How To Stay Aligned: Summer Survival Tips

It’s summer! Travel, sunshine, barbecues, airplanes, warmth, and outdoor activities. We love this time of year but with it can come a certain type of challenge when it comes to mind and body health. Where I live, 90 degree heat is upon us, days of never ending warmth, fog if you’re at the beach, summer travel, […]

The Power of Language to Align

Symptoms. Medications. Pain. Illness. Dysfunction. Disease. Surgery. Contentedness. Love. Joy. Well-being. Peace. Gratitude. Health. I’d like you to pause for a moment and try an exercise with the words you just finished reading. Read these words aloud, starting with the first line. Place your hand on your heart and notice what happens as you say […]

Why We’re Not “Healers”

“I’m a healer.” I have to admit: I cringe on the inside each time I hear these seemingly harmless words. It runs rampant throughout the healing professions. They are well-intentioned words. So what’s the matter? In my professional circles, I’ve crossed paths with body workers, mental health therapists, psychologists, physical therapists, massage therapists, acupuncturists, holistic […]

Busting the Myth of the Mind/Body Split

“Alignment is when all of the processes that define our human existence are working together.”  Garry Lineham, Co-Founder of Human Garage I wanted to take a minute to step back today to define what we mean by “mind/body repair and alignment” at Human Garage. It’s painted across our walls, it’s the hashtag we put on […]

Why Does Good Posture Matter?

The word posture gets a lot of buzz these days. We use it often in our own practice at Human Garage and realigning poor posture is at the core of what we do. We are about mind/body repair + alignment, after all. We believe that posture is at the core of many issues of pain, dysfunction, and […]

Are All Trainers Created Equal?

In Los Angeles, there are thousands of personal trainers, body workers, yoga teachers, pilates instructors, and the list goes on. It can be hard to sift through the masses to understand how one type of trainer differs from the next. One of my hopes in creating this blog, Tuned In, is to help our clients, […]

Four Lessons 2016 Taught Me

Well, here we are Human Garage family: it’s 2017. I’m reflecting on what 2016 brought us as a young and growing company where mind and body repair and alignment are concerned. I’m reflecting on the many of you I met in 2016, as colleagues and clients of the Human Garage. This time last year I […]

Why I Won’t Be Setting New Year’s Resolutions: Balance for a New Year

It’s that time of year again: the time of year when many set resolutions, resolutions that go often as quickly as they come. 2016 is coming to a close and many of us begin to vow to do something or many things differently in our lives. Gyms and yoga studios see surges in new clients […]

Staff Tips To Balance and Align This Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again: the busy holiday season is upon us. Family gatherings, travel plans, airplanes, days off work, elaborate meals and breaks from our usual rhythms. The holidays can be accompanied by joy and rest from work. They can also be accompanied by a lot of stress. We break our usual routines, […]

Bringing the Body Back Into Balance: Q&A with Co-Founder Anela

“Balance is not something you find, it’s something you create.” Balance is a favorite word here at the Human Garage. It occurred to me in my recent conversations with client and staff alike that it’s a word we often use. I’ve recently stopped to wonder: do we understand its many meanings? Last month I had […]