tone our feet. 
Your feet work hard, and often times we may ignore them as we train our body. However, your feet takes you around your world and deserves to
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Eric Franklin explains why not to grip your core, with the Franklin Method
Why you shouldn’t grip your core: Part 2

This video is part 2, from a two part series, about why it’s not a good idea to “grip” your core. You can see part 1 here. 
In this video we are going to talk about the lower abdomen and the
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Knee Rhythm at Notre Dame

In Paris during a recent Teacher’s Training class, I took a moment to talk about Knee Rhythm at Notre Dame.


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Why You Shouldn’t Grip Your Core – Part 1

This video is part 1, in a two part series, about why it’s not a good idea to “grip” your core.
We are also going to do a quick overview about breathing and your diaphragm and how your breathing effects the
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Is cueing to lengthen your spine always a good idea?

 Our spines are our natural force absorbers as we move, instead of ridged straight columns like we may imagine them to be. In light of their practical design, this video talks about why it is not always the true or
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Training improves what you are doing

Training improves what you are doing. If what you are doing is functional you are training your body for long lasting health. If what you are doing is against function, then exercising can actually hurt you.
This week’s video is an
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Is Flexibility an Emotion?

If you feel inflexible you normally stretch out your muscle. However, there is also another way. Did you know that your brain influences your flexibility depending on your state of mind?
When you watch the video, join in on the exercise
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Freeing the Chest and Spine with Heart and Lung Imagery

Visualizing your organs, as you are moving, has many benefits. Organs can also form joints with one another or the surrounding structures. For example, as shown in this video, the heart forms a joint with the lungs in which case
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How To Open The Hip Naturally – Franklin Method®

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