The goal for each individual is to achieve greater Strength, Flexibility and Balance;
and to be without physical tension and pain.
Individuals do this by first developing (current) Full Range of Motion, second increasing Strength-to-Weight Ratio and third by understanding more and more Movement Complexity.
Looking for movement education?
Visit us at our Wayzata studio.
If you want to….
• Lose Body Fat
• Reverse Disease
• Build Muscle
• Improve Posture
• Eat Healthier
• Have More Mental Clarity
• Recover From An Injury
• Inscrease: Endurance, Stamina, Strength, Flexibility, Power, Speed, Coordination, Agility, Balance, Accuracy, etc.
We Can Help!
What To Expect…
*Currently NOT taking on new in-person participants…
The First Appointment:
During the first appointment, you will have an opportunity to explain your needs, tell about your history and discuss what you hope to accomplish both short and long term. You will also spend 15 – 45 minutes discovering your physical focus areas. You will leave the first appointment with a solid understanding of how we can help and what is necessary to achieve the goals you decide upon.
The approach is very simple. Start with passive techniques in order to develop a personalized active movement and training practice. We always start with passive techniques in order to identify the needs of your body, but understand that passive techniques alone will never be the only solution for long term progress. This path has given BARUCHealth the opportunity to witness the western barriers between therapist/doctor and trainer/coach.
“I want you to be free of tension and pain and to be strong, flexible and well balanced.”
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What clothing should I wear?
A: Loose fitting clothes and a fresh pair of socks.
Q: What sort of plan do you recommend?
A: Typically weekly Therapy & Physical Training 2-3 days per week.
Q: What do you mean Physical Training?
A: First you learn flexibility and pre/rehab movements, Second you learn strength movements like squats, deadlifts, press, gymnastics and traditional accessory exercises for strength training.
Q: What do you mean Therapy – Bodywork
A: A combination of modalities including Stretching, Acupressure, and additional techniques.
Q: Can I just come for Therapy – Bodywork
A: Yes, many clients are Therapy only clients
Q: Can I come just for Movement Rehab/Prehab or Physical Training
A: Yes, many clients are Movement / Training only.
Q: Is BARUCHealth a Chiropractic office?
A: No, we in no way practice Chiropractic, Osteopathic Medicine, or other known alternative health methods. We in no way provide medical diagnosis. BARUCHealth is a unique combination of therapy and training techniques created by Dan Baruch.
We are not a big box gym, training facility or cooperate therapy clinic run by the employees of business people. Our business goals do not include expansion or growth that we ourselves will not be there to service personally. Our mission is to meet people on a personal level and join them on the lifelong journey of health, wellness, vitality, and performance. We do this by running a small operation and by taking on people who respect the teacher-student relationship and who are in it for the long haul.
We live to help people with their body’s and we take your success very seriously. Therapy, Training, Nutrition and Recovery are both fun and hard work. We provide you with peace of mind and give you the plan to make it happen. Learning movements like squats, deadlifts, presses, olympic lifts, gymnastics and others are highly complex and take years to develop. We have over 45 years experience coaching these movements and will guide you safely and efficiently through the learning and adaptation process to proficiency.
We have served in clinics, big box gyms, private studios, overseas and through our own operations. We have been ‘out there’ and active in the Therapy and Training industry for more than 45 years.
Experience and knowledge are what make it possible for us to know how to best serve your goals.
Very simply we know what we are doing and we want (more than anything) for you to be happy with your results.
Your path begins passively by discovering the weaknesses, blockages and imbalances of your body. With this information you will then begin your active physical practice.
BARUCHealth has four specific foundational stages of movement education:
- First Stage: Body Tension & Structural Alignment.
- Second Stage: Movement Patterns & Body Mechanics.
- Third Stage: Leverage & Power Transfer.
- Fourth Stage: Energy Coordination & Momentum.
Training Programs consist of a combination of the following movement domains (depending on your specific needs and current physical condition):
- Barbell Strength: Squat, Deadlift, Bench Press, Overhead Press, Clean, Jerk, Snatch
- Gymnastics Strength: Pullup, Dip, Hanging Leg Lift, Lever, Handstand, Headstand
- Accessory Movements: *details available to members…
- Technique Movements (Prehab | Rehab): *details available to members…
- Flexibility: *details available to members…
- Conditioning: *details available to members…
- Additional: *details available to members…
By progressing in each phase you will develop the important concepts such as; Emotional Equilibrium©, Hormonal Rhythm©, Transferable Condition©, Acquired Energy©, Power Transfer and more. Ultimately leaving you with a profound understanding of the most effective methods for improving your health, vitality and performance.
*Read the BARUCHealth Movement Education Introduction.
First Consultation Overview
Initial Evaluation: Assess person’s body and movement patterns to create a personalized plan and direct movement education.
About: The physical assessment is one of the first steps of addressing the body, releasing tension, strengthening tissues, aligning posture, teaching ways to prevent injury/disease and beginning a physical movement practice.
Assessment Of: Posture, Body Tension, Range of Motion, Spine & Limb Alignment, Gait, Movement Patterns, Quality and Consistency of tissues, Muscle balance/imbalances, Function of; Neck, Spine, Back, Arms, Shoulders, Elbows, Wrists, Hands, Legs, Hips, Knees, Ankles, Feet, *additional.
Long Term Objective: Improve structural alignment and physical function. Encourage self-healing, provide education on preventive care and facilitate long-term Physical Training/Development, *additional.
Recommended Services: Manual Therapy, Movement Rehab, Massage, Nutrition, Lifestyle Modifications, Sleep, Physical Training, Ergonomics, Third Party Practitioner Services, *additional.
- Pressure Point
- Acupressure Trigger Point
- Myofascial Work
- Guided Range of Motion
- Assisted Stretch
- Movement Rehab
- Pre-Hab & Re-Hab Exercises
Movement Education Techniques:
- Post Rehabilitation
- Movement Improvement
- Skill Acquisition
- Performance Enhancement
- Private Training (Physical-Development)
Equipment: Bodyweight, Parallel Bars, Rings, High Bar, Barbells, Dumbbells, Cables, Bands, Kettlebell, Machines, Sticks, Clubs, Heavy Bag, Treadmill, Bike, Pool, Sauna, Rower, *additional.
Movements/Domains: Gymnastics, Boxing, Swimming, Running, Olympic Weightlifting, Muscle Building, Yoga, Pilates, Internal Martial Arts, Tai Chi, Active Meditation, Kettlebell, Power Lifting, *additional.
*additional physical development and movement methods implemented.
Training Videos & Clips from BARUCHealth Movement Programs…
BARUCHealth Online Education
*Quick Start Links
- Step By Step Training Program
- Movement Introduction & Overview
- In Person Training Curriculum
- Training Goals
- “A List of 20 Gentle Movements You Can Do Everyday” article.
- Step By Step Program
- Meditation Introduction & Overview
- Tracking & Accountability
- Day Regiment
- “There Is No Such Thing As a Healthy Habit” article.
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