To complement the article “Don’t Stand Up Straight: Essential Body Mechanics” in the December 2014 issue of MASSAGE Magazine. Summary: Two videos demonstrate David Allan’s principles of body mechanics, both for the bodyworker and for the client on the massage table.



The Ultimate Client Setup


David AllanAbout the Author 

David Allan, D.C. (, is an international teacher and educator, and creator and founder of Don’t Stand Up Straight™ and Natural Posture™. He has more than 30 years of experience as a master bodyworker, movement therapist, embodiment therapist and chiropractor. Additional videos can be found on his YouTube channel at