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Blog Tag: alignment

Alignment vs Positional Variability: Is that the right question?

The water is getting pretty murky out there, and I am seeing and hearing a lot of confusion regarding this question: alignment (defined as a specific alignment, usually “neutral”, the use of an optimized position) or variability (adopting a variety of postures) for pelvic health or diastasis concerns. Unfortunately, these two ideas have been communicated...

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How Should You Breathe?

The umbrella breath cue provides a visual for opening the ribcage to the front, back and sides. This promotes a balance of the muscles involved in breathing, and optimizes the action of the diaphragm to set up the pistoning interplay between the pressure system (IAP) and TA and Pelvic Floor. For more information on the...

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Q and A: Isn’t the Piston Approach just a Kegel Plus Breath?

The idea of the Piston is a component of a larger system that I teach. I hope it will steer folks toward a functional and relationship based approach to pelvic health and understanding of the role of the pelvic floor as a partnere in movement and performance. Some have asked but isn’t it just a kegel...

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Coffee With Lorimer

Well, we didn’t actually have coffee. But I think I may have been drinking coffee and done a spit-take when I opened my inbox to find that Lorimer Moseley had responded to an insanely long, and question laden email I sent him about a year and a half ago. Tweets had stirred up confusion in...

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