While dynamic stretch & tone classes start to proliferate just as Essentrics spreads, distinctive features of the latter make it challenging to replicate the full benefits of an Essentrics workout.Read More
Most fitness training centers on muscles and cardio, yet healthy fascia is what allows us to maintain smooth, effortless, springy movements. To stay optimal, simply loosening fascia isn’t enough. We need to actively condition it through proper movements that are different from muscle training.Read More
Essentrics is a full-body rebalancing workout. But what are the yardsticks of a balanced muscle?Read More
Stretching in motion avoids triggering muscle reflex to contract.Read More
Instead of simple stretches, sequenced dynamic stretching motions can benefit not only your body but also your brain.Read More
Ascertaining our fitness goal will help us decide what types of training we need.Read More
Unlike static stretching, dynamic stretching such as Essentrics does not pose the risk of impairing strength and exercise performance.Read More
Our muscle aren't aligned parallel like train tracks. To stretch them effectively requires a dynamic approach.Read More
Unlike eccentric weight training, Essentrics doesn't used external weights so you won't suffer from Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. You can repeat the workout everyday!Read More
The core and the abs are related but not the same. Knowing the distinction can help us maintain better posture and overall health.Read More
Healthy posture isn't just about standing tall or sitting up but about balancing all our musclesRead More
Compared to tai chi, Essentrics is the modern, elegant fitness answer that provides benefits beyond what the ancient art offers.Read More
By loosening the back, Essentrics spinal movements help to tone our abs more effectively.Read More
Last month, one of my Level 3 exam videos got featured as "a very excellent example" for Essentrics instructors around the world. Even if you are not a teacher and don't understand all the technical terms here, this clip will give you a glimpse about the rigor of training that Essentrics teachers go through to become fully certified. When we study human anatomy we don't just memorize the names and locations or their functions. We also understand how the body works on a cellular level and apply critical thinking to grasp the biomechanics of muscle chains. This allows us to work with our clients more safely and effectively to rebalance the whole body!
Contrary to some misperceptions, Essentrics is very different from flow yoga.Read More
Most workouts focus on muscles, some also stress our bones, but few condition our joints.Read More
What is so special about circular movements in Essentrics? They condition by fully working the joints the way those joints should work.Read More
Your descriptions (about Essentrics) are dead on and have intelligently enhanced what we have written. I am forwarding what you have written so that we can pass it on to the other instructors.
I love the way you have so brilliantly understood and developed the explanations of Essentrics. The use of mini spine muscles are so dead on in explaining why Essentrics wakes the brain.
And I already told you how much I agree to describe Essentrics as a brain-body workout.
Contrary to some misperception, Essentrics isn't a type of yoga.Read More