There can be many contributors to neck pain. Here is a list of factors to consider: Postural issues Jaw/TMJ issues Stiffness in the upper back Eye strain/ tension Scoliosis/ spinal misalignment Breathing habits When you consider this list, you might notice that some of these issues can be interrelated. For example if...

To start here are some symptoms of chronic mouth breathing: 1. Often out of breath and fatigued 2. Increased anxiety 3. Prone to asthma and exercise induced asthma 4. Dry mouth in the morning 5. Getting sick easily 6. Sinus issues, stuffy nose 7. Frequent coughing or throat clearing 8.  Feeling of oxygen...

This is a fascinating and vital read if you are interested in health and endurance. "Oxygen Advantage" by Patrick McKeown is available as a audiobook as well as paperback. The book and it's research makes the case that we tend to over-breath. That we get rid...

In a recent class taught in my Mindful Movement Series, I shared a lesson called Crossing Lines. The lesson involved measuring distances from one place on your body to another. For example the distance from the right shoulder and left hip was imagined and compared to...

  Caroline came to me after reading the book “Crooked, Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery”  by Cathryn Jakobson Ramin. Like the author, Caroline had suffered on and off with back pain for decades. Bouncing from various therapies, she had no long...

If anyone was convinced about our ability to change our brain, it was John Pepper. In fact he was relentless in spreading the word. The Niagara Region was lucky to have him teach two seminars in October. An 82 year old man with Parkinson's Disease...