Proprioception is the body’s innate sense of position. Proprioception makes it possible for us to analyze and properly respond to external stimulation. Explained simply, proprioception is the ability to know where the body part is without having to look. Proprioception allows us to scratch our heads without looking in the mirror or to walk up a flight of stairs without having to peer at each stair. Relative to proprioception,The Balance Rider develops the “organic memory” of the proprioceptors that reside within the deep core muscles. The result . . . “command-free” stabilization and appropriate flexibility of the spine, and automatic balance.
Proprioception is one of those funny things we never question, like . . . how is it that we can sit or stand without constantly thinking about keeping ourselves upright, . . . and how we manage all those other involuntary functions ~ like breathing?