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I just started taking Alexander Technique classes and it's amazing. It's for people who are pregnant, recovering, or those with poor posture.

 

It helps you achieve awareness about your own body, so you reduce tension and stress and gain more balance.

 

There are classes all over Virginia. Try it.

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I just started taking Alexander Technique classes and it's amazing. It's for people who are pregnant, recovering, or those with poor posture.

 

It helps you achieve awareness about your own body, so you reduce tension and stress and gain more balance.

 

There are classes all over Virginia. Try it.

 

 

Time Magazine came out with a story today about EBA Posture Shirts. Their website is full of testamonials and facts. This is the site:

http://www.ebapostureshirt.com/products/posture-shirt

 

This is what TIME had to say about it. Check it out.

 

TIME did a story today on EBA's posture shirts and this is what they have to say:

 

"How the shirt works isn't obvious at first glance. It seems like any other sports top.... But sewn into the Posture Shirt are elastic bands that start at the shoulders and stretch toward the center of the back. The bands have the effect of rolling your shoulders down and rearward, helping give you that sit-up-straight posture.

 

"Such posture is important in preventing back pain and sports injuries. Although she may not have known about the biomechanics, your mom was right: you shouldn't slouch. Routine misalignment of the spine and shoulder blades can pinch nerves and lead to serious injury, especially if you try to lift weights with your shoulders hunched."

 

"The Posture Shirt works by helping you pull your shoulder blades and chest muscles into a proud position — think of the Superman pose. That position keeps you from arching and overstretching the muscles at the back of your spine."

 

"If you focus hard enough, you can direct your shoulder blades to sit down and back. But the advantage of the Posture Shirt is that it acts like a constant reminder."

 

"The science behind the shirt lies in the idea of proprioception, which is the body's sense of its position within space. That sounds vague, but here's a way to get it: Sit up straight and close your eyes. Move one of your limbs to what you think is a 45-degree angle. Then look: is the limb at a 45-degree angle? If so, your proprioceptive sense is working."

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