The Roadways of your Body
and how Renew Movement™ Works

A large boulder falls onto a main roadway. The boulder causes massive traffic delays and reroutes traffic onto side streets. The longer the boulder sits on the roadway, the more overwhelmed the side streets become; increasing the risk of accidents and damage where traffic is forced to detour. 

This analogy helps us understand what a muscle knot (boulder) can do in a muscle group (roadway) and the surrounding tissues (side streets). Our muscle systems have more flexibility than pavement but the communication and flow of the muscular system is critical for movement, efficiency, hydration and power. When a muscle knot restricts the flow/movement of a muscle the discomfort is often felt elsewhere on the “side streets” that are now experiencing increased traffic.

Many modalities target the area that is experiencing overuse and pain (side streets) and the relief is short lived. Renew Movement™ goes after the source of pain and discomfort (boulders) quickly and efficiently. Our specialized pin and stretch is the TNT of the road crew that is clearing the boulder. The pinning of the knot is the stick of dynamite that is strategically placed in the boulder and the movement of the tissue is the blast that breaks the boulder into smaller pieces. Over time and with consistency, Renew Movement™ also works to lay new pavement both neurologically and mechanically, increasing the speed and safety of roadways.

Our goal is to help your body be the best it can be.

A Twist of Mindfulness

At Renew Movement™ we are big believers in the mind/body connection. We understand that your system is a complex integration of everything that makes you uniquely you. Come in for a session and find out what your Coach has in store to help you achieve your goals.

FAQ

Who is a candidate for Renew Movement™?

If you’re cleared for deep tissue work, you’re a candidate. Please call us any time if you have questions about contraindications.

What should I expect after my first session? Are there aftercare tips?

Most people feel much looser and describe their body as  feeling lighter; especially their first session. It’s not uncommon to feel a little sore in the days following your first session as well. We suggest taking it easy, taking a few walks and drinking extra water. We ask that you not do heavy weight lifting or try to beat your fasted mile (even though your body may feel great and ready!) as your body is acclimating to the new range of motion. Some people who have come in for chronic pain issues will find that the pain has moved in the days following their session; this is very common as the body unwinds. In some cases, people take a few days to feel the change. We are always available to answer questions about how you’re feeling after your sessions: 303.467.3639

What do I wear?

Comfortable clothing that is easy to move in (workout clothes).

Is a Renew Movement™ session intense?

Renew Movement™ is a deep fascia stretch that involves pinning of the tissue (think weight into a tight spot on your body) by the Coach during active movement by the client (think stretching and moving by the client). Our modality breaks up deep adhesions that are limiting movement and creating pain. Our sessions can be intense if you prefer a deeper tissue approach. However, you are 100% in control of the intensity of your session. Your Coach will be in constant communication with you to make sure the intensity falls within your comfort zone.

How often do I need Renew Movement™ sessions?

Your Coach will have a conversation with you about your current concerns, your goals and how we get you there. For most people experiencing repetitive use injury, chronic pain concerns or acute injury or recovery, we will likely recommend a package to get your tissue to recognize new “habits” and movement patterns that will get you feeling your best. After a chronic issue has been address we suggest a membership to keep your body feeling well with a session or two a month. 

Additional things that factor into reaching your goals:

1) How long you’ve had immobility or pain

2) How frequently you cause strain on your tissue (exercise)

3) How you take care of yourself after a session
 

What modalities/techniques do you offer?

We offer Renew Movement technique and we recently added Dry Needling to our schedule. 

What type of Renew Movement™ session is best for me?

Please click on the “book session” button to read about the different sessions we offer. We also offer an ailment guide to help you decide on what session type is best for you. If you have additional questions please feel free to call us and we’ll talk you through it!

Do you work with kids/teens?

Yes! We work with a lot of teenagers, especially athletic teens suffering from over-use injuries. If your child is under the age of 12, please give us a call so we can discuss if Renew Movement™ is the best fit for your child.

 

Community Outreach

Renew Movement™ gives to Children’s Alley at the YWCA in Boulder

Children’s Alley is the YWCA Boulder County’s largest direct service, and the one that runs on the largest deficit. In 2018, they served over 500 unduplicated families, providing nearly 33,000 hours of service and over 6,000 child visits from January to December. Children’s Alley began in the early 1980’s as a way to offer over-extended parents a safe place to drop off their children for any reason: respite, medical care, legal appointments, or to seek a break from the stress of parenting.