Read Tom Myers’ commentary on the recent New York Times article, The Germs in Your Gut Are Talking to Your Brain. Scientists Want to Know What They’re Saying. “When the researchers investigated the microbiomes of these mice, they found the animals lacked a common species called Lactobacillus reuteri. When they added a strain of that… 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.
Oh, movement is involved in health – what a surprise! I get the same feeling when I see articles where scientists solemnly intone: ‘We believe that animals have something like feelings.’ Great that we can now see that movement is medicine. I would go farther and say, “Movement is food”. A lot of our body… Read more
‘Tis the season for end-of-the-year lists and we at Anatomy Trains have gathered our top 10 most popular blogs and social media posts of 2018. We are so grateful for our dedicated students and followers who engage with our content so thoughtfully. We are delighted that our article “What you need to know about Fascia”… Read more
From Tom: “A lot of the most interesting discoveries at the moment are happening in the superficial fascia. Here is a new image out of the Fascia Research Society’s Fascial Net Plastination Project. All the spaces in the ‘honeycomb’ used to have fat cells in them. Those fat cells would have been held in place… Read more