How to Invite the Student to Drink the Horse’s Water

A friend of mine, I’ll call him Kirby, has mentioned this phrase to me quite a few times, “When the student is ready, the…


How You Breathe Makes All the Difference in the World

And now, a guest article by Original Strength Lead Instructor, Mark Shropshire:    “It’s the little details that are vital.  Little things make big things…


The Youth of a Spine

“You are as old as your spine.” - Chinese Proverb “You are as young and healthy as your spine is strong and supple.” -…


We Are Only Human After All

And now, a guest article by Dr. Kurt S. Brooks, OS Certified Clinician: We all get hurt.  Injuries happen.  We twist an ankle, bite a lip, hurt our backs and tear rotator cuffs.  It’s…


Pivot Points

I’ve had a few Pivot Points lately. I don’t know if that’s a name I’ve made up or not but some might call a pivot point a course correction, a life-altering event, a repentance or something…


It's time to ask some good questions.

When I was around three or four years old, I had a “course correction” from my mom. It had rained a bit and there were little tiny frogs hopping all over the place in my yard. For some reason,…


What Do Your Eyes See?

The eyes are important. They affect not only how we see, but how we move. With the eyes we take in information about the world around us, but with the eyes we also give information to the world about…


The Way to Health

We live in a fast world. Or at least we live in an “I want it now world.” We have come to enjoy fast food, fast information, fast communication, fast shipping, fast, fast, fast… We abhor waiting…


Remember to Play

I grew up in “Jack and Jill’s Daycare.” It was me and about 30 other kids. Mom would drop me off in the mornings, I’d watch cartoons for an hour or so, go outside and play, eat lunch, drink Kool-Aid,…