Moving through your day with ease requires a number of things; clear intentions, a kind and compassionate mind, food and fluid for fuel, and a mobile, comfortable body.
I hope this blog post helps you to address at least one of these.
I believe that if there’s one thing that keeps us feeling young, it’s ease of movement - pain-free, full mobility. Having smoothly gliding joints and muscles that allow us to spring up from the floor, move around with ease, play about and enjoy life in our bodies - that’s priceless!
And yet SOOO many of us neglect it.
I certainly did. Were it not for those horrendous stretch sessions within my dance classes when younger, I dread to think what my incredibly (and incredible) active childhood would have done to my body. So whilst I was the girl reaching for her knees as all the other dancers basically had their noses’ on the floor, at least THEN I was giving my body a little TLC!
My return to stretching over a decade later and my battle with my lead-like limbs is another story for another time, but I wanted to get started today but sharing a few of the basic stretches that helped me shift my rigid body into something that surprised me with it’s capacity for mobility and bendyness.
So here are 5 of my ‘go-to’ stretches, to ease my body and mobilise my joints. Details on when and how to perform these are below.Read More