Category: Research

Reward Your Cerebellum – Move!

Using florescent cells from jellyfish as a marker, scientists have ‘discovered’ that the cerebellum – a remarkably difficult part of the brain to study, even though it is only 1/6th of the volume but contains 1/2 of the neurones – is part of the reward system.  We know the cerebellum is deeply involved with movement,… Read more

How to Train Fascia, Tip 2: Lengthening

Second in our short video series of fascial training tips with Tom Myers! We’re beginning to understand how important healthy fascia is to a healthy body, but how can we train our fascia to keep it hydrated and functioning well? Tom gives you some answers in this four-part series. Enjoy part two and stay tuned… Read more

A New Organ is Classified

It’s official: a new organ has been classified.  Once again, scientists find wholeness new and fascinating, when wholeness is in fact the scientific truth, and always has been. The mesentery (as well as the mediastinum within the chest and meninges around the brain) forms from the coelomic bags that line the spaces which open up… Read more

Kenneth Snelson, Tensegrity Pioneer

Kenneth Snelson, explorer in tensegrity, has passed from this earth at the age of 89. I never met Snelson personally, though I did give a talk a couple of years ago at Black Mountain College outside of Asheville; a 60’s alternative summer ‘think tank’ where he and Bucky met, and Bucky first saw “Early X-piece”… Read more

Q&A with Tom: Spinning Incident

A follower writes:  I’m an LMT for many years and have been into myofascial release since before it had a name. I’ve finally started watching your videos about the anatomy trains and it is so wonderful to see the science behind my intuition. I have a client who, until 10 years ago, was all about… Read more

Spatial Medicine: Origins

This very morning I was joking in our training class about “The Year of the…” “The Year of the…” is an important element of bodywork practice (or really nearly any craft). After your first apprenticeship to your craft – let’s stay with bodywork here, so after your education as a massage therapist, physio, chiropractor, yoga… Read more

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