June 29, 2018

Many of our readers have contacted us about our recent blog post (June 17, 2018),  which describes a simple experiment for locating  the center of gravity of a model skull. They have pointed out the major differences between a skull and a head. Their question is this:...

June 25, 2018

It is important to remember that lying down in semi-supine is not a relaxation exercise -- that is, it is not meant to bring about a complete relaxation of muscular activity but a toned, lengthened condition of the muscles. To this end, you must remain alert throughout...

The skull’s tendency to roll forward means not only that muscles must act on it to keep it balanced, but that the skull itself acts back on the muscles with the force of its forward momentum.

June 17, 2018

We can determine the location of the center of gravity accurately using a simple experimental method: we suspend it from a point on its surface by a length of string. If we trace an imaginary line – a “plumb line” -- from that point straight to the ground, and then rep...

June 10, 2018

In this, our first study, we will examine head balance and its relationship to the spine, and the central role this relationship plays in upright posture.

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