Are You Sympathetic?

Are You Sympathetic?

I’ve been posting a bit of stuff about the nervous system lately and what it means to be sympathetic dominant. I just wanted to explain this bit from a previous post: “…Whenever you pull a muscle after moving quickly and suddenly, it’s…(a) sympathetic nervous system preventative measure to stop you seriously injuring yourself. So, if…

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Time for Some Re-wiring?

I’ve been sharing a few posts about what it means to look after the health of the nervous system. This stuff is pretty fascinating to me because it is so important! Anyone interested in health and wellbeing knows what it means to look after body parts such as hearts, bowels, liver, kidneys, lungs, brain etc…

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To Squeeze and Tense, or Not to Squeeze and Tense?

That is the question…ūü§Ē! I am talking about muscles of course, and this is my perspective, based on my own yoga practise, years of exercise, study and experience. I grew up in this modern world – a world where women (especially, but now it’s men too), have been informed they need to have a flat,…

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Vinyasa- Krama = Intelligent Sequencing

Do your hamstrings feel tight and tense sometimes? For a reasonably flexible person, my hamstrings have always felt stiff, but how can this be resolved bearing in mind that “stretching” tight, short muscles is generally ineffective? Just the other day I read an article detailing the results of a recent experiment that demonstrated stretching made…

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