Bodymind Movement

To adapt you have to be able to move and change. We’re not just talking about dragging your tired body to the gym. We’re talking about integrating body, mind and emotions so that what you say is in harmony with what you do, and what you do is in harmony with what you feel. 


 Handpicked. From education to self-care solutions.


01.  Physical activity lowers risk of 5 chronic diseases: How regular exercise keeps you healthy

If you want to protect yourself from chronic diseases, you need to exercise more.

via Medical Daily →

02.  Can a healthy lifestyle prevent cancer?

A large proportion of cancer cases might be prevented if people quit smoking, avoided heavy drinking, maintained a BMI between 18.5 and 27.5, and got moderate weekly exercise for at least 150 minutes or vigorous exercise for at least 75 minutes, according to a new study.

via Science Daily →

03.  How to hack your biology and be in the zone every single day

Whatever you do, you can hack your biology to increase your performance. To do it, you just have to understand the Triune brain, control your breathing (Coherent Breathing), develop a 30/50% grip strength, and make your tools an extension of your body.

via TedX →

04.  7 tips for mindbody balance

Establishing a healthy dialogue between our thoughts and our molecules helps us shift from imbalance to balance. And when we’re in an optimal state of dynamic balance, we naturally tend to listen to our body with love and reverence and make choices that support balance, happiness, and wellbeing.

via Chopra Center →

05.  Where do you store your emotions?

The scientific research of Dr. Candace Pert reveals our glands, organs, tissues and cells store our emotions and memories. They're called body memories, and together they make up your body story. Those memories are created when you feel strong emotions.

via Candace Pert →

06.  Neuroplasticity: You can teach an old brain new tricks

Our brains are more flexible than we've ever thought before. Our brains change because they are constantly optimizing and adapting, even reorganizing themselves by transferring cognitive abilities from one lobe to the other, particularly as we age. Try mousing with your non-dominant hand to see for yourself.

via Big Think →

07.  Why sitting down destroys your health

Fitness expert and male model, Roger Frampton, discusses how chairs are your enemy, how attitudes towards exercise are flawed, and suggests an alternative way to look at how our bodies can become strong and agile.

via TedX →

08.  The feeling that moves you

Movement begins with a feeling. Change begins with a visualization. Visualize yourself on the beach with room to play, feel and move…in your underwear. Then watch this video of actor/dancer Keean Johnson doing just that at a Malibu beach. To Philip Glass.

via Nowness →

09.  Buck up against your room assignment

Dancer Lil Buck demonstrates how to get your move on even if you’re stuck in a small room. He proves one of the fundamental laws of physics: the biggest walls that trap us from moving are mostly mental. 

via Vimeo →

10.  Ecstatic dance

Ecstatic Dance sessions are not based on a class or a technique, but in creating a space where you can be yourself, express yourself through dance and music, giving freedom of action and movement to the body. It has no goals or structures, having only a guideline: not to communicate verbally.

via Vimeo →

11.  Try sitting on the floor with a ball

Kat Bird healed herself of back pain and a spinal injury. Here she demos self-massage sitting on a Yamuna ball on the floor. If you find yourself sitting in a chair too much, try sitting on the floor for a change.

via Kat Bird →

12.  How to get out of your chair in your 90s

Feeling old? Psshaw! If you're not in your 90s yet, you ain't old! Let Kumar Pallana teach you how to stay mentally and physically vital and well into your elder years. 

via Vimeo →

13.  Sitting there stuck in your head?

Try tapping on that stubborn, rigid, anxious head of yours with these Emotional Freedom Tapping Techniques to set yourself free. 

via Mercola →

14.  Endurance test: Felix

Watch this video. Pushing the boundaries of flexibility through extreme yoga

via Nowness →

15.  If you only do 10 yoga poses, do these

Even when you don't have a couple of hours to attend your favorite yoga class, just a few minutes with a couple of postures can be incredibly powerful, especially when combined with breath, intention and presence.

via MindBodyGreen →

16.  Tai Chi for health

Begin Your Journey to Better Health with Six Easy Steps

via Dr Paul Lam →

17.  10 rockstar yoga men to follow on Instagram

via Yogi Approved →

18.  10 instagram yogis you should follow

via Do You Yoga →

19.  Toe-tapping to better health: Fidgeting helps prevent arterial dysfunction from sitting

According to a new study, even mild toe-tapping and thumb-twiddling can dramatically reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. Running around the room is even better.

via Dailymail →

20.  Rubenfeld synergy for bodymind healing

Each person can heal when they listen to their body and emotions. The therapist creates the environment for this, but the healing comes from within.

via Thinking Allowed TV →

21.  How to get well

Much of the pain we experience is due to emotional experiences held in the body. Dr. Bradley Nelson explains his Body Code technique for working with layers of energetic protection that manifest in physical and emotional dis-eases.

via Bradley Nelson DC →

22.  Everything you need to know about the heart wall

An hour-long lecture to take you deeper into understandings of the Heart Wall and Body Code method of energy healing with magnets. 

via Bradley Nelson DC →

23.  How to feel good & release emotional blockages

Unfelt and unresolved experiences can leave us blocked. Here’s how forgiveness and gratitude can play a role in getting unstuck.

via Noah Hammond Tyrrell →

24.  Mastering emotions

Emotions are not just feelings, they are an energetic conversation designed to guide us. Mastering emotions in a real way means listening skillfully. 

via Noah Hammond Tyrrell →

25.  A Feldenkrais class by Baby Liv

This piece of baby development forms a major foundation of the work of Moshe Feldenkrais and his method, The Feldenkrais Method.

via Vimeo →

26.  Daniel Coleman explains emotional intelligence

Emotional Intelligence is about skilled relationships - beginning with yourself. Every emotion has a function. It is important to understand what your are feeling, why you are feeling it, and acting in alignment. Using these same skills applied to others involves the last brain circuitry to mature. Daniel Goleman believes this development needs more support throughout life. 

via Big think →

27.  Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) demonstration

Tapping is a simple, easy to use tool to bring the body back into balance. Here’s a demonstration of how to use it to relax anxiety. 

via Mercola →

28.  Super brain yoga

Simple yoga is combined with acupressure points to strengthen the brain. It is helping students, doctors, Alzheimer’s patients, and people with special needs.

via YouTube →

29.  GuruNanda teaching laughter yoga

Laugh your way out of stress, anxiety, depression, disease and fear. How to laugh out your stress and appreciate yourself.

via Devin Doshi →

30.  Dr. Oz talks Reiki

Dr. Oz recommends energy medicine and his favorite is Reiki. It balances the energy system helping symptoms resolve.

via Dr. Oz →

31.  Deepak Chopra helps a woman break through emotional eating

Body awareness is used to help shift the pattern of emotional eating.

via OWN →

32.  How does forgiveness heal?

Letting go of the burden of judgment is for yourself, not for the other person. Deepak Chopra explains the chemical cascade that happens with emotions of resentment and anger, and the physiological healing that happens with forgiveness and letting go. 

via The Chopra Well →

33.  What is body psychotherapy?

Body Psychotherapy is a strand of Psychotherapy that allows you to assess your experiences from the point of view of both your mind and your body, in order to address the present to achieve a happier, healthier life.

via EABP Body Psychotherapy →

34.  Dr. Lissa Rankin: "Mind over medicine: scientific proof you can heal yourself"

While some mind-body medicine pioneers and New Age teachers talk about how we can heal ourselves, Dr. Lissa Rankin was a skeptical physician, trained in evidence-based academic medicine and raised by a closed-minded physician father. 

via Talk At Google →

35.  Healing illness with the subconscious mind

Surviving an accident was the easy part; coping with the chronic pain would prove more difficult. Danna Pycher shares her story about trauma and the transformative insight she gained that allowed her to harness the healing power of the subconscious mind. 

via TedX →

36.  How to release the painful memories and emotions stored in your body

In order to release the emotions and create a more peaceful state of being, it’s important to create an emotional tool-kit to help regulate your nervous system and soothe the discomfort.

via Tiny Buddha →

37. Doing the impossible

The role of visualization in doing something that's never been done before—like flying off a mountain top in a winged suit. While we may not all want to be base jumpers like Espen Fadnes, our evolution depends on some of us adapting our bodyminds in ways never seen before. To do that, it helps if you can visualize it first. Watch the 'making of' at the end.

via YouTube →