Harvesting rye with scythes in early twentieth-century Lithuania. Original photograph Balys Buročas, 1923.
The Gokhale Method has improved my understanding of how posture correlates to our health and physicality. The method is based on healthy body architecture and has been informed by movement patterns from populations without back pain, those shared by our ancestors worldwide. This inspired me to take a look at my own forefathers in Lithuania, especially their posture while laboring in the fields.
Memories of my youth
I was born and raised in urban Soviet... Read more