There are many reasons for movement challenges to occur. One often overlooked, but vital to the health of the movement patterns in the body, is the Hyoid bone. This little technique provides you with an effective way to verify that the bone is free floating and that all directions are open to sending information back to the brain about the status of the body in space. This technique should be one of the first things used when trying to change challenging movement patterns. Be very gentle with the bone, there should be no jerking or forceful movements while palpating the bone. Light fingertips.