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Feeling good is your natural birthright.

Yet as we age our share of aches, bumps, dings, stiff feelings and various types of pain can add up depending upon our circumstances and the activities we choose to do or not.

To reverse the accumulation of life’s hurts and recapture the full pleasure in your body on a daily basis can happen when you remind yourself to…

Move Like an Animal

Move Like an Animal Paperback

You see, all the healthy animals on the planet with a spine, tap into the brain to reset tension levels so they can move with comfort, agility and grace.

All the Healthy Animals are Doing It.  How about you?  Ready to Move Like an Animal!

The human animal can too with a simple conscious 3 step plan to get the brain, body and nervous system revitalized to restore feelings of confident comfort.

So whether we feel stiff from everyday life, work or even the games and activities you enjoy or grind our way through.

There is a natural way for the brain & body to reverse stiffness and pain so we won’t have to beat on our muscles, ice, heat or use any of those balms just in order to be able to move a little easier in the first place.

Given our present understanding of the brain and how it’s like a piece of software we can change and modify.

Brain Software to Modify & Change in 3 Steps

We’ve been able to systematize what works in nature in order to upgrade both the brain and body so it can be programmed to ease tension, pain and stiffness naturally.

In the book, Move Like an Animal, you will learn:

The 3 Simple Steps to Reduce Stiffness & Feel Pain Free

How You Can Restore Your Natural Birthright to Feel Comfortable and in Control

How Your Brain is Waiting for You to Regain Flexibility & Mobility Quickly and Easily

In what I call, the issues in the tissues, you have the ability to use your brain and body in symphony to restore and recover those lost feelings of–feeling like your self again—even if things presently continue to stay amped up, stiff or painful.

You’ll discover:

The One Key Movement to Feel Better Now

How to Relieve Stress & Tension Confidently

and Overcome Compensations which can be a Factor

In the animal world, healthy animals set themselves up daily for successful movement.

The ability to be agile, flexible and move in balance and grace is set up by the same natural neural mechanisms you too can access.

If you want to:

– Maintain comfortable mobility
– Restore natural flexibility
– and Bring back the feelings of pleasure back in your body,

Then Move Like an Animal is for you.

Feel Free Again

Through a unique, counter-intuitive approach, you can feel how to:

Loosen Up Tightness

Release Stiffness

and Feel the Binds Melt Away.

“The old traditional approach is sadly behind the times in preparing our bodies for strenuous activities and in rehabilitating the discomforts that impeded our life and competitive efforts. The new frontiers of understanding brain plasticity have given us exciting insights that can be controlled through brain-altering stimulation. This exciting application of the latest brain science will benefit healthy and recuperating people alike on all levels.”

-Timothy Berger, BA, MA, RN, ATC. Professor of Sports Science, Muskingum Univerisy

Since there may be those times when we may be guarding to protect a sore, tight or painful area.

Having the know-how to release it—is of great value when you need to let high tension levels or feelings of stress in the body simmer back down.

The Nature of Movement Itself

This is inherently different since it’s not about the range of motion – its more about the quality vs the quantity.

The quality and nature of movement itself are what is at stake to remain comfortable for life.

See, those wonderful animals have got this part down.

No quality. They’re a goner.

For the human animal, less than optimal quality can bring all sorts of types of pain and the various binds, stiffness and restrictions we can’t seem to shake in the long run.

Using a series of unique, gentle, conscious movement patterns targeting a specific part of the brain can restore childlike feelings of freedom.

All of this set up by the brain so you can remain comfortable as you age.

Even if you over do it, your brain and body can change quickly without even resorting to pills.

“A doctor gave me muscle relaxants and pain medication for a painful incident at work. Instead, I did a few movements and my pain was gone and I’m back to normal. It’s amazing, this works.”

-Debbie Elliott, Registered Nurse

Since animals know how to relax and let go of tension on a daily basis…

kitten sleeps on the back

The good news is. Your brain & body is waiting for you to tap into this same conscious power source to:

– Feel more relaxed,
– Contented,
– and Be able to sleep more easily too.

“Filled with practical advice. This is a very useful book for anyone who wants to move and feel better. I will recommend this book to my clients.”

-Dr. Del Millers, author of Fitness & Spirituality

What Move Like an Animal is About

The book begins with the ‘Animal Secret’ act that even the human animal did as a baby.

Once we remind ourself of this forgotten or lost ability, the brain remembers what to do to reset similar to the way we update our computers.

Down the Rabbit Hole

The brain is described as the one big muscle working with various feedback loops you can use to reset both stiffness and pain.

Various Feedback Loops of Somatics Exercises

You’ll learn which ones those are and how to access them to return to the comfort zone.

A shift from the revved up sympathetic state to the more relaxed parasympathetic state of calm happens when you tap into the specific part of the brain

See, from a more relaxed state, the muscles are ready to be used rather than starting from a somewhat or higher rate of tension. This is what fatigues and wears a lot of us down.

We’ve lost that ability to de-rev naturally since the brain will keep certain programs running like a car idling in 2nd or 3rd gear, instead of neutral.

Compensations

In the exercise and therapy world, compensations are readily seen and can throw us off center. Even though we can figure out how to use our body. We may be struggling or use more energy un-necessarily.

Compensations can shift as tension levels abate since the muscles are more relaxed to allow the bones to fall in place so we don’t end up fighting or struggling against gravity.

Then exercise or physical activity actually becomes freer and easier.

Proprioceptive Police

Proprioception is how we feel our movement and the positions we find ourself in.

The proprioceptive police may show up with signs of mis-alignment, pain, discomfort, tightness and on-going stress which further wears us down.

“The signs of groaning to get up out of a chair, that spasm which keeps us up at night, the inability to recover like you used to, the niggling tension or stress which isn’t resolving are indicators the proprioceptive police are headed to your door.“

-Edward Barrera, Move Like an Animal

Brain Based Approach

You’ll get a birds-eye view as how this is the complete reverse to most approaches – since it is brain based.

Rather than going for range of motion, which can actually reinforce tension and keep certain brain programs in check.

Even painful events like a muscle spasm can be reverse engineered, released and restored to comfort on account of targeting the brain.

Making the Connection

Feel the Connection

Sensing, feeling and probing around gently opens insights as to how you are connected among your 17 layers of muscles and fascia.

The fascia which has more sense receptors than the muscles are part of the movement system.

When you delve deeply into the sensory-motor system, lost or forgotten connections begin to wake-up so that even sitting becomes more comfortable.

What to do about Oops, Falls, Strains and Traumas and How A Squirrel Offers a Way Out?

You’ll get to learn how a squirrel opened my eyes to the very method I was learning about and how this act can restore things in ways we may not have thought possible.

Move Like an Animal Chapter 8 Story of the Squirrel's Recovery

“In the game of soccer I enjoy, I get knocked to the ground, collide and go bump quite often. Each one of these moments is in some way a mini-trauma as the muscles will re-contract to protect. If I don’t do anything afterwards, or ASAP, the contraction patterns begin to lock-down and hold us in check.

The binding process starts.

As we age, the stiffness, the binds and high tension patterns may have been or begun as a result of some type of trauma to our body.

We can accumulate these patterns which can be layered over other traumas.

We can think of this as a temporary ongoing phenomena since the signals to hold on, keep doing their job according to the set program for many, many, many years in some cases.”

-Edward Barrera, Move Like an Animal

R-O-A-R Your Way Back

R-O-A-R Your Way Back to Move Like an Animal

To recover over any restriction (R-O-A-R).

Free up stiffness, postural or movement difficulties, niggling injuries, high tension levels and the like can be felt when you recognize how the brain is set up to serve you, so you can remain comfortable for life.

Bonus

For those of you who really want to take things another step further.

Check out the back of the book where you can get access to the free audio version of the movements.

By listening, you’ll tap into another part of the brain which will deepen your experience to heal, restore and revitalize like a human animal can.

Ready to Move Like an Animal Again

After having lived a life of chronic pain and earning the label of fibromyalgia, I can say “it feels great to have more good days than bad ones”.

It’s my great pleasure to have Amazon bestseller, Move Like an Animal, out now in paperback and digital so you too can R-O-A-R back into life and feel the full pleasure of your body returning and maintaining even as you age.

Your brain and body can feel free, relaxed and in control.

So are your ready to Move Like an Animal for the rest of your comfortable life?

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Mar
31

Anti Aging

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Don’t let the young punks think there aren’t any things we can’t do in terms of anti aging.

Anti aging at 86

While trying to find a means to anti aging may be filled with ideas on what to eat, what exercises to do and what good company to be in contact with.

Watch this 86 year old women. You think she’s got a bead on anti-aging?

Moving well as we age is one of our anti aging antidotes. It looks like Johanna Quess has got it down.

How can we continue to move well as we age or move well in the first place if we’re already struggling?

Simple. Learn to move well by refreshing the muscles the way nature intended.

Our brain can be used to reinvigorate the muscles. The brain thrives on learning. By paying attention to the quality or lack of quality of our movement patterns, we can re-establish comfortable and successful movement at any age.

Anti aging is a misnomer

Instead of trying to defy aging, it may be high time to get with the program of using the brain and the nervous system to work for you instead of against you.

Muscles will atrophy with disuse. The muscular system will slide ever so slowly downhill as we age yet we can remind our nervous system how to remember to reset itself.

Aging gracefully comes with practice. Who says you’re too old to learn?

Best anti aging products

You can spend your time looking for anti aging creams, anti-aging supplements, anti aging lotion, etc.

No worries though. A number of 15 and 16 year olds can no longer touch their toes. They are well on their way to being programmed to buy anti-aging products long before their time.

Understanding the very organ we can learn to harness to remain supple does require a few moments to use it.

The best anti aging product is the very process you were born to use. By employing the brain, anti aging happens naturally so we can move well at any age.

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