A 9:30 am start I met Suzy for her first session with me at the Langwarrin Flora and Fauna Reserve. The 214ha reserve is home to 45% of the Mornington Peninsulas Indigenous flora species and has over 100 years of military use history from 1886-1979.
Suzy had contacted me worried the previous night that she had no â€œrunning shoes,â€ I had to laugh a little because to be honest I rarely wear shoes in my sessions, and if I am theyâ€™re minimal and I will always encourage my clients to be barefoot as often as possible through their daily lives. This isnâ€™t some â€œairy fairyâ€ hippie business, but part of our muscular development. You can read more in my blogs, here. To give you the jist, just like we have introduced species of animal that can alter an eco-system, shoes are an introduced product that can alter our movement systems. They will weaken our feet which are possibly the most important body part we have, having access to your entire anatomy through each point of its surface, therefore impacting on our postural alignment and how we move and function.
To read the full article please go to Mornington Peninsula Online News Magazine hereÂ