Self-care may sound indulgent, but the fact is that it’s never been more important than it is today. So much of our physical state is a result of the stress and tension we carry around on a day-to-day basis. When we’re stressed, we store up toxins and our energy (or chi, an Eastern concept that translates to life force) gets blocked.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably familiar with the foam roller, or more specifically, health- and wellness-minded people’s obsession with the foam roller. Still not ringing a bell? Allow us to introduce you to structural integrative specialist and Goop’s resident alignment guru, Lauren Roxburgh. The woman literally wrote the book on foam-rolling. We’ll let the expert take it from here.