Block Talk

Elevation

Elevation is defined as the action or fact of elevating or being elevated; height above a given level. On the flip side, some opposite words for elevation are reduction, unimportance, lowering, diminishing, downgrading, humiliation. Clearly, elevating is more attractive and productive, so it is the focus of this week’s intention. Last week we talked about …

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Alignment

Alignment is defined as the proper positioning or state of adjustment of parts in relation to each other. This can be applied to all things: relationships, ideas in business, a fence, the body . . . Misalignment causes tension and disruption and requires stabilizing to ensure smooth transport from one part to the next. If part of a fence loses its foundation, it needs fasteners to secure its alignment. If ideas in business or relationships become misaligned, sometimes counselling is required to rectify situations. If a body is out of alignment, steps need to be taken to re-establish balance and symmetry.

Expansion

Expansion is defined as the action of becoming larger or more extensive. When it comes to the body, expanding the rib cage creates more room for the heart and lungs. This has unlimited benefits from every perspective of health and well-being.As we mentioned in last week’s blog, most bodies have tipped forward and are off-balance. …

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Balance

Balance is defined as an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady. When all cells in the body are in their rightful place, effortless effort is the result, meaning you have the ability to stay upright with the least amount of work required. Unfortunately, this is not the case …

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Stability

Stability is defined as the quality, state or degree of being stable; the property of a body that causes it when disturbed from a condition of equilibrium or steady motion to develop forces or moments that restore the original condition.Being stable in your body is what brings ease and grace to movements. When off balance, …

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Leverage

Leverage means using something to its maximum advantage. Synonyms of this word are lift, influence, power, support and clout to name a few.  We do this all the time. People use connections to make advancements in business, they use levers to build solid structures for us to exist in, they leverage assets to invest in …

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Grounding

Grounding, or Earthing as it’s also called, refers to contact with the Earth’s surface electrons that transfer energy from the earth to the body. Walking barefoot is a practice that many do to make this connection. However, if your feet aren’t properly aligned, the connection itself will be minimal compared to the energy transfer you …

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Fluid Isometrics and Fascia Unwinding

Block Therapy wasn’t the beginning of my journey. It started with intuitively using my hands on my body. As I tapped into the pain, I followed along, and noticed there was a specific path of least resistance. It felt like I was surfing, being carried by some unseen force as I glided through the tissue, connecting more deeply with every pass. I call this approach to unwinding fascia: Fluid Isometrics.

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