YOGA INSTRUCTION

Regular Western anatomy makes no sense for yoga – Anatomy Trains is a practical and enlightening map of the connected sheets of fascia and muscle engaged by the yoga asanas. Even if you didn’t like anatomy, you will definitely value Anatomy Trains to help you see your students’ problems more clearly, as well as to deepen your own practice.

How Do I Start?

Kickoff your education with Anatomy Trains by reading Anatomy Trains Third Edition by Tom Myers. You’ll learn how the muscles are functionally linked in ‘myofascial meridians’ through the fascial webbing.

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Exercise!

When asked to summarise and synthesise all the various bits of information flying around the Fifth International Fascial Research Congress into a bit of advice, Dr Frank Willard (from the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine, by the way, over here in Berlin with us) said, simply, “Exercise.” So many of the studies show… Read more

Anatomy Trains, Fact or Fiction? Tom Myers Responds

Tom responds to this post: https://functionalfascia.com/anatomy-trains-fact-or-fiction/ Anatomy Trains, Fact or Fiction? I’m sorry I haven’t seen this until now, since it was posted long ago – it’s always a pleasure to enter the lists to joust with Julian. I hear a bit of Gil Hedley in this line of thinking too, another dissection artist with… Read more