Unique Coaching for Your Brain & Body
Addressing the body and the brain is essential for long term success. We’ve heard about the mind/body connection for a long time, but UA uses applied science and common sense to help you achieve your individual goals.
Your Brain’s Threat Response
Our brain applies the brakes when it doesn’t feel safe. But we often don’t know why it is “down regulating” our performance or increasing pain. And as a culture, we’ve been taught working harder or being more focused or disciplined will help us lose weight, feel better, get stronger or get out of pain.
But the reality is the brain is smarter than we are. If it doesn’t feel ‘safe,’ that is it’s not getting information or stimulation from some part of the body, it will go into the fight or flight response, upregulating stress hormones and pain and reducing performance.
How We Can Help
We work to help you ‘mine for gold.’ In other words, we work to find what skill sets may be missing and walk beside you in order to support and educate you about what the brain is seeking. Shoulder pain could be coming from a lack of foot movement. Or a lack of neck or eye movement might keep your abs from firing. Stress hormones may be holding you hostage.
The point is that everyone’s nervous system is as individual as our personal histories, and we help you discover what will unlock your potential.
Let Coaching Work for You
We work as a team to help you discover what works best for you. We take into account your goals, your personal history, and your present circumstances to customize an experience and a plan that is best for you. We work with you to establish the best place to start.
There is no perfect plan or diet, there is only what works for you. We feel strongly that adaptation occurs over time and with support, education and accountability that is repeatable and sustainable, you can become the best you can be.
Types of Coaching
Owning good movement technique helps you increase your strength, agility and balance. From enhancing your golf game to being able to easily get up and down off the floor with your grandchildren, we combine strength, good movement skills, respiration skills and mobility to ensure your success.
Did you know that the inability to converge or diverge your eyes (getting the eyes to work together) can be perceived as a huge “threat” to your brain? Training your eyes and vestibular system (inner ear balance) is essential for performance enhancement, injury resistance, and navigating the sport of life.
There is no perfect plan or diet. We go for the long term approach by helping you establish appropriate long term habits supported with education to affect real change. We offer both online and in person coaching by Registered Nurses who have had continuing education in nutritional coaching.