From Tom Myers: I had to check this one out – how could they put living cells though a jet into a printed object? That would have been a very significant development. Upon further investigation (see the second link), it turns out they 3D-printed the matrix for the cartilage cells – which they added later… Read more
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.
From Tom Myers: Amit Alon, the genius of Muscles & Motion in Tel Aviv, has come up with another short video every ‘afascianado’ will enjoy. In this case, illustrating the property of elasticity in the fascial elements Amit’s animations and explanations are very worthwhile, and hit the mark between brevity and clarity Check out his… Read more
Tom Myers’ commentary on this study: New study provides clues to decades-old mystery about cell movement Excerpt from the study: “What we found is that when we cross-linked the fibers (connecting them at intersections) and increased the difference in the stiffness in the two directions, but kept all the other factors the same, the cells… Read more
Tom Myers comments on this recent post from National Geographic: World’s brightest x-rays reveal COVID-19’s damage to the body. This is a frighteningly beautiful picture – taken with a new X-ray method – of the body’s endothelia on Covid. In this case, air is blue, open blood vessels are red, and blocked blood vessels are… Read more