Neuroplasticity and Functional Movement

Anything neuro is a hot buzzword these days. The health and fitness industry seems to have finally embraced that all therapy and training is essentially brain-based. The Central Nervous System is the driver of the meat bag and nothing happens without its’ involvement. Understanding how neuroplasticity and functional movement interplay is ridiculously fun in practice.…

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Leaders set the tone for the whole team. Newbies to the team can tell right away what that tone is. Marissa has created a team here that is honest, humble yet exceptional in talent, and knows how to combine fun with learning and a no bullshit atmosphere. She is a true leader, and while I don’t usually follow others, I am totally comfortable doing so with her.

Michelle Den Hartigh

Meet yourself where you’re at.

You’ve done everything that you were supposed to do. You’ve seen the Doctors and the Specialists, taken all the meds that they’ve dished out, and now you’re medicating the side effects. You’ve tried physical therapy, massage therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic, crystal healing, chakra cleansing, aura fluffing, essential oil raining, yoga, pilates, meditation, past life regression, anything…

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Is MMT Legit?

Not MMT as in Manual Movement Therapy, which is me, my thing, my self-proclaimed moniker. We’re going to discuss MMT as in Manual Muscle Testing. Manual Muscle Testing is consistently under fire for being inconsistent. The pain science people and the movement aficionados love to target MMT to boost their own ideals. At every turn…

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What is #protectthehuman

It’s pure instinct in its most primitive form. Our Systems are working together assessing and processing input from internal and external sources, conscious and subconscious, in order to keep us safe. #protectthehuman In times of trauma and/or excessive stress our Systems can become overwhelmed. We all know how that feels. We can have a million…

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Recovery Strategy

By listening to what your body is telling you, you have become aware. When we become aware we can then seek to create change. Seeking change by pursuing holistic therapies is a cornerstone in an effective recovery strategy. When your body feels good, when you can move freely, when your mind is less cluttered, you…

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Understanding Pain

You’re in pain and frustrated. Pain takes over every aspect of your life. It’s mentally exhausting and it can be an emotional wrecking ball. Physically, pain can drain you of every ounce of energy you once possessed. Pain can sneak its way into your life and take away precious moments you will never get back.…

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