March 2018

Let’s start with the feet. I have had a long and arduous relationship with my feet. They have been bound with athletic tape, sprained, torn, iced until numb and generally hated on by me most of my life. In third grade I was wearing a size 6 shoe and my babysitter fashioned the name “Big Foot” which became the way most people addressed me until I was in high school.

I really thought my feet failed me in so many ways. Then I met the amazing and gifted movement specialist Suzy Babcock of Kinesthetics in Sebastopol and she introduced me to the book, “What the Foot?” by Gary Ward, creator of AiM (Anatomy in Motion™). Once I started to see what me feet have been doing all these years on my behalf (yes, all thirty-three bones and sixty-six joints) I became not only incredibly grateful but shamefully humble. Our feet are often a roadmap to many areas of our bodies feeling better, stronger and more functional.