Category: Technique

Usain and Symmetry

See the New York Times article: Something’s Strange in Usain Bolt’s Stride Last week I had a group of movement professionals in for an intensive, and I noticed again how many folks are ‘hooked’ on the drug of symmetry. Lots of yoga and Pilates folks, and often dancers, will ‘automatically’ put themselves in symmetrical positions… Read more

Freeing C-Section Scars

Sing Ho! for this helpful and anatomically detailed look at C-section scars from Anatomy Angel Dr. Dooley. Read the article here.  For us bodyworkers, we can help re-establish proper balance in the intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) and pelvic floor using the following: To gently free a horizontal scar: Place your client seated on a bench or… Read more

How to Train Fascia, Tip 4: Elasticity

The final installment in our short video series of fascial training tips with Tom Myers! We’re beginning to understand how important healthy fascia is to a healthy body, but how can we train our fascia to keep it hydrated and functioning well? Tom gives you some answers in this four-part series. In this fourth tip,… Read more

Q&A with Tom: Kyphosis and Fascia

In this blog post, Tom answers a frequently asked question from a follower about an all-too common postural pattern — upper and lower cervical kyphosis. Hello, after watching the webinar (How Fascia Moves – thank you), I had a question. As an occupational therapist, I see people with hunched shoulders and necks. I question whether… Read more

Anatomy Trains in Honolulu

Tom recently taught two courses in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii: Balancing the Pelvis and ‘Finding Home’ – A Guide to Functional Neutral. Enjoy some photos from his time there. Tom beginning the ‘Balancing the Pelvis’ course with work on the abductor group.  Pretty nice to be able to duck out for lunch and take a swim… Read more

How to Train Fascia, Tip 2: Lengthening

Second in our short video series of fascial training tips with Tom Myers! We’re beginning to understand how important healthy fascia is to a healthy body, but how can we train our fascia to keep it hydrated and functioning well? Tom gives you some answers in this four-part series. Enjoy part two and stay tuned… Read more

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