The Jewel of the Pelvic Floor

by Dominika Borovansky Gaines The Diamond is a Person’s Best Friend Recently I had the good fortune to attend a Pelvic Anatomy lecture given by Lissa Michalek of SomaticAnatomy.com. Rather like a stand-up comedian and dressed in a full-body muscle-imprinted unitard, Lissa went over the bones, ligaments, muscles and fascia of the pelvic floor and…

Exploring Ankle Mobilization: The Treadle

by Dominika Borovansky Gaines We need mobility in our joints for good brain mapping, otherwise known as proprioception.  If we have jammed joints it can hinder both mapping and function (read my previous foot blog here).  GYROTONIC® exercise, Restorative Exercise (RE) and Z-Health® each address this need through varied stretches and mobilization exercises.  For foot and ankle mobility,…

My Own Revolution

by Dominika Borovansky Gaines Poetry for me is a powerful way of expressing ideas. I love the cadences, the images, the feelings that can be evoked with fewer words. So for this month’s blog I’ve chosen to express pivotal moments of change in poetic form. The schisms began to appear long before the New Year…

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