Gravity Exercises

Want to get to know gravity? Here's where we'll post articles and videos with simple, easy movement ideas to help get you in touch.

Gravity and Exercise: Going Upside Down

By Jane Taylor | April 28, 2017 |

Our language is filled with gravity-related idioms. We fall down drunk, we are head over heels in love, we fall on our sword, we give up, we are over the moon. These idioms express the mishaps we experience in terms of being out of balance with gravity – as if gravity was some kind of…

Gravity and Exercise: Pranayama, Yogic Breathing

By Jane Taylor | April 14, 2017 |

In yoga, the breath is called pranayama; and it is a practice. Pranayama is a composite of two Sanskrit words: “Prana,” meaning life force, and “Yama,” control. Control your life force. It is a terrific concept we don’t often take seriously. Certainly, your life force is subject to the force of gravity. Why not harness…

Falling with style

By johnhadden | January 15, 2017 |

I wish I knew who this guy was—it’s not posted on the imgur post. But it’s a pretty spectacular display of slack line mastery! View post on

5 Simple and Easy Balance Exercises

By johnhadden | January 2, 2017 |

The Mayo Clinic offers a slideshow of 5 different simple exercises that help improve balance. Maintaining good balance (and working at it!) is very important especially as we grow older!