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    Power and the Grace: A Professional's Guide to Ease and Efficiency in Functional Movement

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    ISBN: 9781912085385
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    AuthorElphinston, Joanne
    Pub Date28/10/2019
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    Designed for Pilates and yoga teachers, health and rehabilitation professionals, 'The Power and the Grace' demystifies functional movement and integrates the science of movement with the art of teaching it. It aims to help the holistically minded movement professional achieve rewarding results in neuromuscular function. From brain science to physics, fascia to emotion, this book distils a seemingly complex field into a practical and instantly usable approach that will resonate with movement teachers at all levels of experience. Find the color in your language; learn the difference between talking to the brain or to the mind; and discover how to communicate the intention and sense of a movement with ease!



    Chapter 1 The movement kaleidoscope

    Chapter 2 Moving the brain

    Chapter 3 Dancing with Forces

    Chapter 4 Myofascial magic

    Chapter 5 Vibrant self carriage

    Chapter 6 Locks and keys

    Chapter 7 The living spine

    Chapter 8 Control through ease

    Chapter 9 Base notes

    Chapter 10 Ups and downs: mastering the vertical

    Chapter 11 A leg to stand on

    Chapter 12 Elegant, effective gait

    Chapter 13 A shoulder to lean on

    Chapter 14 Winning our wings

    Chapter 15 Speaking the brain's language

    Chapter 16 Reflections