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As we get older, many of us get up in the morning with aches and pains, feeling a little tight, feeling like we just can’t get moving. Even worse, we might have back pain that is severe enough to be disabling.
In this blog we will look at “Touching the Earth” as a great Qigong movement for relieving back pain by stretching the line that Thomas Myers calls “The Superficial Back Line” or SBL. Thomas Myers,*…Continue
See if you can answer the following quiz:
Imagine that we could magically make every part of the body invisible except for the specific, single anatomical system of our choice.
Which physiological system, standing in space and moving as in life, would show us the complete, recognizable shape of the body. Check all that apply.
A. The skeleton
B. The nervous system
C. The muscular system
D. The circulatory system
E. The fascial system
In this blog we will discover some fun facts about fascia that may surprise and enlighten, as well as dismantle some old ideas about how our bodies function.
Here is a picture of the fascia around muscles and bones. You have seen…Continue
In a previous post ("Nurturing the Body's Fascia: Definitions") we defined "fascia" as the network of connective tissue that holds our organs and tissues together, protects our nervous system and helps us move in a harmonious way. Healthier fascia means better flexibility and mobility. This series will ultimately explore how Tai Chi and Qigong can help nurture…Continue