The anatomy of your shoulder is designed to provide a wide range of motion, allowing for a broad range of use of your arms.Read More
What's a Smartroller®?
The Smartroller is the only patented foam roller, and was designed by Stacy Barrows for her patients. The word soon got out and OPTP.com (the largest foam roller distributor) licensed and made the SR to Stacy's specifics. Learn more here. Below are two sample classes that were recorded to try with your Smartroller to improve your moves.
Audio Smartroller Lessons
Here are two lessons that can be performed while working with your Smartroller. Please do them only if you are able to lie on the Smartroller comfortably. Take the necessary rests you need to observe your comfort, and refer to the Smart Guidelines for learning. Once you have done these lessons, you can skip the directions and use the Smartroller as a part of your daily routine. If you do not have a Smartroller, you can purchase one at Century City PT, or order one at these sites: Amazon or OPTP.
Ideal alignment allows you to balance more easily in many directions, which helps you sustain dynamic control with your posture. When you move efficiently, your body moves as an integrated network using a self-alignment system. Because this is not a static process, you need to tune this process through movement. Feldenkrais describes efficient movement as “freeing an action of wasted energy”.Read More