Archive for the ' Neuro Connective Therapy ' Category

Pistol Squats! How to Release Your Calves.

I’ve read enough blogs and exercise programmes to know that ankle flexibility and mobility is the holy grail of the squat world. I just finished reading a blog that made me cringe… it was about a young lad who tortured his calves with daily stretches so that he could perform pistol squats. After months of […]

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More About Your Jaw.

Do you know that your tight jaw could be switching off your core, your butt and your pelvic floor!? An overbite or an underbite will also affect the way your muscle firing sequence works. I had braces as an adult. I didn’t know it at the time but getting my teeth wired up not only […]

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Is Your Tight Jaw Affecting Your Movement?

Jaw Dysfunction (TMJ) is common, so common that 7 out of 10 clients and patients who attend my clinic present a tight jaw. The good news is that a simple TMJ release (a technique for relaxing your jaw and neck muscles) can make all the difference to the way you feel and move, and even […]

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How Is Your Diaphragm Function?

Your diaphragm is the most important muscle in your body, without it, the auxiliary breathing muscles have to figure out how to get enough oxygen into your systems.  The result? Your entire body has to adjust and compensate further. Quick Anatomy Focus: The diaphragm’s primary job is to create negative internal pressure in the thoracic […]

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Emotions Affect The Way We Breathe, Feel, Move & Heal.

Neuroconnective Therapy looks at your whole body and not just your injury or condition. By taking in the broader aspects of your life and how your nervous system interprets information, you quickly learn to identify the triggers in your environment so you can plan for predictable outcomes.  Emotions affect the way we breathe, feel, move […]

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Postural Reset

1 Breathe Simple as it sounds, most people don’t breath too well. When you adopt a shallow breathing pattern it creates a domino effect throughout your kinetic chain. ( The way your muscles behave) The first thing to happen is that your diaphragm, which is your primary breathing muscle takes a little vacation. This means […]

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Suck it in ladies. We are going to catch dinner…

Years ago I got stuck in a poor breathing pattern possibly because I incorrectly interpreted complex breathing instructions via Pilates but mostly through crap advice via the fitness industry… belly in, chest up, pelvic floor tight aaaaaand moooove your arse. Looking back on it now it was the equivalent of lacing myself into a corset […]

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What Is Be Activated?

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Life Balance Retreat

Be Activated – Life Balance Retreat. Libby Jones O’Flaherty

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A Bridge Too Far – Back Bend Workshop

With the use of foam rollers, balls, our own hands and yoga postures, we will lubricate and release the connective tissues so that we can move from gentle backbends to deeper postures with ease and with strength. We’ll also take a brief look at anatomical differences in a generic group of people so that we […]

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