A: SI is a very personal process, and no two people will experience precisely the same benefits. That said, some commonly reported benefits include:
· alleviation of chronic pain
· improved posture and flexibility
· ease and fluidity of movement
· increased breathing capacity
· reduced tension
· increased energy
The work can also be helpful in managing whiplash injuries, TMJ problems, and musculoskeletal limitations.
While Structural Integration’s primary focus is restructuring the physical body, we are complicated beings with many interconnecting facets. Clients often report positive changes that extend beyond the physical to include feeling more centered and accepting of themselves, greater confidence, and an improved ability to handle life’s challenges.
The work benefits people of all ages, shapes, sizes, and levels of activity. One needn’t be experiencing problems to appreciate the work: many clients — athletes, musicians, and other performing artists among them — frequently use SI to enhance performance and maintain their bodies. Clients involved with yoga and martial arts have noted improved balance and body awareness. Anyone looking to take care of their body and experience ease and quality movement is the perfect candidate!