3 Ways Your Shoes Messed Up Your Alignment and How to Repair It

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ooking back at my kids’ early physical development and knowing what I’ve learned since then about early-stage alignment, I would have changed everything about their shoes! My family humors me every day when I remind them to sit on their sitting bones, or ask them to walk instead of riding a bike. And when it comes to shoes, I am …

How to Reactivate the Natural Spiraling Motion of Your Feet

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Something I learned from one of my favorite teacher in the world is to teach a feeling within an exercise as opposed to just teaching an exercise. You see, if I can teach you a feeling that you can identify with when you walk out of the studio door, you’re much more likely to embody the concept and make it …

My Favorite Exercise for Increasing Ankle Mobility and Releasing the Soles of Your Feet

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This exercise targets the soft tissue that runs from behind your knee all the way through the bottom of your foot; specifically your soleus muscle, achilles tendon and plantar fascia. These three structures are connected. The soleus leads into the achilles tendon and the achilles tendon goes around the heel bone where it leads into the plantar fascia. If you …

Why Weird is Beautiful When it Comes to Your Shoes

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our years ago I started wearing some interesting looking, if not downright ugly, shoes and I’ve never been happier with my choice of footwear. I used to have collapsed arches and pronated ankles, especially on my left side. And though doctors and foot specialists like to say that there is nothing you can do to correct these problems, I chose …