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Email: mtie@overdale-equestrian.co.uk
Based: Oxon/Gloc, Cotswolds, UK
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Feldenkrais for Riders

 

Beautifully aligned rider on a horse

Riders come in all shapes and sizes, levels of ability, and physical and mental challenges, and are generally very focused on their sport. Riding, in particular dressage, has particular demands on the body. Many riders have suffered a number of crashing falls, broken bones, haematomas, which each lead to compensating patterns, which in turn easily build into their normal habits.

 

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Position versus posture

 

three people on mats

 

Many people confuse position with posture. Your posture is an ongoing dynamic process that expresses itself in the way you stand, sit, or lie on the floor. In other words, posture expresses itself in every position of the body.This is why people tend to have tension in the same muscle groups regardless of the position they are in.  If you observe your posture on the floor, you will notice basic postural tendencies that are expressed in any position.

Taken from Frank Wildman’s book The Busy Person’s Guide to Easier Movement

Welcome to my blog

Thanks for looking at my blog. From time to time I will be posting articles about various aspects of Feldenkrais, biomechanics, riding, and movement in general. Some will be directly from me; others from shared sources. I really hope you find these articles of interest. If you would like to find out more, I'd love to hear from you. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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