Exercise and Pain

In our group sessions we practice various forms of exercise ranging from holding postures to slow, gentle movements and walking. Most people who attend the program, especially newer participants, want to do well and try hard to do the exercises well. Yet, we keep telling everyone not to try too hard and instead stay relaxed […]

It Starts With Mindfulness

Mindfulness, or “noticing” as we call it, is the beginning of our Mindbody approach. As discussed in my previous article, we prefer the term ‘noticing’ because it directly describes what one is doing during the sitting meditation part of our Mindbody pain management sessions. So what is it we are noticing and what does one […]