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Jill Miller Mobility Follow Along: Week 1

By January 17, 2018Mobility and Yoga
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Welcome to this six-week series brought to you exclusively by Whole Life Challenge in partnership with Tune Up Fitness. Each week, coach Jill Miller will teach you new movements (and a few things about your anatomy) so you can increase your mobility (and your connection to your body). These practices are optional and are simply one of the many ways you can accomplish your ten daily minutes of mobility.

Jill Miller Mobility Follow Along: Week 1

Welcome, students! This first lesson is one I call “Breath Makes You Whole,” because, well, it does. Breath is the foundation of everything we do, and you may or may not have an awareness of how you are breathing. So we’ll begin by checking in on our breathing pattern (and we’ll recheck after we work through this lesson to see the difference we’ve made).

But before we even start, let’s take a minute to get ourselves in the mindset for this practice:

  • I’m a student of my body
  • I’m a student of my breath
  • I embody my body

Think on those concepts for a minute.

Okay, ready? Now, let’s dive into the different zones of breathing and the mobility practices we can use to positively impact this very important part of our lives. Press play on the video above and follow along with me.

Recommended Equipment and Substitutions:

  • Coregeous Ball or kid’s soft rubber inflated ball or small pillow
  • Exercise or yoga mat

You can purchase Tune Up Fitness equipment at our online store.

Jill Miller Mobility Tuneup Fitness

To hear more straight from Jill, click here to listen to her on the Whole Life Podcast. In her conversation with Andy, she is humble and transparent about her personal journey, including her struggles with an eating disorder, injuries, and a hip replacement.

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Jill Miller
Jill Miller is the co-founder of Tune Up Fitness Worldwide and creator of the self-care fitness formats Yoga Tune Up and The Roll Model Method. With more than thirty years of study in anatomy and movement, she is a pioneer in forging relevant links between the worlds of fitness, yoga, massage, athletics, and pain management.

She is known as the Teacher’s Teacher and has trained thousands of movement educators, clinicians, and manual therapists to incorporate her paradigm shifting self-care fitness programming into athletic and medical facility programs internationally. She has crafted original programs for 24 Hour Fitness, Equinox, YogaWorks, and numerous professional sports teams. She and her team of 500-plus trainers help you to live better in your body with an emphasis on proprioception, mobility, breath mechanics, and recovery.

She has presented case studies at the Fascia Research Congress and International Association of Yoga Therapy conferences, and is the anatomy columnist for Yoga Journal. She has the rare ability to translate complex physiological and biomechanical information into accessible, relevant moves that help her students transform pain, dysfunction, and injury into robust fitness.

Jill is the creator of dozens of DVDs, including Treat While You Train with Kelly Starrett, DPT, and is the author of the internationally bestselling book The Roll Model: A Step by Step Guide to Erase Pain, Improve Mobility and Live Better in your Body. Based in Los Angeles, she is a wife and mother of two small children and is currently writing her second book.

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