What is Neutral Spine or Neutral Pelvis?

And why is it important to work in this position?

If you have ever seen an x-ray picture of a the spinal vertebrae, or drawings or photos in an anatomy book then you know that the spine is not a straight bodily structure, like building blocks stacked directly on top of each other, but more of a snake-like curved structure.  Neutral Spine is the NATURAL curves in the spine, when standing in an upright healthy stance. In this position, the pelvis is not rotated posteriorly (tailbone tucked under) or rotated anteriorly (lordosis/swayback) however just…neutral. Read More…

Awesome Green Smoothie Recipe

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If you a re looking for new ways to get your greens into your diet here is a great idea: green smoothies! Read More…

You don’t have to be an athlete!

In my youth I was a dancer.  And the amount of time I put into it, you could say I was an über-athlete.  But in my 30’s and 40’s raising two kids and running a small business I have realized I will never again be an athlete.  For a while this was hard to accept. I would see all kinds of women and men, running.  They run like mad in my town.  There seems to be an obsession Read More…