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BIO: Todd Hargrove is a certified Feldenkrais practitioner, Certified Rolfer, and author. Todd graduated from Hamilton College in 1990 with a B.A. in Economics, and from the University of Washington School of Law in 1995 with a J.D. While working as an attorney, Todd developed chronic neck and back pain, but eliminated it through movement therapy, exercise and bodywork. In the process, he developed a passion for understanding chronic pain, its relationship to movement, and using this understanding to help others.
In 2005, Todd quit his career as an attorney to pursue his interest in helping others with their movement. Since then, he’s been practicing as a massage therapist and Feldenkrais practitioner in Seattle. Since 2008 he has written a blog at bettermovement.org, which focuses on applying a modern understanding of pain science and neuroscience to movement-based therapies. In 2014 he published A Guide to Better Movement: The Science and Practice of Moving with More Skill and Less Pain.Todd has a lifelong interest in sports, and has competed in tennis, ping-pong, billiards, soccer, and squash.
He also has a broad interest in a wide variety of movement disciplines including yoga, Pilates, martial arts, dance, sport specific training, weight training, running, kettle bells, and corrective exercise.