Tag: Pilates

How to Train Fascia, Tip 1: Vectors

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 has filmed a short series of fascial training tips to help with just that. Enjoy part one of the four-part series and stay tuned for the rest of… Read more

A New Organ is Classified

It’s official: a new organ has been classified.  Once again, scientists find wholeness new and fascinating, when wholeness is in fact the scientific truth, and always has been. The mesentery (as well as the mediastinum within the chest and meninges around the brain) forms from the coelomic bags that line the spaces which open up… Read more

Kenneth Snelson, Tensegrity Pioneer

Kenneth Snelson, explorer in tensegrity, has passed from this earth at the age of 89. I never met Snelson personally, though I did give a talk a couple of years ago at Black Mountain College outside of Asheville; a 60’s alternative summer ‘think tank’ where he and Bucky met, and Bucky first saw “Early X-piece”… Read more

The Return of the Light

Every religion away from the equator has a ceremony around this time of year, when the sun reaches its lowest point in the sky and then starts slowly arcing higher for longer days. 2016 – though it was certainly a successful year for us at Anatomy Trains – felt like a low ebb year all… Read more

Your Chair as a Movement Tool

Chairs have been with us for a long time. First they were only for nobles and royalty, but gradually chairs have become more and more common. In the 19th century, with trains and coaches, sitting became more common, but it is really in the 20th century that we could say we have an ‘inactivity crisis’.… Read more

Q&A with Tom: Spinning Incident

A follower writes:  I’m an LMT for many years and have been into myofascial release since before it had a name. I’ve finally started watching your videos about the anatomy trains and it is so wonderful to see the science behind my intuition. I have a client who, until 10 years ago, was all about… Read more

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