2018 AAPB Webinar 3: Debunking Myths About Posture and Understanding How it Harms or Improves Health
Presented by Tami Bulmash, MA, Chair, AmSAT Certified Alexander Technique Teacher, American Society for the Alexander Technique
No CEU's available for this recording.
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This session will explore preconceived notions about "good posture". It will debunk myths associated with sitting or standing up straight in order to obtain good posture. Furthermore, the session will introduce the Alexander Technique, a clinically proven method used to help individuals recognize harmful habits that lead to back and body pain, and relearn how to use the body in a more efficient way, thus promoting better health and well-being.
My recent study examining technology usage among children and its relationship with posture will also be discussed.
During the session, participants will learn skills and tools to help them improve their own posture.
Professionals who complete this webinar will be able to:
- List and discuss preconceived notions of "good" and "bad" posture
- Analyze illustrations of "good" and "bad" posture
- Recognize differences between "good" and "bad" posture
- Apply practical skills to improve posture based on the principles of the Alexander Technique
Prerequisites: Practitioners who spend several hours a day sitting while working with their clients. Practitioners looking to help clients with back or body pain. Practitioners who have or are working with young children, adolescents and adults.
Tami Bulmash has been a certified teacher of the Alexander Technique since 2009. Her undergraduate and graduate degrees are rooted in the behavioral sciences, which have helped inform her approach to and understanding of human behavior. She has devoted the past 17 years to the study, research, and teaching of the Alexander Technique. She is a member of both the American Society for the Alexander Technique (AmSAT) and the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT). She teaches the Technique in Melbourne, Florida. Visit her website and read her recent publication, "iPosture: A Closer Look at the Lifestyle Practices of Schoolchildren."