Why You Can’t “Stretch” a Muscle

with Ralph Stephens

Class Description

Did you know that you can't actually “stretch” a muscle? According to Ralph Stevens, muscles are “not elastic.” We can't simply make them longer. Rather, gaining and maintaining flexibility involves training the nervous system to relax the muscle. But what does that mean, exactly? Sit in on this quick and thorough tutorial and use this information to enhance your practice today!

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Ralph Stephens has been using massage to help clients ranging from Olympic athletes to everyday amateurs recover from their injuries since 1986. He travels extensively across the US and abroad,... Read more>>