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Usain and Symmetry

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

Anatomy Trains E-Magazine: Issue 4 is Out!

We couldn’t be more pleased with the latest edition of the Anatomy Trains e-mag, Voices of Experience, put together by Julie Hammond, Director of Anatomy Trains Australia & New Zealand, and her amazing team. Inside you’ll find features on: Tom Myers Judith Aston Mary Bond Anatomy Trains Certified Teacher Carrie Gaynor The New Anatomy Trains… Read more

Gil’s New Fuzz

I am so glad I braved weekend summer traffic to Portland to see the latest iteration of Gil Hedley’s somanautic dives. Start here to get a sense of Gil: – but there are many YouTube videos, and the full catalogue of his work and schedule is at: www.gilhedley.com Gil is currently on a nationwide tour… Read more

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.