Blog

PROFESSIONAL BODY NERD WRITINGS AND VIDEOS

What To Do With Your Foam Roller

Ok, so just to clarify – you can still foam roll all you want on it. Roll your heart out. Recently, more and more studies are showing that a more pliable and targeted tool will be more effective…

Help For Your Stiff Neck

For lots of people with neck pain, their cervical range of motion – the movements they are able to do with their neck – become limited as a protective mechanism. If you’ve had neck pain for a while…

What is Bandwidth?

As movement teachers, we are often torn between two competing schools of thought around how we teach. Generally speaking, the two options are: do I control with intense precision every movement that my students make, so that they never do a movement that is ‘wrong,’ or do I allow a more freeform approach, so that they can let their bodies move in all sorts of positions and ways before they settle into where I want them to be?

Isometric Contractions For Pain Relief

Something that´s been on my radar lately is the study of isometric muscle contraction and its relationship to pain relief. If that sentence made you say, ¨Huh?¨ – let´s back up and review.

About Sarah

I love to write, and I love concepts and understandings about human movement, which make me a professional body nerd. Former editor of the Yoga Tune Up blog, you’ll find all my current ideas and obsessions here.

follow me

QUANTUM LEAP
MOVEMENT

4 days ago

Quantum Leap

Translation: if you have low back pain that doesn't have a clear source, MOVEMENT is going to be the best way to get you out of pain and get you going again.
Not drugs.
Not massage.
MOVEMENT!
If you've had difficulty working with your clients with low back pain in the past, and you're looking for a comprehensive tutorial that covers anatomy, biomechanics, movement-based solutions, pain science, scope of practice, and more, head over to the Movement Logic facebook page and click the SHOP NOW button to purchase our almost 2 hour long tutorial that you can access immediately and view forever.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

6 days ago

Quantum Leap

"See? We both have necks."
Searing insights like this are the hallmark of how I teach 😉
Right now I'm gearing up for my 3 Day Quantum Leap training at Yoga House this weekend 5/18-5/20. Want to nerd out hard for a few days? We can squeeze a few more people in. Call Yoga House at (626) 403-3961 or register online at bit.ly/2KmdAtf
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

Quantum Leap

Today's the LAST DAY before the price goes up on our first Movement Logic tutorial on Low Back Pain!

Click here to purchase: bit.ly/2rquoXV

I mean, if you want to pay more, that's your prerogative...
but we're guessing you'd rather save some $$?

In this tutorial, you will:
Learn a movement-based approach to different sources of low back pain.
Acquire a progression of corrective exercise techniques for clients.
Review musculoskeletal anatomy of movement, injury, pain, and healing.
Learn the body’s response to tissue injury
Study up-to-date, biopsychosocial pain science

This tutorial contains:
One hour of corrective exercise techniques
45 minutes of pain science, anatomy, biomechanics and kinesiology
Watch immediately upon purchase (video available May 8th)
Tutorials are available forever - re-watch as often as you want
One hour 45 minute total viewing time
Tutorial qualifies for 1.75 hours Yoga Alliance CEUs
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

Quantum Leap

You guys! Only 3 days left to get it at pre-sale price!

Once it launches May 8th it's available for immediate download and watching.

Movement Logic Low Back Pain Tutorial is available at discounted rate until May 8th. Click here to purchase:

sarahcourtdpt.com/movement-logic/ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT OF THE PRE-SALE DISCOUNT!
.
Want in on a secret? The Movement Logic Low Back Pain course is LIVE! You can watch it immediately! 3 days left to buy at the discounted rate.
.
Our Movement Logic Low Back Pain Tutorial is available for a discounted rate until May 8! Click purchase link:

trinaaltman.com/movement-logic/
.
Laurel Yoga Sarah Court
.
#quantumleap #yogadeconstructed #pilatesdeconstructed #painscience
#bodyofknowledge #laurelbeversdorf #movingmeditation #interdisciplinarymovement #yogaeverydamnday #asanaeverythirdday #varytheload #varytheloadstoyourbrain #bodyscience #pathtoPTschool #meditation #meditate #fitness #health #love #workout #yogi #namaste #yogaeverywhere #midrangeisthenewblack #onlineyogacourse #instayogis #movementtherapy #selfcare #getstronger
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

Quantum Leap

Quantum Leap 3 Day training at @yoga_house in Pasadena is May 18-20.

What will Quantum Leap do for you?
- Get you over your fears about not knowing enough as a yoga teacher
- Give you the confidence to work with ANYONE who walks into your class
- Advance your skills so that you've got more to offer than 'just another yoga teacher'
- Build your private client base by making you better at all of the above.

We'll take an in-depth look at the spine, upper extremity and lower extremity so you can become biomechanically brilliant.

EARLY BIRD PRICE is $399 until May 5th. Call @yoga_house to register or click the link in my bio! Let me know your questions about the training in the comments!
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook