Links

Teachers

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

 

 

Aplomb Institute

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