Many thanks (again!) to ATSI graduate, Liam Bowler, for facilitating another wonderful conversation with Tom on his podcast, The Body Awake. This time they cover: Making one’s living as a bodyworker or movement teacher; the graces and pitfalls of the commercial vs academic spheres The full flowering, or “five fingers,” of a fully integrated bodywork… Read more
We’re loving this recent interview with Tom on the Yoga Body Talk Show with host, Lucas Rockwood, on unlocking the secrets of fascia. Listen and learn: How this plastic-wrap-like tissue holds your entire body together How low circulation tissues like fascia, cartilage, tendons and ligaments can heal through seepage and synovial fluids Why stressing tendons… Read more
A follower on FB writes in with a question about the effect of trampolines on fascia: Hi! I’ve been a fan of AT for years and have been wondering about the effect of trampoline exercise on the fascial system. I learned that being in an antigravity environment can change fluid distribution in the body. Since… Read more
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
To get the best movement performance, you want complete participation of the whole body in the sport. Anatomy Trains helps you see all the kinetic chains in action – fascia, myofascia, muscle and joint – so you can fine tune for maximum athletic performance with minimum tendency to injury.