Pelvic Floor – Grand Traverse Woman
Sep06

Pelvic Floor – Grand Traverse Woman

MAINSTREAM exercise has never been an option for me. I enjoyed a 10-year career as a professional classical ballet dancer. As I approached my 30s, my injured body needed to heal through more mindful exercise. As I entered into my 40’s, teaching exercise and spinal strengthening had regained and sustained my overall physique but my own state of mind and quality of life was truly dictated by my own inner pelvic health. Naturally...

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Gyrotonics studio comes to Traverse City
Sep05

Gyrotonics studio comes to Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY — If a wooden weight machine and yoga gave birth to an exercise system, gyrotonics would be it. Mia Munroe brought the first gyrotonic studio to the area with Movement In Action. Her studio in Suite 205 at 148 E. Front St. features five wooden apparatus that utilize natural movement to strengthen the spine and build a strong core. According to www.gyrotonic.com, “each movement flows into the next, allowing the...

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Gyrokinesis Explained
Jun01

Gyrokinesis Explained

Over the past 30 years, a new form of exercise has been emerging around the world, GYROKINESIS® method, often empowering people to take charge of their own personal health. Besides allowing participants to reclaim a profound understanding of our innate self-healing capabilities, the GYROKINESIS® class teaches basic spinal motion. These include flexion and extension, lateral side bending, and rotation. Traditionally, the medical field...

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A New Approach to Inner Pelvic Health
Jun01

A New Approach to Inner Pelvic Health

Published in “Healing our World” from the Hippocrates Institute Home Pelvic floor dysfunction is becoming all too prevalent, affecting women in every stage of life, and unfortunately is acknowledged as the norm. Incontinence is not comfortably discussed among women yet the growing number of various adult bladder control products is rising steadily. Mainly following childbirth, varying degrees of prolapse severity...

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The Missing Link to Weight Loss?
Jun01

The Missing Link to Weight Loss?

For some men and women, diet and exercise is the most effective combination for successful weight loss. For others, it clearly is not enough. Medical researchers are taking a closer look at what is affecting the mortality of those who carry excess weight, specifically abdominal compartment syndrome or, to a milder degree, intra-abdominal hypertension.[1] Finding alternative ways to alleviate life-threatening high-pressure levels...

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Your Body is Your Temple
Jun01

Your Body is Your Temple

Let your Prayers Exist in Nature by Mia Munroe I do not have a traditional God gene, calling me to attend a conventional church. Instead, I use Nature as my go-to place in which I explore and cleanse the Temple I’ve been given. I consciously pay homage to an unconditional outside environment and use it to find peace within my inner spaces. The specifics of the method, albeit analogy based, are accessible to any open mind. Through my...

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