Video: Diaphragm Exercises Part 2 (12-12-17) Transformation FME

Welcome to this week’s transformation tools!

December: Franklin Method in Daily Life: Breathing

This month we are focusing on breathing. December is a stressful month for a lot of people. It’s a month where we sometimes add a little extra to our load. For example: extra Travel, family, shopping, cooking can cause our stress level to increase. So this month we’re going to remind you to breathe and treat yourself to more oxygen, improved circulation and reduced stress.

If we can improve something we do that often, the quality of our life will improve in general. Well, breathing is something we do very often: we breathe about 20000 times a day!

In your toolbox for this week we have:

  •  Video lesson: Franklin Method Diaphragm Exercises (part 2)

We’ve also added a PDF download of our imagery and movement chart. You can use this throughout the Transformation series to track your own movement and imagery progress

As an educator, you also get an educator extra each week.

This weeks special insider “Educator only” tool is the selfie video “Erector Spinae”  

Educator Extra:

Erector Spinae




You can use these tools as a reference or here are Actionable ways to use this weeks tools:

    • Community Discussion: This month’s theme is how to use Franklin Method in your everyday life: breathing. The goal is to make what you do everyday better. This week we continue month with a part 2 video of diaphragm exercises from Eric to help you with breathing and voice production.  Let’s see if taking these exercises into your daily life can help improve your breathing.  What are your goals for improving what you do everyday? Can you pair any of these exercises with what you’ve learned about walking, balance and imagery during this transformation journey? Make note of your breathing this week. At the end of the month when you do a comparison you can see if you find a difference. You can post your evaluation and discussion here : community forum.
    • The education extra this week was a selfie video from Eric Franklin showing you more about the Erector Spinae. What are some ways you can incorporate this into your teaching and daily life? Do you notice a difference in your own teaching and movement incorporating this exercises? Discuss this on our educator forum 


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