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How Fit Learning helps a Child’s Learning Competence & Confidence. Guest Dr. Julie explains. Crooked Spine Show

Our children are usually given one way to learn and test in our schools. The one size fits all model taught in schools can make some students feel left behind and/or labeled as having a learning disability. This can lead to emotional stress to the child as well as the parents. Fit Learning is a nationwide program that helps kids regain their confidence. Today’s interview with Dr. Julie Albanese at their Claremont location will help you help understand Fit Learning’s methods that has proven to improve a child’s ability to learn.

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(3:00) Why Dr. Julie is passionate about helping kids learn.

(6:30) Dr. Julie’s (and Dr. Tony’s) personal experience with standardized testing.

(9:40) How mentors can help you.

(18:00) How failures can lead to your success.

(20:30) Fit Learning: how the program works.

(25:30) Learning’s effect on brain development.

(28:00) A national study: is traditional teaching effective?

(29:30) How a child, teenager is evaluated for Fit Learning.

(34:20) Dr. Julie’s takeaways: have a sense of urgency to improve child’s learning vs. meds intervention, etc.

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Have Headaches? Exercises and More for Relief. @Gibson Nov. ’21. Crooked Spine Show

Globally, it has been estimated that prevalence among adults of current headache disorder (symptomatic at least once within the last year) is about 50% –World Health Organization. Can different type of headaches be cured? Some can.  In this workshop we discuss how some headaches can be reduced (even cured) in frequency by posture, exercises and lifestyle changes. Checkout the show.

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(1:20) The different causes of headaches.

(6:10) Location of the muscles, joints and nerves that cause headaches.

(10:10) Checking posture of your neck and back; while standing and sitting.

(20:10) neck stretch using a towel.

(26:20) A better side sleeping position?

(35:10) An external shoulder rotation strength exercise improve shoulder-neck motion.

(43:10) Corner stretch to help the stretch the back and chest.

(45:30) Upper trap stretch to loosen the neck and shoulder.

(48:00) Wide wall pushup for upper back strength.

(51:50) Strengthen your shoulders/neck with the modified shrug.

(53:00) Modified Shoulder Press to improve posture.

(56:10) Reverse Fly exercise for upper body strength.

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The Body & Mind Connection to Pain, Stress, etc. Guest Sebastian Reis, Cert. Energy Healer explains. Crooked Spine Show

When your over stressed, does your body tighten? Mine does. Let’s find out why. Today’s guest is Sebastian Reis is a certified Energy healer in Germany. It’s proven the body’s internal energy is self-healing and looks to stay in balance when healthy. Emotions can be trapped in your physical body that can block this energy to can external and internal pains. Today Sebastian teaches us how find your trapped emotions that are keeping your keeping your body from feeling well and happy.

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(3:15) How Sebastian helped by energy healing after a near-death experience.

(7:30) Sebastian’s explains his learning to become a healer.

(12:45) Examples how an energy healer can help you (relationships, learning ability, physical pain).

(24:30) Difference from a mental health therapist: getting out of your past.

(27:30) Have a chronic illness? How energy healing can help.

(30:30) Get and stay in a positive emotional state by this.

(34:30) Meaning of “energy goes where attention is.”

(38:45) How your body is built to self-heal.

(45:30) Sebastian’s mission as an energy healer.

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How to Prevent Falls and Injuries. Check out these Balance Exercises. @ Gibson Oct. ’21. Crooked Spine Show

Want to prevent falls? Injuries? These exercise will help give you better balance and strength while walking, going to stand, and when you lose your balance unexpectedly. Check out this workshop from October ’21.

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(3:30) Why best to start by correcting standing posture.

(5:50) Feet Rolling exercise (seated, standing)

(11:40) Knee raises (facing and on the wall).

(19:00) Side hip stretch.

(22:00) Walking exercise (eyes open and closed; backward).

(33:20) Back Lunge, modified.

(36:30) Gwen demos walking exercises and knee raises.

(39:50) Why soreness is normal with exercise.

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SWEATLOGIC: a new Micro Studio Community to help your Body & Mind. Owner and guest Vanessa explains. CSP


As we get ready to start 2022, the comical “new year’s resolution” to get healthy begins; and ends a month later for most people. The corporate, box gym setting is where most of these failures occur. SweatLogic is a micro studio in Upland helping members find a higher level of health (physical as well as mental) by their large variety of classes that range from strength and balance exercises to meditation classes. Find out why Vanessa Gomez started SWEATLOGIC, the short and long term health benefits the members have experienced, and why more people are gravitating here.

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(3:40) Why Vanessa started this micro studio.

(5:10) What to expect your first days/weeks in this community.

(8:30) Barre work classes explained.

(14:10) How trainers help you use the TRX, water rowers, etc. to make workouts fun.

(17:30) Vanessa explains yoga vs. pilates; and she describes her classes.

(23:00) Improving your mental health with this type of coaching.

(25:20) Long-term benefits for members.

(28:10) Vanessa takeaways to help you, now.

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Your Health Requires Joint Motion. Here is Why and How to Improve it (replay). Crooked Spine Show

Spinal motion (normal or limited) effects your internal health to keep you relax or stressed. Motion affects your body’s nerves, chemistry, and hormone levels. When you understand how your joint motion (70% from your spinal joints) controls your health, then you have value to have a full range of motion in all your joints. Checkout this workshop at the Gibson Center in Upland from March 2017 to understand the details.

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(1:30) How spinal motion works different other joints.

(2:50) How your brain knows if your joints are moving properly.

(5:20) Then Brain’s control of hormonal release in the body through the adrenals.

(7:10) How our nerves keep our body relaxed or stressed.

(12:30) What is arthritis?

(13:50) How spinal motion loss can lead to heart problems, high blood pressure; the Stress Response.

(15:50) Now, how normal spinal motion keeps you in a relaxed state.

(17:40) How sleep is effected by your nerves.

(19:40) Homeostasis: how your body adapts; how spinal joint motion helps.

(28:00) Spinal motion directly effects your body’s ability to relax or stay stressed.

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Can your Dog Help you Be Happy, Again. Guest Michael Overlie explains how. Crooked Spine Show

Men, want to have better relationships? Be a Better you? Meet Michael Overlie who understands how to talk to and help men.  He is a dog and nature lover. With Mike’s experience he helps guide men in finding and keeping purpose and joy in their lives by (a unique way) letting their dog lead. Mike is the author of “Let Your Dog Lead” and helps us understand his process.  Enjoy the show.

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(5:40) Example how dogs can help.

(13:15) These feelings, awareness are You telling you to look for help.

(17:40) Building your self-confidence, then applying it.

(21:30) Steps to being happy…again.

(23:50) Changing habits to feel uncomfortable; then feel safe.*

(30:20) Integration: how your dog will help your physical AND mental health.

(33:10) 1 Degree Shifts; to build sustainable habits.

(34:00) What stops us from improving ourselves.

(36:00) The True Alpha Male. Mike explains how this can be a complete Man.

(41:00) How Mike helps men at ages 35, 45 and more; finding out the “what’s next for me?”

(46:50) How Mike’s book helps men be more open and accountable; and help their relationships.

(51:30) How my late dog make ME cry. Healthy to be without a puppy?


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Back Exercises for a Healthy & Happy You. @Gibson Sept. ’21. #crookedspineshow

A stronger back helps you move pain-free, sleep better and be happy. After you are cleared of any medical or physical conditions, these exercises will start with stretching and then strengthen you back.  Keeping these exercises part of your lifestyle will keep your body healthy and happy. Checkout the show.

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(5:00) Sitting & standing posture checklist.

(12:20) Lunge exercise for a hip stretch.

(17:00) Wall, chair and standing squat for back and hip strength.

(27:30) Setting your walking gait.

(39:10) Lunge exercise for leg and back strength.

(42:30) Seated hip stretch.


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Erasing the Fear of Seeing a Chiropractor. Naomi, ESQ. of Gonzalez Law Firm questions with Dr. Tony

All of us have fears that can limit our ability to try different treatments. Can we help people experience an improved quality of life by seeing a chiropractor by erasing the anxieties (false fears)? This interview with Naomi Gonzalez, a local attorney, will help her clients/future chiropractic patients enjoy the health benefits of chiropractic adjustments.  Checkout the show.

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In this interview, Naomi wants answers to these top anxiety-causing questions:

(2:30) What happens during the adjustment.

(3:30) Are their risks if the patient cannot relax?

(4:50) Is the adjustment painful?

(5:45) Do you feel better right away from the adjustment? How long does it last?

(7:00) What body parts do chiropractors treat?

(8:00) Besides adjustments what other treatments/services do chiropractors perform?

(10:20) Can chiropractors prescribe medications?

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Neck and Shoulder Pain Recovery Exercises. @The Gibson. March ’18. #crookedspineshow

Can we keep our neck & upper body strong all the time? YES! This workshop replay from March ’18 will give the specific exercises to start stretching and then strengthening to keep a strong and pain-free upper body and neck. Checkout the show.

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(3:00) Starting with testing the shoulder range of motion.

(7:30) Checking your neck range of motion; a stretch exercise too.

(16:30) Starting shoulder pain relief; these stretches first.

(24:00) 1st shoulder exercise -3 of them; to help your posture too.

(39:50) The modified shoulder press for strength and posture.

(44:00) Build neck & shoulder strength with The Shrug exercise.

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