The Posture Guru of Silicon Valley - With the proliferation of computer technology tying workers to their seats, Esther Gokhale has been teaching people about basic posture to avoid back pain.--
Soothing Back Pain by Learning How to Sit Again - NYTimes.com: "Ms. Gokhale (pronounced go-CLAY) is not helping aching office workers with high-tech gadgets and medical therapies. Rather, she says she is reintroducing her clients to what she calls “primal posture” — a way of holding themselves that is shared by older babies and toddlers, and that she says was common among our ancestors before slouching became a way of life. It is also a posture that Ms. Gokhale observed during research she conducted in a dozen other countries, as well as in India, where she was raised." (read more at link above)
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