Holistic Personal Trainer
Body and Mind
"A person who doesn't breathe deeply reduces the life of his body. If he doesn't move freely he restricts the life of his body. If he doesn't feel fully, he narrows the life of his body. And if his self-expression is constricted, he limits the life of his body." -Alexander Lowen
I believe in a holistic approach which is based on giving your body what it needs at that moment in order to move and feel better throughout your day. As human beings, our bodies are in a constant state of fluctuation and it is our job to learn what our body needs to restore the balance. I take a more intuitive approach(auto-regulatory approach) to training my clients. This means that I observe each person on a day to day basis to see how far I am able to push or how much I need to back off. I believe the body is constantly telling us what it needs and I think that we should listen more closely to these signals. This method means that there will be days when taking a lighter load is necessary and there will be sessions when you can push your body further then you have ever thought.
There is no typical session that I can describe, as all my sessions are dependent on who I am working with. However, I do follow a fundamental philosophy. I always take a deep look into a persons personal history, current complaints, lifestyle, posture, movement patterns and mobility patterns in order fully understand the right approach I need to take. I believe in a holistic approach to personal training and I strive to teach my clients how to achieve a balanced lifestyle. I believe that the body is a representation of the mind. With a strong body, comes the development of even a stronger mind. The following things are what I believe produces results; these things are making changes in your: