Mindful Walking Part 2

by Clifford Oliver |  Date Released : 07 Jul 2010

  • Introduction.
  • The power of the backpack.
  • Dangers of post-treatment return to same old limiting patterns.
  • Freeing arms to move symmetrically.
  • Crossing patterns of arms and legs keeping clear connection to brain flow.
  • Muscle activation in walking – waking up the glutes.
  • We’ve trained ourselves not to use our hips and glutes.
  • Walking backwards to re-activate glutes.
  • Balance – Crossing Patterns – Glutes activation (the big three keys).
  • Closed eye walking - way off the track from our perception.
  • Distortion patterns in gate.
  • “Walking left in life.”
  • Closed eye walking – going form the external to the internal.
  • The power of our state of mind when we walk.
  • The miracle is not to walk on water…
  • Power of presence and mindfulness when we walk.
  • Meditation walking
  • Connecting breath with gate (in for four – out for four).
  • Slowing down for ten minutes to transform the rest of your day.
  • Entering the experience of coming home to ourselves.
  • Who am I?
  • Finding the PEACE in life.
  • What is your signature in motion?
  • Cultivating the energy, magnetizing that which we want from a center of peace.
  • 10 minutes out in nature.
  • Who will notice?

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Clifford Oliver

About the author: Clifford Oliver

Dr. Oliver has been involved in complimentary, holistic medicine since 1972, working with nutritional and structural therapies for the last 24 years. Drawing on his formal education as a registered nurse and doctor of chiropractics as well as years of personal study on nutrition, holistic medicine and spirituality, Dr. Oliver has developed a unique and powerful ability to help his clients to overcome their health issues. Currently in private practice, he has treated thousands of patients with major health issues ranging from acute to chronic care. He has worked with both professional and amateur athletes, assisting in the facilitation of improved performance. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Oliver also serves on the Advisory Task Force for the Gerson Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to the holistic treatment of degenerative diseases.

Dr. Oliver has also been working actively to shape the nature of medicine in this country for over 20 years, presenting at conferences and institutions such as the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California at San Diego Medical School, The Scripps Research Institute, San Diego State University, The Holistic Nurses Association and the Fitness Trainers Association. His lectures cover a broad array of topics such as the role of chiropractics in the healing arts, nutrition for health and Korean hand acupuncture.

In 2002, Dr. Oliver took another step toward reshaping the nature of health practice around the world when he began teaching at the C.H.E.K Institute. His extensive education and experience has provided Dr. Oliver with the knowledge to make a major contribution in the creation of all three of the NLC courses. The result is the integrated holistic model of mind, body and spirit that characterizes the core of all NLC courses.

In addition to his scientific and clinical background, Dr. Oliver is an award winning and published nature photographer, accomplished musician (having composed and performed the sound score on a documentary soundtrack) holds U.S. patents in surfboard design and has shaped thousands of surfboards for some of the world's elite surfers.

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