The saying “squared away” means that one is in an adequate position for whatever has to be done next. This saying has nothing to do with something actually being squared in shape or form. It means: everything is in order; everything is arranged/ positioned and taken care of. On the other hand, when you look at the human body, you can shape it by creating or arranging it to determine its form. Postural Restoration Institute® concepts/principles are governed by posture, position and patterns. In every moment we are shaping our bodies into a posture that corresponds to the demands placed upon it. Something that arranges and repeats itself in a predictable way is a pattern. The body is shaped by how we use it and patterns govern how we function. We all fall into patterns which create postures that reflect our body’s overall shape and/or position. READ MORE.