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Yamuna Body Rolling

Foam Rolling vs. Yamuna Body Rolling: Which is better for You?

Foam rolling has gained popularity in the current culture of exercise. It is a common sight in gyms and is used for tight IT Bands, Gluteals, Quads and Hamstrings. There is another rolling technique that has been around for over two decades. It is called Yamuna® Body Rolling (YBR). So …

Categories: Body Rolling, Exercise, Natural Pain Relief, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on April 22, 2017

Foam rolling Yamuna body rolling
Foam rolling Yamuna body rolling

Foam Rolling vs. Yamuna Body Rolling: Which is better for You?

Foam rolling has gained popularity in the current culture of exercise. It is a common sight in gyms and is used for tight IT Bands, Gluteals, Quads and Hamstrings. There is another rolling technique that has been around for over two decades. It is called Yamuna® Body Rolling (YBR). So …

Categories: Body Rolling, Exercise, Natural Pain Relief, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on April 22, 2017

Sitting on a Yamuna® Ball

Sitting on a Yamuna Ball is an important Yamuna Body Rolling routine because it works of the foundation of the torso, where the leg and pelvis connect. Learning how to sit on a Yamuna Ball strengthens the core and promotes an upright posture.  One of the many benefits is increased flexibility of …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Hip pain relief, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on June 7, 2016

Yamuna Body Rolling
Yamuna Body Rolling

Sitting on a Yamuna® Ball

Sitting on a Yamuna Ball is an important Yamuna Body Rolling routine because it works of the foundation of the torso, where the leg and pelvis connect. Learning how to sit on a Yamuna Ball strengthens the core and promotes an upright posture.  One of the many benefits is increased flexibility of …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Hip pain relief, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on June 7, 2016

Yamuna® Body Rolling: Leg Alignment for Healthy Knees

Taking Care of the Knee Joint Blausen.com staff. “Blausen gallery 2014”. CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons The knee joint is vulnerable to injury because of its design, location, and bio-mechanics. When this joint is injured, quality of life can take a downturn. In order to maintain healthy knees and prevent injuries, …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Exercise, Knees, Yamuna Body Rolling, Yamuna balls

Post by Mary Falk PT on October 6, 2015

healthy knees with Yamuna body rolling
healthy knees with Yamuna body rolling

Yamuna® Body Rolling: Leg Alignment for Healthy Knees

Taking Care of the Knee Joint Blausen.com staff. “Blausen gallery 2014”. CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons The knee joint is vulnerable to injury because of its design, location, and bio-mechanics. When this joint is injured, quality of life can take a downturn. In order to maintain healthy knees and prevent injuries, …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Exercise, Knees, Yamuna Body Rolling, Yamuna balls

Post by Mary Falk PT on October 6, 2015

Roll out your Hip Pain with Yamuna® Body Rolling

Take Care of Your Hip Joint The hip joint is designed to withstand a large amount of impact. Because of its strategic location between the torso and the legs, it takes a lot of pressure from forces above and below. The spine, torso, arms, head, and internal organs press down …

Categories: Hip pain relief, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on September 15, 2015

Roll out your Hip Pain with Yamuna® Body Rolling

Take Care of Your Hip Joint The hip joint is designed to withstand a large amount of impact. Because of its strategic location between the torso and the legs, it takes a lot of pressure from forces above and below. The spine, torso, arms, head, and internal organs press down …

Categories: Hip pain relief, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on September 15, 2015

What is Yamuna Body Rolling®?

Have you heard of Yamuna Body Rolling? Yamuna Body Rolling is a self-conditioning technique that is becoming more popular worldwide. The technique is helpful in the relief of many pain related issues and can also affect the body’s internal organs, circulatory and nervous systems. This technique involves routines where a …

Categories: Back Pain, Posture, Yamuna Body Rolling, Yamuna balls

Post by Mary Falk PT on July 24, 2015

What is Yamuna Body Rolling®?

Have you heard of Yamuna Body Rolling? Yamuna Body Rolling is a self-conditioning technique that is becoming more popular worldwide. The technique is helpful in the relief of many pain related issues and can also affect the body’s internal organs, circulatory and nervous systems. This technique involves routines where a …

Categories: Back Pain, Posture, Yamuna Body Rolling, Yamuna balls

Post by Mary Falk PT on July 24, 2015

Yamuna Total Body Workout DVD: A Review

How to Get Started with Yamuna® Body Rolling Yamuna Total Body Workout DVD How do I start learning Yamuna Body Rolling? My first suggestion would be to find a certified instructor and take a group or private class. However, if that is not possible, the Yamuna Total Body Workout DVD is …

Categories: Back Pain, Healthy Living, Yamuna Body Rolling, Yamuna balls

Post by Mary Falk PT on December 15, 2014

Yamuna Total Body Workout DVD: A Review

How to Get Started with Yamuna® Body Rolling Yamuna Total Body Workout DVD How do I start learning Yamuna Body Rolling? My first suggestion would be to find a certified instructor and take a group or private class. However, if that is not possible, the Yamuna Total Body Workout DVD is …

Categories: Back Pain, Healthy Living, Yamuna Body Rolling, Yamuna balls

Post by Mary Falk PT on December 15, 2014

My Aching Shoulder! What now?

Athletic swimmer in action in a swimming pool I love to swim. It’s peaceful. The movement is rhythmic and the buoyancy of the water is up-lifting. But recently while swimming the freestyle stroke, I noticed a twinge in my shoulder. Red Flag! Listening for your body’s warning signals or red …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Breathing Exercise, Shoulder Pain, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on May 25, 2014

Sternum Ribcage
Sternum Ribcage

My Aching Shoulder! What now?

Athletic swimmer in action in a swimming pool I love to swim. It’s peaceful. The movement is rhythmic and the buoyancy of the water is up-lifting. But recently while swimming the freestyle stroke, I noticed a twinge in my shoulder. Red Flag! Listening for your body’s warning signals or red …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Breathing Exercise, Shoulder Pain, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on May 25, 2014

Body Sustainability: A new paradigm regarding abdominal strengthening

The current trend in abdominal work is to tighten and strengthen with crunches or other exercises where the lower ribs knit together bringing the ribcage and pelvis in closer proximity. Yamuna Zake speaks often about the concept of body sustainability. Her message is that this type of abdominal strengthening brings …

Categories: Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on August 23, 2013

Body Sustainability: A new paradigm regarding abdominal strengthening

The current trend in abdominal work is to tighten and strengthen with crunches or other exercises where the lower ribs knit together bringing the ribcage and pelvis in closer proximity. Yamuna Zake speaks often about the concept of body sustainability. Her message is that this type of abdominal strengthening brings …

Categories: Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on August 23, 2013

Wellness Vacation

A Sweet Reunion Recently, my cousin flew out from the Midwest. As children, we were good friends, but our lives had gone in different directions for the past 40 years. We picked up right where we left off, having the common thread of our moms and grandparents who valued family. Our …

Categories: Alternative healthcare, Bowenwork, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on July 24, 2013

Wellness Vacation

A Sweet Reunion Recently, my cousin flew out from the Midwest. As children, we were good friends, but our lives had gone in different directions for the past 40 years. We picked up right where we left off, having the common thread of our moms and grandparents who valued family. Our …

Categories: Alternative healthcare, Bowenwork, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on July 24, 2013

Better Breathing Benefits the Body

Breathing is foundational to life and health and is the first thing we do on our own that proclaims we are alive. However, most of us take breathing for granted. It is under autonomic control and we do not need to volitionally make ourselves breathe. Many people tend to have …

Categories: Bowenwork, Breathing Exercise, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on June 27, 2013

Better breathing
Better breathing

Better Breathing Benefits the Body

Breathing is foundational to life and health and is the first thing we do on our own that proclaims we are alive. However, most of us take breathing for granted. It is under autonomic control and we do not need to volitionally make ourselves breathe. Many people tend to have …

Categories: Bowenwork, Breathing Exercise, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on June 27, 2013

Structure Rules Function: Looking at the whole before treating the part.

While at a continuing education seminar, the instructor explained this premise in relationship to the human body. The body functions best when it is in proper alignment and each part is doing the job it was created to do. Structure Rules Function An example of this principle is the collapse …

Categories: Bowenwork, Holistic Medicine, Pain, Physical Therapy, Posture, Shoulder Pain, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on June 10, 2013

Structure Rules Function: Looking at the whole before treating the part.

While at a continuing education seminar, the instructor explained this premise in relationship to the human body. The body functions best when it is in proper alignment and each part is doing the job it was created to do. Structure Rules Function An example of this principle is the collapse …

Categories: Bowenwork, Holistic Medicine, Pain, Physical Therapy, Posture, Shoulder Pain, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on June 10, 2013

What are Yamuna balls?

Several years ago while taking a Structural Medicine Class, I noticed a colleague sitting/rolling on a ball during the break. I asked her about the ball and if I could give it a try. I was curious. “What are Yamuna balls?” As I connected my sit bone with the ball …

Categories: Alternative healthcare, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on May 15, 2013

What are Yamuna balls?

Several years ago while taking a Structural Medicine Class, I noticed a colleague sitting/rolling on a ball during the break. I asked her about the ball and if I could give it a try. I was curious. “What are Yamuna balls?” As I connected my sit bone with the ball …

Categories: Alternative healthcare, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on May 15, 2013