This Sunday I will be offering a 2-hour workshop at Yoga Kamala from 3-5pm. It is $20, you can pay at the door.
Fascial Self-Care (Movement, Stretching & Massage)
Hosted by Spa Lamar/Yoga Kamala
We are inside The Lamar
5115 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Sunday April 8rd at 3pm (3-5pm)
Yoga mats and lacrosse ball provided
Presented by Ready State Fitness (Kevin J. Kula)
www.readystatefitness.com, 602-688-2528, Kevin@readystatefitness.com
Free 30-minute consultation in office for KMI Structural Integration or Fascial Stretch Therapy™.
Learn how to develop your own self-care routine consisting of movement, stretching and self-massage. Design a program based on your own body’s needs that will eliminate pain and stiffness, deepen your yoga and exercise practice and increase body awareness through fascial anatomy.
Fitness is defined by unrestrained movement, moving your body (running, jumping, throwing) and external objects (weights, grandkids, groceries) in an optimal way. A balanced body is symmetrical, elegant in its movements and has a great adaptability to physical demands. Learn to improve your fitness and strength through basic functional movements like squatting and the turkish-get-up; movements that elite athletes train, and natural movements we need as we age for the hips, low back and shoulders.
Fitness can also be viewed as connective tissue health or what Tom Myers calls, “Fascial Fitness”, which pertains to connective tissue that is hydrated, strong and flexible. Yoga is great for maintaining healthy connective tissue, enabling muscles and layers to naturally slide on one another. There are other forms of stretching that compliment yoga, long-held stretches are not appropriate before a workout. Learn how to stretch in different situations: dynamically pre-workout, at work in a confined space and in different ways like contract-relax.
Self-massage (fascial-release) focuses on the fascia, the layers, not the muscle bellies which anyone who has had a trigger-point or deep-tissue massage can attest is very painful. The focus here is (by using a small ball) to pin the restricted area and then move into a new range of motion. This helps to mobilize tissues that stretching may have not addressed.
Fascia, the body’s connective tissue is what enables flexibility, physical strength, and determines the quality of movement. This class will provide you with the lifelong tools needed to move more efficiently and perform better at any activity. Instead of learning 600plus muscles in the body, fascial anatomy (based on Tom Myers, “Anatomy Trains”) makes it easy to understand your body and its restrictions in a radically different way. This new understanding will also enable you to deepen your understanding of your yoga practice through a greater understanding of how the poses work, proper alignment and what your body needs.