Up With GravitySM Lesson 6 – Lifting your Center of Gravity vs. “Standing or Sitting Up Straight”

In the previous two lessons of this section, you learned how to lift your center of gravity while standing, moving and sitting. In the final lesson of this “lifting series,” we’ll compare what happens when you “stand up straight” or … Continue reading

Up With GravitySM Lesson 5 – Lifting and moving your center of gravity while seated

In the previous lesson, we explored lifting your center of gravity as you stand and walk, using the front-to-back arrow.  I also suggested you experiment with broadening the range of activities in which you use this technique.  If you haven’t … Continue reading

Up With GravitySM Lesson 4 – Lifting and moving your center of gravity

In the first three lessons, you explored ways to locate your center of gravity using some simple images. You also learned how to use your center of gravity to move more easily. In this lesson, we’re going to take using … Continue reading

Up With GravitySM Lesson 3 – Using your Center of Gravity when Sitting

In the first two lessons, we learned how to locate your center of gravity when standing,  and how to use it as you move about in ways that make your movements lighter and easier. This lesson is about using the … Continue reading

Up With GravitySM Lesson 2 – Using your Center of Gravity while Moving

In Lesson 1 you learned how to locate your center of gravity (in the center of your body, about three finger widths below your navel) and how to access it easily using three mental images: the front-to-back line, the side-to-side … Continue reading

Up With GravitySM Lesson 1 – Locating your Center of Gravity

Although we normally think of gravity as a force pulling us down, it also can be a powerful tool that enables us to sit, stand and move more easily, while reducting effort and tension. The first step in learning to … Continue reading