In short, absolutely yes. Before delving into this further, it may be helpful to define flexibility: Flexibility is the range of motion at a single joint or a collection of joints. More simply, stretching a part of your body involves certain muscles lengthening and relaxing. The process of increasing this range of movement requires both […]
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5 things I wish I knew when I started flexibility training By Hania Tayara
I first discovered I was flexible in ballet class when I was six years old. I noticed it was relatively easy to slide into my splits and my teacher could painlessly push me down into a flat pancake stretch. At the time, this didn’t mean much to me and I just enjoyed having good lines […]
Stretching as a form of mindfulness By Hania Tayara
Practising mindfulness has become increasingly important over the past year and a half. With all the stress and uncertainty of the pandemic, the ability to take a step back and be present has become more essential than ever.