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Anatomy Trains

Creating Change: Tom Myers on Yoga, Fascia and Mind-Body Transformation

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

Modern science is just catching up to the ancient wisdom of the mind-body connection and the effect that mental patterns (e.g., stress) can have on th...

From Seed to Plant: Yoga and the New Anatomy of Interconnectedness

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

In his book Anatomy Trains, author Tom Myers developed a model of this interconnectedness in terms of the soft tissues of the body. Muscles, tendons and ligaments are not individual parts, Myers proposed, but rather are organized in large networks of fascial structures.

Staying Fit: Yoga, Rolfing and the Elusive Cinderella Tissues

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

Understanding the elusive Cinderella tissues offers an important glimpse into important, yet not widely known, aspects of bodily health and function. Here are four fascinating facts about fascia.