STERNUM? YES’M!

Heck, we dang near killed ’em! “Huh?” It’s the small piece of the skeleton that holds the bones of the torso together. It’s even connected to the neck! Not to mention the pec(s). A piece of bone as it turns out; ribs 1-7 have a healthy attachment, while 8-12 remain aloof. There is, however a… continue reading

HANS UND FITZ

Just keep repeating the title till you get it…..this is a tricky one (and, yes, a big ol’ stretch). (Obscure comic, further obscured by a foreign-language variation.) So anyway, the hands and feet(s). Perhaps our most important parts. These appendage-ettes certainly make life easier. Did you ever notice that the sophistication of the arms and… continue reading

WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN?

FIVE AND FIVE LORD; FIVE AND FIVE. The single-leg circles! A quintessential fave from the basic mat! Five and five (Danke mein bruder). Get on a Gratz mat. Stay turned-out and attempt perfect geometry. Ground yourself, find your stability, and GO! Best 20 seconds of your life. Obey the perfection of your proportions! “Really?” No,… continue reading

ROCK ON WITH YOUR BAD SELF

“Is the technique for The Swan and Rocking the same.” I believe it is. Their proprietary reason for being dwells in the move toward greater spine-extension flexibility. Rocking-on-stomach exercises feature varying alignment, choreography, or tempo, the technique is, generally, the same. Find T6 and work outward in either direction. I’d like to know if you’ve… continue reading