A Very Telling Personal Story and Testimonial

On June 27, 2018, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Medical Conditions,Testimonial, By ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on A Very Telling Personal Story and Testimonial

“Around age 50 (20 years ago) I started having repeated incidents of severe back strain, and so I tried various kinds of treatment and exercise and therapy systems, always with limited results. The last time, about 2 years ago, I seized up after pulling a few weeds, and it took…

EBook Now Available: Awaken Movement~The Key to Life

GETTING AND FEELING OLDER? HAVING MORE PROBLEMS AND PAINS? Are we under a conditioned hypnotic spell? Depending more on treatment, medications, surgical interventions to keep us going? What looks normal is actually a sign of slow degeneration. Ageing without improving requires enormous amounts of expense, leads to a feeling of…

Is Sitting the Bane of Your Existence?

by Kimi Hasegawa, MS, PT, Core Integration Vermont Do you look like this when you sit? All those hours sitting–at the computer, in the car, watching movies, TV, concerts, plays–weaken our muscles (especially our core muscles) and encourage poor posture. Does sitting cause pain in your low back? …your upper…

Researchers Identify Sitting as a Body Killer!

On June 16, 2016, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Medical Conditions,Sitting,Video, By ,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Researchers Identify Sitting as a Body Killer!

Really? Don’t mean to be alarming, but just google “sitting is body killer”…you’ll be amazed at the results: from MayoClinic.org–“What are the risks from sitting too much?” from CNN.com–“Sitting will kill you, even if you exercise” from NYTimes.com–“Is Sitting a Lethal Activity?” …just to name a few. And the British…

Treatment Therapy Needs to Transition to Improving Movement

On March 22, 2016, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration, By ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Treatment Therapy Needs to Transition to Improving Movement

Here is why treatment therapy has to transition to improving movement…the key to long life. “After more than twenty years as a chiropractor and almost fifteen as a Feldenkrais teacher, I can say unequivocally that the best hands-on work in the world will be painfully limited in its long-term efficacy…

Retirement…Change…2016

A message to all of you—clients, students, learners: “This is a time of change and shifting priorities…in some ways, a form of “retirement” from my dedicated practice of close to 40 years. I will still be in private practice but now, much less—seeing clients in Barre, MA. I will still…

Little Miracles along the Camino

On September 24, 2015, Posted by , In Medical Conditions,Walking, By ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Little Miracles along the Camino

Carrying no food (reducing backpack carry weight)…walked first 7 km to beautiful town with a 12th-century medieval castle and a Gite (hostel)–closed until 4 pm. No place for lunch as I was anticipating. Reality again, and being here now, I paused, rested, breathed, and then heard voices–a group of youngsters…

The Pain in Spain Falls Mainly on the Joints…?

On May 28, 2015, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Medical Conditions,Walking, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on The Pain in Spain Falls Mainly on the Joints…?

Josef has helped a number of peregrino (“pilgrim”) walkers on the Camino (read more: The Camino Experience 2015 and A Pilgrim-trekker’s Reflections on Walking El Camino Santiago) Some 25 percent of walkers have problems. Few really prepare, and many do not walk with good form.

The Camino Experience 2015

“BE THE CHANGE!” This was the message all along El Camino de Santiago, which is a network of ancient pilgrimage routes across Europe. People who walk this 800 km path sense the need for some kind of change. Mine came even clearer: Be the example of how to improve quality…

Testimonial–“I am happy to report that the pain is gone…”

“Just a quick little personal testimony about this work. About one year ago I started having a problem with my left shoulder probably due to overwork and Aikido training. My right shoulder was always the issue but that was pretty much resolved. The pain got to the point of not…