It’s no exaggeration to say we feel much better overall when we improve our posture. A recent client described it as “Lighter and brighter and more optimistic.”
Many different elements combine to make up our posture. To benefit from a well-aligned spine and ease throughout our body, we must find ways to work with them and without constant conscious effort.
You will know what I mean if you’ve ever tried to stand up tall – the moment you’re distracted, your posture automatically returns to your default posture.
Out there in the big, wide world, there’s a lot of information about what constitutes good posture and a worrying amount offers advice that frankly does more harm than good.
For example, in this short article Why Posture Matters from Harvard University, it says that good posture means “braced abdominal muscles”. This is not only incorrect, but encourages action that can often leads to all manner of ailments from indigestion to chronic pelvic pain.
In this workshop, we will:
This workshop is suitable for all practitioners of yoga, Pilates and other fitness bods who would like to get more out of their practices by having greater awareness of their spine and posture.
Sunday 25th June, 10 am – 2 pm. Registration from 9.45 am.
Kingston Upon Thames
Loulou James, designer of the Buttafly and the Buttafly Technique, Chartered Physiotherapist & Yoga Teacher.
All the Buttaflys you need will be provided for the class. If you wish to order a Buttafly and collect at this workshop, this can be done when you purchase your ticket.