Ready to Balance?

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Body Balance | One Comment

There are so many exercises and stretches you can do to improve your balance – it quickly becomes overwhelming. So let’s start with a focus on the ankles because when we are standing still, our ankle joints and the smaller muscles around the joints help us to keep our balance. Can you take 5-10 minutes […]

How Balance Works

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Body Balance | No Comments

Remember last week when I said that I balance on one foot every day when I brush my teeth? Still going at it….here’s how balance works. There is constant communication going on between your eyes, inner ear, muscles, joints and brain, providing feedback about your position in space. When you stand on one leg or […]

How Is Your Balance? And Why Should You Care?

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Body Balance | No Comments

Over the course of the next few weeks, Gyrotonic® Movement Instructor Ruth Wade will be Guest Blogging about Balance. You can find more posts by Ruth at her Breathe Body Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/BreatheBody/. Every day I balance on one foot for 2 minutes while I dutifully brush my teeth with the electric toothbrush. See how […]

essentials Repels Mosquitoes

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Body Balance | No Comments

Mosquitoes are in the news… Zeka virus, West Nile, etc. The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) recommends the “Three Ds” of protection: •Drain – Mosquitoes require water in which to breed, so carefully drain any and all sources of standing water around your house and yard, including pet bowls, gutters, garbage and recycling bins, spare […]