“In whatever position one is in, or in whatever condition in life one is placed, one must find balance. Balance is the state of the present – the here and now. If you balance in the present, you are living in Eternity.” .
“In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth.” .
“Balance is the state of the present – the here and now. If you balance in the present you are living in eternity.” . ~ BKS Iyengar Center of
“What I dream of is an art of balance.” . ~ Henri Matisse The three inner balance senses Though most people don’t develop balance problems until well into their 50s, the optimal age range to begin developing our balance abilities is in our 30s and
“Happiness is not a matter of intensity, but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.” . ~ Thomas Merton Static balance Static balance is the ability to balance while stationary. It’s what most people think of when they picture a balanced position. To be
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” . – Albert Einstein The feet & ankles in balance The feet provide a relatively narrow base for walking, and the ankles are quite slender when you consider that they carry
“So divinely is the world organized that every one of us, in our place and time, is in balance with everything else.” . – Johann Wolfgang von Goeth There are many good reasons to want to improve one’s balance, with prevention of falls
Healthy knees depend upon strong and flexible feet, ankles and hips Our joints are connected along a kinetic chain that begins at our feet and reaches all the way through the body. Because of their chain like properties, the joints can communicate with each other
The knee joint The knee joint is the largest joint in the body and essential to many of our daily activities including standing, walking, running and sitting. We wouldn’t get far without it. Unfortunately, it’s also prone to injury and millions of Americans visit their
This article is part of a series discussing the biomechanical connections between the feet, ankles, knees and hips and how they all impact knee health. Foundational feet Our feet form the foundation for our upright body. Whether standing or in movement, whatever happens at the