Next time you’re on your phone (maybe it’s right now), take a moment to examine your posture. Are you hunched over? Is your neck jutting forward? Do you look/feel more like the person in the image on the left or the image on the right? As a movement instructor, I spend a lot of time considering how others are using their bodies, and most of the people I see using their phones look more like the image on the left. I want you to develop more resiliency in your body, so here are a few tips to help get you closer to an anatomically neutral position!
I don’t know about the art program(s) that you attended, but in the ones I went through we didn’t really talk about health and wellness in the studio. I get it, we’re in art school to study art, not physical therapy, but our studio practices influence the longevity of our careers, and I believe that encouraging education about these topics should be a priority.
Try this easy grab & go breakfast that will both fuel & nourish you! Make a batch once & enjoy them all week long! These oatmeal protein bars are slowly digested by your body, providing you with sustained, high-quality energy! So Skip spending time in the AM figuring out breakfast or missing it entirely & dealing with that terrible blood sugar crash that is sure to follow. Your body will appreciate the fiber, vitamins, antioxidants, healthy fats & protein. You will appreciate deliciousness & getting to focus on what really matters… your work!