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Are you fighting gravity? Well stop it.

Ever since Newton watched the apple drop, gravity has been getting a bad rap.  From Newton’s insight – masses attract each other, and larger masses pull smaller masses toward them – we’ve created a tragedy. In upright cultures like our own, we have, after all, a duty to resist the downward pull. The plot is David and …

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Best thing I learned on my holidays? Long car rides don’t hurt any more

  I’m back from New Zealand and looking forward to starting a new session of Spineful Yoga on Sunday mornings at 10 am and Mondays at 5:30 pm. Apart from the reassurance that summer does exist, somewhere on the planet, the trip gave me an unexpected gift of perspective. Slow and steady change can be hard to …

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Stone Columns and Bone Columns

I glimpsed this mis-aligned column while being swept along in a human stream descending the steps of the Acropolis of Athens. Happily, I was able to step out and take a picture. At that moment, all my swirling thoughts about architectural columns and spinal columns suddenly gelled. So far, I had learned that columns in …

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Noelle Perez Put Me in Posture Heaven

Early on Saturday morning two weeks ago, I walked up the stairs of the Duroc Metro station in Paris thinking: “You’re 70 years old. Isn’t it time you stopped doing things that scare you?” I was on my way to a seminar with Noelle Perez. For someone who works in the world of natural posture, …

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