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Every time you get out of your chair, strengthen your abs!

Every time you get out of your chair, strengthen your abs!

Optimal posture is something taught and respected when focusing on a sport, but not thought of as “interesting” when it applies to our day-to-day lives. How could getting out of a chair relax my neck or give me strong abdominals? The simple fact that all movements are...

Make exercise doable, less is more.

Make exercise doable, less is more.

Overwhelmed with your to-do list? Getting out and moving seems a bit challenging at times? Don't want to get on the floor and do a few movements you know will help you relax and be more centered mentally and physiclally? WELCOME TO THE PARTY! Don't feel you're alone....

Optimal posture is an experience ( a really nice one!)

Optimal posture is an experience ( a really nice one!)

Why is good posture so difficult to obtain? Why do we even care? For the majority of my 30-year career it wasn't of interest to people until we saw the connection between injuries and the way we move in our day-to-day lives. We are so busy all day thinking about...

Looking for back relief? Sitting may be the answer, if ……

Looking for back relief? Sitting may be the answer, if ……

Think of optimal posture as an experience, not a right or wrong way of standing, sitting etc. If I'm constantly uncomfortable or don't even notice I'm uncomfortable in my body, then I'm not really comfortable in my life most of the time. I don't know people who leave...

Plantar Fasciitis (and other aches and pains) be gone!

Plantar Fasciitis (and other aches and pains) be gone!

I'm bringing up an old video to shine some new light on a persistent challenge people have with their feet. Even if you don't have plantar fasciitis keep reading because there's more. When I address a specific injury or medical diagnosis like "plantar fasciitis" I do...

Make exercise doable, less is more.

Make exercise doable, less is more.

Overwhelmed with your to-do list? Getting out and moving seems a bit challenging at times? Don't want to get on the floor and do a few movements you know will help you relax and be more centered mentally and physiclally? WELCOME TO THE PARTY! Don't feel you're alone....

Want a stronger back and a better butt? Think stairs!

Want a stronger back and a better butt? Think stairs!

Have you ever noticed people use stadium stairs on which to train? The stairs at your house or at the parking garage can give you the same benefit. Really now...you DON'T have to go to a STADIUM to strengthen your back and butt. And we all know if your back side is...

Sit on your butt and strengthen your abs….say what?

Sit on your butt and strengthen your abs….say what?

It's not my job to change the way people think about their abdominals but I maybe able to help you gain a lot more strength in a very different way than you would ever expect. First you have to understand the body is wired in a way that it is more connected than you...

Getting out of pain: learn the skill of moving well.

Getting out of pain: learn the skill of moving well.

Are you always getting injured and/or worried about being hurt? Are you dissatisfied with your fitness level? And do you lose your motivation and get bored after awhile? One of the reasons: you are doing movements based on what you “think” you need and not what your...

What are you noticing this Holiday Season?

What are you noticing this Holiday Season?

It's the time of year when we are hopefully taking the time to notice all the good things going on in our lives. As you know I find small things like carrying my Christmas tree a fun experience! (a tradition I started in Bend, OR. when we went in the forest to...

Let’s get comfortable ALL the time

Let’s get comfortable ALL the time

Did you know your posture affects your mental and physical well-being? I know we have covered this before but let's go back and review. More and more science is proving this. Remember Amy Cuddy, the social psychologist who said your body language may shape who you...

Are you in a hurry? Stop, read and learn how to bend.

Are you in a hurry? Stop, read and learn how to bend.

I created the McCall Method almost 30 years ago now. What I have noticed during these years is it's much easier to learn a new skill if you (or I) practice consistently. In Dallas I taught twice-a-week classes in the McCall Method for all those years and then weekly...

Get your best backside by lifting laundry. Who needs a gym?

Get your best backside by lifting laundry. Who needs a gym?

I'm into reviewing concepts I love. I will forever talk about movement because truth just feels good when you experience it. The truth about bending: it can be the biggest game-changer in your movement life. And anything that changes your movement life in a quality...

Walking lunges….let’s do them better and backward!

Walking lunges….let’s do them better and backward!

Walking lunges have been on everyone's workout list for years, but has anyone questioned if they are doing them effectively? Well I have. I see so many injuries from what I call “overloading” the front knee when doing them. In this video I show you how to do a...

Every time you get out of your chair, strengthen your abs!

Every time you get out of your chair, strengthen your abs!

Optimal posture is something taught and respected when focusing on a sport, but not thought of as “interesting” when it applies to our day-to-day lives. How could getting out of a chair relax my neck or give me strong abdominals? The simple fact that all movements are...

Learn how your movements are connected!

Learn how your movements are connected!

If we understand all movements are powerfully connected to each other, then correcting one posture (or movement) will make a positive influence on other postures and movements in our lives. By NOT noticing and addressing this reality the opposite can occur. We can set...

It’s all about the feel

It’s all about the feel

How do you feel in your neck? This little area of the body is a vital connection to your whole body. As you know, the more aware you are in your body, the more comfortable you are. Most people don't have good awareness in the neck area which means they have less...

A new form of “press ups” to correct forward head posture!

Bending is one, if not THE most powerful movement humans do. It’s powerful The overhead press up is a weight-lifting move designed to make you nice and strong in your upper body. Well may I introduce you to a different type of PRESS UP?! This one can make you strong...

Be Relaxed AND Strong when you Bend

Be Relaxed AND Strong when you Bend

Bending is one, if not THE most powerful movement humans do. It’s powerful because it influences the way you walk, stand and sit. So if you make this movement a priority, it brings many benefits: strong backs, flexible hamstrings and better balance, just to name a...

What’s a Great Exercise You Can Do Your Whole Life? Walk.

What’s a Great Exercise You Can Do Your Whole Life? Walk.

So I am a big fan of walking as a way to exercise, see nature, take care of the dog, and quiet the mind. QUIET THE MIND?? How can that happen on a walk or a hike? Well it's one of the greatest places to focus on being in your body out of your head. Maybe put the ear...

What is the McCall Method?

What is the McCall Method?

The McCall Method is a movement therapy which is hard to explain at times because of its many faces. It’s based on moves you do all the time but give little attention to because they’ve been with you all your life.   Our body structure is not designed to break down....

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