Health & Wellness

The connection between gravity and health & wellness might not seem so obvious, but balance, strength, mindfulness, and happiness are inextricably bound to it!

Something we all share – besides Gravity

By Jane Taylor | February 8, 2018 |

Gravity effects us equally and without agenda. Because topics such as religion, politics, and ethnicity are so incredibly divisive, the Gravity and You Project seeks to create unity through the exploration of something we all share: gravity. Not only does it keep our feet on the ground (usually) and the wine in our glass (for…

Physical Therapy & Gravity: Interview with Janet Carscadden DPT

By johnhadden | October 4, 2017 |

We are subject to the forces of gravity from the very moment we are conceived. In the womb, the body works, grows, and begins to thrive in harmony with gravity. Our cells, muscles, and bones find proper alignment in response to gravity’s influence. This effect is something we share irrespective of our religion, socio-economic status,…

Gravity, the Mind, and Meditation

By Jane Taylor | April 14, 2017 |

Gravity is an indisputable force that has an impact on everything from the subtle foam atop your café cortado to the vertical alignment of skyscrapers. It is necessary for life as we know it, but is it also essential to our perceptions of that life? In this part of our series on gravity and the…

Gravity and the Body

By Jane Taylor | April 14, 2017 |

“Gravity is a habit that is hard to shake.” (Terry Pratchett). In fact, the very activity of that shaking is dependent upon gravity. It is the law our bodies cannot break. Gravity demands our adherence to it. All biological processes on earth evolve in response to it. Even in space, we are subject to its…

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!

Gravity Glue

By johnhadden | January 2, 2017 |

Canadian artist Michael Grab has pioneered the art form of Gravity Glue—balancing rocks for art, meditation, and balance. His website offers many examples of his work and philosophy. Who doesn’t like balancing rocks!