This week on the Open Sky Fitness Podcast, we have co-founder of Tune Up Fitness Worldwide, author of The Roll Model, as well as creator of the the self-care fitness formats Yoga Tune Up® and The Roll Model® Method, Jill Miller, returning to talk with Rob about her own self-care and self-love practices, her 2017 hip surgery, and what’s in store for her next.
On This Episode:
- How to fall in love with every single part of your body and what it CAN do for you.
- Why you should never ignore signs from your body from aches and pains to stiffness and more.
- How to build a relationship with our bodies for life by being compassionate, curious, and paying attention to it.
- What she wants people to know about stretching and why it can be very harmful to the long-term health of your joints.
The Roll Model
LIVE BETTER IN YOUR BODY.
Pain is an epidemic. It prevents you from performing at your best because it robs you of concentration, power, and peace of mind. But most pain is preventable and treatable, and healing is within your grasp. Hundreds of thousands of people around the globe have taken life “by the balls” and circumvented a dismal future of painkillers, surgeries, and hopelessness by using Jill Miller’s groundbreaking Roll Model Method.
The Roll Model gives you the tools to change the course of your life in less than 5 minutes a day. You are a fully equipped self-healing organism, and this book will guide you through easy-to-perform self-massage techniques that will erase pain and improve your performance in whatever activities you pursue.
The Roll Model teaches you how to improve the quality of your life no matter your size, shape, or condition. Within these pages you will find:
- Inspiring stories of people just like you who have altered the course of their lives by using the Roll Model Method
- Accessible explanations of how and why this system works based on the science of your body and the physiological effects of rolling
- Step-by-step rolling techniques to help awaken your body’s resilience from head to toe so that you have more energy, less stress, and greater performance
Whether you’re living with constant discomfort, seeking to improve your mobility, or trying to avoid medication and surgery, this book provides empowering and effective solutions for becoming your own best Roll Model.
About Yoga Tune Up
Yoga Tune Up® is a fitness therapy format built around the three P’s – Pain, Posture and Performance. It helps eradicate pain, improve posture and enhance performance through a unique blend of yoga, Corrective Exercise, Self-Massage, and Breath Strategies. By helping to identify and target your “body blind spots”; areas that are most overused, underused, or misused, YTU heals damaged muscle, increases strength and establishes healthy movement patterns.
The YTU format includes dynamic and static range of motion exercises to target these blind spots to improve proprioception (body sense), interoception (physiological listening) and motor control (performance). This format utilizes unique exercises that educate each practitioner about their body biomechanics and their personal relationship to how they use their body on a daily basis. Mindset work surrounds and infuses each YTU lesson so that subtle and gross awareness evolve to help every practitioner live better in their body.
YTU is practiced all over the world at Yoga Studios, fitness facilities and retreat centers, taught by creator Jill Miller and more than 500 certified YTU instructors. Using a distinctive set of exercises, poses and specialized techniques, Yoga Tune Up® playfully moves you into a body that looks great and lasts a lifetime.
Yoga Tune Up® is a self-care fitness Format that:
- Increases your body’s overall strength
- Relieves pain and stress
- Helps control weight and makes you feel grounded
- Bolsters the immune system
- Improves balance, flexibility, and coordination
About Yoga Tune Up® | Tune Up Fitness
About Jill Miller
Jill Miller, C-IAYT, ERYT is the co-founder of Tune Up Fitness Worldwide and creator of the self-care fitness formats Yoga Tune Up® and The Roll Model® Method. With more than 30 years of study in anatomy and movement, she is a pioneer in forging relevant links between the worlds of fitness, yoga, massage, athletics and pain management. She is known as the Teacher’s Teacher and has trained thousands of movement educators, clinicians, and manual therapists to incorporate her paradigm shifting self-care fitness programming into athletic and medical facility programs internationally. She has crafted original programs for 24 Hour Fitness, Equinox, YogaWorks, and numerous professional sports teams. She and her team of 500+ trainers help you to live better in your body with an emphasis on proprioception, mobility, breath mechanics and recovery.
She has presented case studies at the Fascia Research Congress and International Association of Yoga Therapy conferences. She has the rare ability to translate complex physiological and biomechanical information into accessible, relevant moves that help her students transform pain, dysfunction and injury into robust fitness. Jill is the anatomy columnist for Yoga Journal Magazine and has been featured in Shape, Men’s Journal, Good Housekeeping, Women’s Health, Yoga Journal, Self, and on the Today Show and Good Morning America. Jill is regularly featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network. She is the creator of dozens of DVD’s including Treat While You Train with Kelly Starrett DPT and is the author of the internationally bestselling book The Roll Model: A Step by Step Guide to Erase Pain, Improve Mobility and Live Better in your Body. Based in Los Angeles, CA, she is a wife and mother of two small children and is currently writing her second book.
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6:00 About our upcoming Coaching Calls in the coming weeks.
11:00 Introduction to our guest today – Jill Miller
18:00 Her regular, painful hip spasms and how it led to her hip replacement in 2017.
26:30 The extreme mobility and flexibility she naturally had and why that was a liability for her hip joint.
28:30 Her previous experiences with eating disorders and how that addiction led to her addiction to yoga in order to calm herself down.
29:00 How to fall in love with every single part of your body and what it CAN do for you.
33:00 Why you should never ignore signs from your body from aches and pains to stiffness and more.
34:00 Why her body wasn’t always giving her the feedback and signals she needed to pay attention to.
36:00 The impact of pain on our brain, moods, thoughts, breath patterns and more
37:00 How to build a relationship with our bodies for life by being compassionate, curious, and paying attention to it.
40:00 The backlash she received for bringing functional movement to yoga with the Yoga Tune Up.
41:00 Why, no matter what she did, she would have eventually had to have hip surgery and how the Yoga Tune Up helped preserve her physical ability.
43:00 The mental health struggles she has gone through including PTSD, the loss of a child, and medical health therapy.
46:40 What she wants people to know about stretching and why it can be very harmful to the long-term health of your joints.
50:30 About her upcoming book and why it’s the most important thing to her right now even though she’s struggling to complete it.
52:30 The daily struggle she faces with feeling like she has to be productive all the time and how she deals with it.
55:00 How she balances her work, health, relationships, family, and self-care time plus what she needs to work on the most.
57:00 How she’s planning to grow both personally and professionally this year.
59:00 Therapy and self-care practices Rob, Devon, and Jill practice regularly.
1:04:00 Their experiences as actors and the terrible movies they’ve made.
1:13:30 Final comments with Rob and Devon
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1:03:00 Open Sky Fitness Closing
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