This is Part 2 of my “How To Be Flexible” series and we explore one of the key concepts of my Movement Philosophy – The Movement Sphere™
You can catch up on Part 1 of this series, the introduction to my Movement Philosophy here:
’Til next time, Be Free In Your Movement™.
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This is part two of my “How to Get Flexible” series and today we are going to explore one of the key concepts of my Movement Philosophy – the Movement Spheres™. Let’s check it out.
Hi, I’m Selina from MoveMedics here to help you move better, feel better, so you can keep doing what makes you happy, for as long as you want.
In the previous video I introduced you to my Movement Philosophy which you can check out here, but in a nutshell I believe that if you want to be more flexible, you want to improve your Movement Capacity so you have the options to do the movement, make the shape you want, when you want.
Today we are going to explore one of the key concepts of my Movement Philosophy, the Movement Spheres™.
When I look at movement and when I think about movement I’m thinking space, what kind of space am I trying to occupy? And do I have access to that space? This is why I think there are two Movement Spheres™.
We have your Current Movement Sphere™, this is the space that you currently can actively access.
And then we have the Ultimate Movement Sphere™, which is the total space available inside of you that you can potentially tap into.
When the movement you want to do falls inside your Current Movement Sphere™, you can do them, you have access to it.
But if the movement you want to do exists outside of this space then you can’t do it until, and unless, you expand your Current Movement Sphere™ until it encompasses that particular movement and then you will be able to do it. Let me show you.
Take my leg for example, my Current Movement Sphere™ allows me to come up to here. This is what I can do on my own. But there’s more to it!
I can help myself, hei, if I can balance, I can help myself all the way here, but once I’m here I can kind of stay there, but I can’t really take my leg up there on my own at this particular point in time.
So that means that my Current Movement Sphere™ comes to here, but the Ultimate, and because I can’t go through my chest, the Ultimate is here.
Now even though I can’t access my Ultimate I still have plenty of options. For example, I can kick. I can also reverse into the space and fold.
Now if I ever wanted to kick higher or fold deeper then what I got to do is that I must expand my Current Movement Sphere™ out until that encompasses those spaces and allow me access to them when I want.
Now in my experience as a physio most people, ee, elite athlete excluded, most people only use about 40-ish 50% of what is available to them, which means most of us are drastically underutilising of what is available to you!
That also means that by expanding your Current Movement Sphere™ you are going to have a lot more options, overall Movement Options, not just the Movement Option for one thing, then just that one thing exclusively, overall options, which I think is pretty sweet.
So how do we expand our Movement Sphere™? But before we talk about Safe Movement Exploration we want to first explore the concept of Movement Zones, which is in the next video coming up.
But until then I would like to hear from you, how much of your Ultimate Sphere do you think you are currently accessing? Leave me a comment and let me know, I would love to hear from you.
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