Blog Posts

Upcoming SmartSpine Workshop in Santa Barbara, CA

  “Man is Mind, Motion, Matter.” – A.T. Still The concept of teaching the “whole” and to bring out the highest potential in any client is a goal that reaches beyond fitness, a true model of wellness.   Join me for my two-day workshop addressing this important topic in beautiful Santa Barbara.   Workshop Dates: Saturday, […]

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From Rome to Venice and Gratitude Beyond

As finally the curtain of my jetlag from my latest trip rises, I feel motivated to write and express the feelings I have nurtured for quite some time.                     “Here is a toast to…” Here I am, presenting and speaking before groups and I have yet to […]

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CONNECT 2017 – Fascia: Access The Inner Works of Fitness

Fascia: Access to the Inner Works of Fitness Fascia and Performance Optimization An Event Where the SmartSpine Approach Really Matters   REGISTER TODAY Introducing a SmartSpine™ Teach and Treat approach to suppling and hydration of the matrix and the connective tissues. (available in the USA, Europe, & Japan) The SmartSpine™ approach forms a unique fascial […]

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2017 Event Opportunities + Holiday Product Discount

To All Associates: From my heart and soul to your body and mind. I trust everyone enjoyed a well-deserved break in our busy schedules following a celebrative Thanksgiving Day spent with company you wanted to celebrate with. Hopefully this little break charged your batteries until the next holiday run: Christmas, Hanukkah… just the winter holidays. […]

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Up Studio is “Up”

Up Studio Long Beach website is live! Check out the studio and all it offers at UpStudioLongBeach.com. Up Studio is where great learning exchange takes place: The Past (LBDC), The Present (Up), The Future (Us) Learning is remembering what we know. Marie-José

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SmartCore Teach & Treat Event Updates

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: SmartSpine Professional Education Opportunity COMING SOON TO PILATES FOR LIFE IN ALLEN, TX! SmartCore 2016/2017 Event Updates Advance your business and your skill with the winning formula of  SmartCore Teach and Treat A SmartCore Teach and Treat comprehensive training for the established Pilates practitioner, therapeutic movement educator and manual therapist.   The Why, Where […]

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When Wellness Is Your Business – July

July Newsletter By Marie-José Blom   The Body Functioning as a Whole is Motivated by Interconnected Pathways of Fascia and Driven by Movement and Posture… Yet head, neck and shoulders are the easy target to become the (substitute) support system. illustration from Anatomy, Dysfunction & Treatment by Serge Paoletti Head, Neck And Shoulder Works Observing […]

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UPCOMING LOCAL WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITIES

Dear Friends and Associates, Life happens as you are busy doing other things. Because I know this feeling all too well, I am just sending you a brief update on my local upcoming workshop opportunities. Though I spend most of the time presenting out of the US, for those who are interested, I did schedule […]

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When Wellness Is Your Business – May Newsletter

For Every Breath We Take “Each moment breath is nourishing millions of cells in our body. Listen to its language, interpret its words and enter into the mystery of life.”  -Amit Ray Elevating fitness, or rather wellness, to a higher level is only a breath away. Let us therefore explore the concept of fitness vs. […]

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As Above, So Below (Two Globes) A Preparatory Fascial Release Protocol

Manual Fascial Release Protocol (Two SmartGlobes) Objectives: A bilateral cross-fiber softening and mobilization of the dorsal fascial network A combination of friction, heat, and pressure to hydrate the dorsal and respiratory connective tissues (glide and mobility between the structures) Rehydration and release of the dorsal fascia (TFL) which often restricts the essential breathing responses of […]

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