Episode 6 is all about the hands and feet. That's right we reached the toes! This will be the last episode in my head to toe series...but something new and exciting is coming soon! I hope that this series has been and continues to be a useful tool for you at home. All episodes will remain on my page for you to cycle back through at any time. Benefits of massage to the hands and feet:
- Foot massage activates the nervous system and can ease stress and perk you up
- Foot massag
Episode 5 - LEGS. Our legs carry us through our daily lives. We must look after them and show them a bit of love from time to time! Self-massage is great for the legs because they are so easy to reach and you can really give yourself a good massage. This will help with recovery from training and even injury prevention. If you've been on your feet all day or after a particularly intensive dancing or running session, I would also recommend 'draining' your legs - simply lie down
Episode 4 is all about the HIPS. Hip mobility is so important for correct body alignment and balance of our overall biomechanics. In other words, good hip mobility will improve your relationship with the rest of your body. We were all born with excellent hip mobility - ever seen a baby squat down to pick up a toy? Perfect form! So then, we are regaining, not creating, hip mobility. You all have it within you! Now I am giving you the tools to reclaim it, and then MAINTAIN it.
This episode is all about the back. Back pain is my number 1 client complaint, and often their pain is chronic. What I mean by chronic is long-term. It is an underlying pain that comes and goes but just can't seem to be shifted for good. Bad posture or malalignment is the most likely cause of this chronic back pain. Therefore, the majority of this video contains stretches and exercises to help create good posture and emphasises the importance of a strong core to support our b