Category: Technique

Q&A with Tom: Pectus Excuvatum

Read this exchange between Tom and a follower about his pectus excuvatum.  Hello Tom, I have pectus excuvatum. I’ve read your 3D book (Body3) and half way through Anatomy Trains. Those books are great and I will likely need to read them three more times to fully absorb everything. Because of your work I have a… Read more

Pure Fascial Release vs Myofascial Release

When we are working in the myofascia, we are often looking for muscular events – trigger points, hypertonicity, hypotonicity, and ‘knots’ in general. When we focus particularly on the fascial structure, our appreciation must shift toward the fascial fabric itself, instead of the fascial fabric spun more loosely within the muscle. Try this exercise to… Read more

Q&A with Tom: Scheuermann’s kyphosis

Read this fascinating exchange between Tom and one of our followers on Facebook about working with Scheuermann’s kyphosis. Jacob: I’m a personal trainer and I love your work! Any advice for an athlete with Scheuermann’s kyphosis? I’ve been attempting lots of different thoracic rotations/extensions. Strengthening and lengthening the hamstrings seems to mitigate pain. One issue is… Read more

KMI Technique: Back Work on a Bench

Back work on a bench is a characteristic ‘move’ in Ida Rolf’s work, and we continue that tradition here at KMI. By sitting the client on the bench and working progressively down, we can get a variety of work done on the spine in a safe and educational manner. Although this is a speeded-up montage,… Read more

Practitioner Tip: Carpal Tunnel Release

While arches in the feet can fall and become too flat, it is far more common for the arches of the hand to get too ‘arch-y’ – the tunnel gets too narrow as the hook of the hamate and the tubercle of the trapezium approach each other.  Whether it is a use issue or an… Read more

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