The Moving Well Podcast
About This Show
The Moving Well Podcast gives you fitness advice for efficient, effective and pain free exercises. The hosts Janet Sunderland and Nikki Naab-Levy who are both fitness educators for Balanced Body and collectively have 20 years experience in the fitness industry.
Most Recent Episode
Ep 30: Lauren Christman & Richard Polishuk | On posture, bodywork and fascia
3 days ago
In this episode, Nikki and Janet chat with licensed massage therapists and educators Richard Polishuk and Lauren Christman about the roles of bodywork and movement when helping people decrease pain and improve performance. They cover: What makes good posture and how to integrate the idea of posture into movement where it becomes more fluid How our experiences in life can be reflected in how we move and feel or if we have pain How often you should get a massage or bodywork How to identify the difference between a muscular and a fascial restriction and how to address it through bodywork When going deeper isn’t always better and why no pain no gain won’t necessarily get you the best result or lasting change How to use assessments to maximize a bodywork session The difference between moving to notice how we feel and moving for the sake of performance When symmetry in the body isn’t necessarily for function A brief discussion of how to use self-care techniques (foam rolling, stretching, ect) to maintain that changes that you get in a massage and what structures you’re actually changing in your structure when you foam roll Links Mentioned: Lauren and Richard's website (craftedtouch.com) Crafted Touch Facebook Page Integrative Pain Management Book About Lauren M. Christman, LMP, CBSI/KMI, CCST After 21 years in practice, Lauren's work focuses on methods based on osteopathic principles, including structural integration, craniosacral, and visceral manipulation. Taken together, these methods aim to balance the alignment and mobility of the muscles, bones and organs, and create greater client awareness of health and well-being. Depending on the needs of each client, Lauren adapt the methods she uses to create lasting changes; her work is more orien