Refine Your Spine™

Stone wheel

While the technique is safe enough to learn as you go, the impact on the spine is significant. People come into the studio, take a foam roller from the shelf, lie lengthwise on it, and settle in to gravity. A few minutes after the hour, I begin to offer cues and imagery on how to move the spine through all of its patterns of movement, in all the planes of motion.

Accompanied by acute attention to breathing, the movement on the roller creates an oscillation in the spine which rejuvenates its suppleness and frees nerve paths. The flowing motion shifts you out of high alert tension and into a deeply creative space of theta brain waves. The latter part of the hour, the roller is used either to deeply manipulate muscle and connective tissue, or leverage pure stretch from the limbs.

Classes available 5:00 pm Wednesdays.