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Ep. 048 - Unlocking your creativity w/ Brady Brewer

Ep. 048 - Unlocking your creativity w/ Brady Brewer

September 14, 2022

Finding your creativity to help find your own uniqueness, your own signature and the conversation and expression of yourself. A window to an insight of who you and others are, a tool to having an authentic relationship with yourself, an apparatus to internal auditing and dialog, creativity has many uses in arts, projects and tasks. But do we see the usefulness in our health, wellbeing and self worth?

This week we sit down with Brady brewer and discuss just that.

Enjoy the show!

For show notes, visit: https://benjaminrashleigh.com/ep-048-unlocking-your-creativity/ 

Ep. 047 - The art of decision making w/ Dr Shyam Barr

Ep. 047 - The art of decision making w/ Dr Shyam Barr

August 31, 2022

Have you ever been so overloaded with the need to make decisions that we can no longer take in any more information and struggle to make any decision? And how this then leads to more stress as well as the pressure of feeling like we need to make a decision.

This week we sit down with Dr Shyam Barr and discuss decision making and the health effects around decision making, how to unload the the cognitive stress and way to create effective decision making.

Enjoy the show!

For show notes, visit: https://benjaminrashleigh.com/ep-047-the-art-of-decision-making/ 

Ep. 046 - The effects of exercise on our whole bodily systems

Ep. 046 - The effects of exercise on our whole bodily systems

August 17, 2022

A quick discussion on how exercise plays a positive role on so many aspects of our body's systems.

Ep. 045 – Managing my rheumatic pains - Not so regular Joe interview w/ Liesbeth Vander Elst

Ep. 045 – Managing my rheumatic pains - Not so regular Joe interview w/ Liesbeth Vander Elst

July 20, 2022

After being diagnosed with spondyloarthritis in 2015, Liesbeth was told “she would never be able to run again”. The inflammation in her body would prevent her from this kind of physical activity.

After trying to her suppress symptoms with NSAIDs (which had no effect), she decided to take back control over her health by healing from within.

Liesbeth take us through her journey on getting on top of her rheumatic pains.

Enjoy the show!

For show notes, visit: https://benjaminrashleigh.com/ep-045-managing-my-rheumatic-pains/

Ep. 044 - Why strength training is important

Ep. 044 - Why strength training is important

July 6, 2022

Strength doesn’t always need to be defined as moving heavy weights, but consider what force we need to produce to move, stabilise or withstand loads in our everyday living situations. From moving heavy objects, to withstanding impact on the sporting field, to running for the bus or tram and even to reaching up to the top shelf of the pantry to grab the cookie jar you secretly hid from the kids. Strength is an integral part to maintaining and executing daily motion and balancemusculoskeletal healthachieving physical goals and even maintaining range of motion needs like mobility.

From the benefits of performance, to ageing, to its effects metabolicly. We will be discussing the benefits of resistance training and why it is something we all can and should incorporate into our daily lives.

Enjoy the show!

For show notes, visit: https://benjaminrashleigh.com/ep-044-why-strength-training-is-important/

Ep. 043 - Scoliosis - Tackling those twists and turns w/ Helen New

Ep. 043 - Scoliosis - Tackling those twists and turns w/ Helen New

June 22, 2022

It's Scoliosis awareness month and on the show today we have Pilates and Scoliosis specialist Helen New. Helen takes us through the ins and our of Scoliosis, what the condition is, how it effects the body and what you should consider when looking to start an exercise program addressing your scoliosis.

A show packed full of insight and knowledge on the condition from Helen's experiences. Definitely an episode to shed light for people with Scoliosis and for those movement practitioners working with clients with Scoliosis.

Enjoy the show!

For show notes, visit: https://benjaminrashleigh.com/ep-043-scoliosis-tackling-those-twists-and-turns/

Ep. 042 - Sick and tired of being sick and tired

Ep. 042 - Sick and tired of being sick and tired

June 8, 2022

Not your usual episode this week. Due to falling sick 3 times in the past month we have had a little break in recording and releasing episodes. So today episode is all about my thoughts on how I felt getting sick with 3 different virus' over the period of a month. What I learnt about my self and the key being to manage my energy and not my time.

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Ep.041 - Getting into your groove w/ Grant Thomas

Ep.041 - Getting into your groove w/ Grant Thomas

May 11, 2022

Dancing since its conception has been used as a way to tell a story, release energy and express ones emotions. And in this episode we talk about just that with Grant Thomas. Though out the episode Grant takes us on a pathway of exploring rhythm and what it means to harness and express rhythm through tools like dance. What benefits we can feel and achieve from dancing as well as a great way to share what's on our minds through a physical form.

Enjoy the show!

For show notes, visit: https://benjaminrashleigh.com/ep-041-getting-into-your-groove/

 

Ep. 040 - Yoga and the practice of your capability w/ Anzari Atik

Ep. 040 - Yoga and the practice of your capability w/ Anzari Atik

April 27, 2022

In today’s episode we have the pleasure in speaking with neuroscientist and yoga instructor Anzari Atik. Anzari takes us through what the practice of yoga is and that there is more to it than just the physical practice, the scientific benefits of yoga as well it's potential to be adaptable to all bodies and their capability and not just a certain type and demographic.

Enjoy the show!

For show notes, visit: https://benjaminrashleigh.com/ep-040-yoga-and-the-practice-of-your-capability/ 

Ep. 039 - Posture - capacity to move though different positions effectively

Ep. 039 - Posture - capacity to move though different positions effectively

April 13, 2022

How do we view posture? What are our thought process around posture? What if we were to look at posture as being able to move though different daily positions and the capacity to also reasonably load in that position up to what has been trained to withstand.

In this episode we will look at posture being:

  • A functional and adaptive capability.
  • The body being high efficient to adapting.
  • Associated with pain?
  • Reflects or feeling and emotions.
  • Are people attracted to certain postures?
  • What postures you should choose... the ones that make you feel good.

Enjoy the show!

For show notes, visit: https://benjaminrashleigh.com/ep-039-posture-capacity-to-move-though-different-positions-effectively/

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