Palo Alto CA
The Palo Alto Balance Center in Palo Alto, CA offers classes, workshops and private lessons in Balance and Yoga as well as a Teacher Training Program. Call for more information 650-856-2000. www.balancecenter.com
Berkeley, CA: Beth Greenfield at 4th Street Yoga www.4thstreetyoga.com/yoga-instructor-bios
Columbus,OH: Yoga on High www.marysinclairbalance.com
Petaluma, CA: Sonoma Body Balance www.sonomabodybalance.com
Santa Cruz, CA: Yoga with Laura www.yogawithlaura.weebly.com
San Francisco CA: Posture Rebellion www.posturerebellion.com
The Aplomb Institute (Institut Superieur d’Aplomb) in Paris, France is the place where it all began. Its founder, Noëlle Perez-Christiaens, is the researcher who developed the technique of Aplomb – called Balance in the US. www.isaplomb.org
For workshops in Paris, see the above web site.
Call Thea for more information 408/489-9436.
Articles of Interest
A study of Kenyan women as they walked while carrying heavy loads. The women could carry 20% of their body weight with no additional exertion. “There wasn’t even a blip in their oxygen usage.” Improving the way humans walk the walk
A technical article from Pacific Medical Training about the delicate balance and interdependence of all the systems that affect movement and posture. Muscular System
YouTube Videos of interest
Balance in Action
The power of Balance in carrying is demonstrated in this video of loading bricks in Bangladesh.
Youtube - original stacking bricks in bangladesh (no dropping)
Balance is Ageless!
Watch James Cagney and Bob Hope in a great dance routine.
Youtube - Great Dance Routine: James Cagney and Bob Hope