What is Connective Tissue?

For those of you in my Melt class - here is some info on Connective Tissue: The CT is a matrix-like system that gives our muscles, bones, nerves and other structures the support and connection they need to maintain our upright posture and pain-free movement. On an architectural level, our CT system is the stability system of the body. It actively: Holds us together Supports the body structure and give us our shape The CT maintains the connection between all systems The Connective Tissue connects, supports, binds, or separates other tissues or organs - an amorphous matrix, often with collagen or other fibers. There are many types of connective tissue in the body. There is loose CT, and a dens

What is Restorative Movement & Dance?

What is Restorative Movement & Dance? The word “restorative” has a lot of traction in the world of yoga and other movement modalities – but, what does it really mean, and what do I mean when I describe my class as Restorative Movement & Dance? The definition of restorative is, “having the ability to restore health, strength, or a feeling of well-being. The design and focus in my Restorative Movement & Dance classes are to bring about a “restorative” experience for the body/mind continuum. I approach this by guiding a refinement of kinesthic awareness and sensory awareness. Kinesthic awareness is the sense that detects bodily position, weight, or movement Sensory awareness is your experience

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