Anatomy

Alignment Classes At Body Alive!

Very exciting news! Body Alive classes are bringing a whole lot more attention to alignment – the “how” of taking care of the body while doing any of our classes – be it yoga, barre, body challenge or cycle. This extra emphasis on alignment helps protect against...

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Anatomy of the Wrist

Anatomy of the Wrist Intro The anatomy of the wrist joint is extremely complex, probably the most complex of all the joints in the body.  The wrist is actually a collection of many bones and joints.  These bones and joints let us use our hands in a lot of different...

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A Guide to Hip Anatomy

A Guide to Hip Anatomy   The hip joint is one of the largest joints in the body and is a major weight-bearing joint.  It is one of the most important joints in the human body as it allows us to walk, run, and jump.   It bears our body's weight and the force of the...

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The basics of the Spine

The four curves of the spice balance the two primary functions of our skeletal system: Stability and mobility.     The four curves: comprised of 24 vertebrae Cervical Spine - topmost curve - comprised of 7 vertebrae in the neck Thoracic Spine - 12 vertebrae to which...

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