Do you think you have tight hips? OR, do you your students always ask you how to stretch "tight hips?" (I used the quotes on purpose). If so, then you may be interested in my latest blog post. ... See MoreSee Less
Anatomy Stories: Do You Think You Have "Tight Hips?"Excerpt: One of my favorite questions after class is this one:
"Hey, what can I do for tight hips?
I love this question on so many levels. One, I love getting questions. Two, the more I understand anatomy, the more I recognize some of the challenges present in this question. It's a trick question of sorts, but many students don't realize it.
Why it is a trick question?
Well for one, "tight"... ...
Anatomy Stories: Wrapping and Binding- Are You A Fan?Excerpt: I've been teaching for a long time now and I've noticed one of the factors that drive practitioners on the mat. It's something we all deal with in our lives off the mat too: it's what everyone else is doing. Did you ever hear your mother say when you were young, "Well, I know that your friend so and so is doing that, but I don't want you to do that. If your friend was jumping off a bridge, would y...