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Move Your Lungs Move Your Body, Part 2

Importance of Breathing and Exercise – Part 2 Have a constant neck ache or shoulder pain? A faulty breathing pattern hyper facilitates the accessory respiratory muscles, like sternocleidomastoid, scalene and upper trapezius.  This means that the Accessory Muscles Are Doing the Work! In this scenario the rib cage and intercostal muscles don’t (or can barely)…

By Shane Young October 8, 2013 | 

Active / Bodywork & Massage / Exercise & Fitness / Restoration

Move Your Lungs, Move your Body (Part I)

Importance of Breathing and exercise- Part 1 Nothing is more important than the quality of our breathing. With the way our busy modern lives are, rushing from here to there; it’s no wonder many of us are forgetting to breathe properly. As a CHEK practitioner, breathing is at the top of our totem pole, the…

By Shane Young September 5, 2013 | 


What to Consider Before You Become a Runner

Should You Be Running? Running is innate. It’s the pinnacle of the human neurodevelopmental sequence. It’s something that everyone can do. And for some, that’s the beauty of running. All you need is the motivation and drive to get outside and put one foot in front of the other, no matter how slow you go. But…

By Shane Young September 5, 2013 | 


Superhero Round-Up for September

Every month we try to round-up a handful of cool links, inspiring articles, testimonials and other “stuff” we think Superheroes might be interested in.  Here’s our list for September, enjoy!   11 Simple Pleasures to Savor This Weekend – Huffington Post   How artificial light is wrecking your sleep, and what to do about…

By Shane Young August 31, 2013 | 

Nutrition / Tips

Read This To Be A Better Cook

  Over the last 15 years, I’ve spent a lot of time over the chopping board, cutting whole food into smaller pieces.  In that quiet time, there’s a lot of space for reflection.  A topic that I keep coming back to is ‘how to help someone be a better cook’.  This is especially present for…

By Shane Young August 30, 2013 | 


September Events at Ascend

WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS   How Your Work Life is Making You Fat will be a demonstration and discussion presented free to the public on.  MOVED TO Saturday, OCTOBER 19TH from 11:00am to 12:00 noon – at Ascend Body by Shane Young and Scott Wiese.  The talk will cover the most common office and work life health pitfalls, how to…

By Shane Young August 23, 2013 | 

Announcements / Exercise & Fitness

AB August Superhero Spotlight: V Allairo

            My introduction into the healing arts began with the discovery of the powerful practice of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bahjan. I completed a 200+ hour Teacher Certification in 2001. Our studies included: Kriyas, Meditation, Pranayama, Anatomy, Physiology and the Yogic Lifestyle. After completing the course i continued…

By Shane Young August 1, 2013 | 

Active / Announcements / Bodywork & Massage / Exercise & Fitness

Ascend Welcomes Dalton Huckaby to the Massage Team

          As a recent National Holistic Institute graduate, Dalton was exposed to several massage modalities. In addition, he really enjoyed deepening his knowledge in the sciences of Anatomy, Kinesiology, as well as Physiology and Pathology. This information  furthered his understanding of the body operating as a whole.  For example, it helps…

By Shane Young July 30, 2013 | 

Active / Announcements

Superhero Round-Up for August

Every month we try to round-up a handful of cool links, inspiring articles, testimonials and other “stuff” we think Superheroes might be interested in.  Here’s our list for August, enjoy! Top 5 Energy-Draining Foods to Avoid – Huffington Post Deepak Chopra’s Best Advice To Humankind: ‘Take It Easy’ (VIDEO) Health Trends for 2013…

By Shane Young July 25, 2013 | 


August Events at Ascend

              Saturday Sweat Sessions Every Saturday in August! (8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 and 8/31) 9am – 10am and 10am – 11am  Space is Limited – Pre-registration with Shane is encouraged Join us every Saturday for a smart, small, sweaty hour of moving and being good to yourself! Please contact Shane…

By Shane Young July 25, 2013 | 


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