I JUST ADORE A PENTHOUSE VIEW

Think of the characteristics of the human body, resembling those of a skyscraper, or other very tall building. There seem to be some consistent similarities. Both are famously vertical; this is the feature that prominently sets us apart from the rest of the Animal Kingdom. We just happen to be able to go horizontal too… continue reading

RHYTHM NATION

Janet looks serious folks. She may have implied a message, here. That we are a Rhythm Nation, is demonstrated so plainly in our daily physical habits; we walk, talk, run, etc. in rhythm. We breathe rhythmically…..our heart is wired to pump rhythmically, which makes our blood circulate rhymically! Cool, huh? “All done?” Not yet. The… continue reading

MY SUN AND I

ARE AFFECTING TANS. Yup, most of us want our Sun for that golden, bronzy mood (or that olden, Fonzie dude?). But did you know that it has more to offer than a sexy vibe? While it’s true that the sun’s practical use (for those of us who aren’t agriculturalists) is limited (other than maintaining life,… continue reading

JUGGLE THIS

I often make the comparsion between the art Contrology and the art of juggling. Gotta tense this, stretch that, firm up the other. How to keep all of them balls in the air? Well, like a juggling novice, a Pilates novice must start with one ball…..familiarizing with the abdominal work. Adding balls over the course… continue reading

SQUEEZE THIS

See how happy we can be if we give our muscles a good, daily “squeeze”. Smiles tend to originate from the happy brain; it’s clear that happy muscles = happy brain. (Again, it’s interesting to note that the entire process actually begins with a deliberate mental decision.) We feel more resilient, calm, focussed, energized, sincere,… continue reading