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4 Simple Movements to Release Your Shoulder Pain

Uncategorized Sep 22, 2020

When it comes to solving shoulder pain you gotta remember one important thing, it’s not just your shoulders that are creating your pain!

This is the very reason why stretching or massaging your poor achy shoulders is only a temporary solution. 

The answer to your pain is to look at your posture.

How your shoulders move in relation to your spine will give you all the information you need to know about why you are suffering from shoulder pain.

Let me explain why this is important. In short, your shoulder and your spine are connected, here’s how. Your upper arm bone (humerus) fits into the socket of your shoulder blade and your collarbone sits to the front of your scapula. Here’s the really important bit, as your shoulder blades sit on the back of your ribcage and your ribcages attached to your spine, any changes to your spine will affect the position of your shoulders. Get it?

And here’s the rub, a recent study to the link of shoulder pain and poor...

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51 Beautifully Fearless Affirmations To Reduce Your Anxiety

Uncategorized Jul 17, 2020

Stress is a natural part of life, and our response to it is an amazing survival advantage. Stress induces a fight-or-flight reaction in us. It compels us to act in a big way to overcome danger.

The problem in our modern world is; stress becomes chronic. When worrying about money, our goals, our families all day, we can feel trapped, and with time anxiety sets in. 

This can look like panic, overthinking and fear, but it can also be far subtler. Grinding teeth, headaches, back or muscle pain, and insomnia can all be signs that we're taking stress or trauma and repressing it. Storing it away in our bodies. 

I believe stress can be so destructive to our lives that should be targeted from all angles. 

As a world-class expert in Somatic Movement, that is always my first strategy.

I even have an entire course sharing exactly how to use movement to unlock and release stress and trauma that you've unknowingly locked in your body. 

But for many people, anxiety...

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9 Powerful Supplements You'll Need To Be Anxiety Free

Uncategorized Jul 17, 2020

Stress is a natural part of life, and our response to it is an amazing survival advantage. Stress induces a fight-or-flight reaction in us. It compels us to act in a big way to overcome danger.

The problem in our modern world is; stress becomes chronic. 

No longer are we wary of literal lions, but mental ones. We can constantly worry about angered bosses, disappointed loved ones, failing to achieve lofty goals, or effort filled Instagram posts being met with cricket chirps. 

This is fear that does not dissipate. Day after day this inescapable fear can make us feel trapped and out of control. It can morph into difficult mental health issues such as anxiety.

General, social, post-traumatic anxiety, obsessive compulsions, these can all start to overtake your life if chronic stress goes unchecked. 

We may be so used to this stress, that we don't even realize it.

Irritable bowels, back pain, headaches, low energy, shallow breathing, poor posture, these can all be signs of...

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What is Align Somatics?

news Feb 25, 2020

Who has a back or problemor stiff neck and shoulders? 

Yes, I thought so, me too, an ongoing ache, a dull pain and sometimes more constant when I’ve twisted the wrong way or exercised too hard. But most of us have neck and back pain because we sit at a computer or are hunched up and bending to look at a smartphone all day.

Hardly any of us find a cure from going to see a specialist, and if we do it tends to be temporary as old habits kick in and we find ourselves going through the same motions that got us there in the first place. What Align Somatics does is not only treat your problem but send you home with exercises that will eventually help to alleviate the problem altogether. Saving you many costly appointments and the frustration of knowing that your sessions with your chiropractor are ineffective 2 days after you feel slight relief of pain.

 What is Align Somatics?

Somatic Movement Education is teaching your mind to train your body to behave...

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A Pain Free Life

patient testimonials Feb 25, 2020

Tanya’s training gives her the ability to understand the underlying related movement and re-educate the person so that they can develop a more appropriate strategy for this movement. 

It does not need to sport specific.  Everything she teaches will improve one’s physical well-being.  It really is not necessary to live in pain but unfortunately there are very few teachers of Tanya’s ability that can analyze and cue clients successfully.  Working with someone who has the ability to communicate what you are doing wrong and how to improve it is a terrific experience. 

Somatics is the school of thought that Tanya teaches; however on the client side it is simply called common sense.  Now that I am pain-free I continue to go to Tanya’s classes as they will improve both my well-being and my cycling performance.

Pain and performance are directly related and once you unlock why you are on the back-foot you will go straight onto the...

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No Longer Trapped in My Own Body

patient testimonials Feb 25, 2020

I still clearly remember the day I walked down the street and – for the first time in years – felt no pain. I have Tanya to thank for that. After being very active in my 20s – rowing, cycling and running – a back injury and a subsequent illness floored me. I gained 3 stone, lost energy and felt trapped in my own body.

It got to the point where walking to the shop felt like an impossible hurdle. I saw countless (highly recommended) practitioners – osteopaths, surgeons, neurologists, physiotherapists, cranial osteopaths, Pilates – but saw little improvement and spent a fortune.

It had happened over time but it felt like all of a sudden I was suffering chronic, constant back and body pain with little hope of recovery. I truly feared that I would spend the rest if my life unable to move freely. I had never imagined this would happen to me and the feeling of helplessness was overwhelming.

A friend of my boyfriends told me about Tanya. I was convinced...

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A Complete Change of Life

student testimonials Feb 19, 2020

Don´t miss this Beautiful Testimonial!

Read how Align Somatics transformed my life!

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Overcoming the Effects of Being Hunched Over a Desk

news Feb 17, 2020

Are you hunched over a desk all day at work? A 15-minute routine of simple exercises can keep you on the straight and narrow.

Read the full article published in the Irish Independent newspaper.

Click here to read it.

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The Brain Beats Pain

news Feb 05, 2020

A therapist’s prediction that Tanya Fitzpatrick would become a yoga teacher came true, says Joy Orpen, and the Dubliner has since spread her holistic wings wider with an innovative technique that helps heal chronic pain.

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Stress is a natural part of life, and our response to it is an amazing survival advantage. Stress induces a fight-or-flight reaction in us. It compels us to act in a big...

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What is Align Somatics?

Who has a back or problem, or stiff neck and shoulders?  Yes, I thought so, me too, an ongoing ache, a dull pain and sometimes more constant when I’ve...

A Pain Free Life

Tanya’s training gives her the ability to understand the underlying related movement and re-educate the person so that they can develop a more appropriate strategy...

A Complete Break Through

No Longer Trapped in My Own Body

I still clearly remember the day I walked down the street and – for the first time in years – felt no pain. I have Tanya to thank for that. After being very...

A Complete Change of Life

Don´t miss this Beautiful Testimonial! Read how Align Somatics transformed my life!

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Are you hunched over a desk all day at work? A 15-minute routine of simple exercises can keep you on the straight and narrow. Read the full article published in the Irish...

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How to use a key movement to release the tension of the shoulder and neck at the same time. Practice this simple technique and feel how much easier it is to move.
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