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Handspring Publishing

What we produce is
Highly accessible. Making educational content ‘live’; ensuring that our products are as easy as possible to learn from. These have been the pillars of our publishing existence, reflected in the success of the myriad health textbooks developed by us in our previous careers.
Easily applied. ‘How does this relate to me in my practice?’ Our product will contain material that helps our customers achieve better outcomes with their clients.
Research-based. This will be reflected in the way our books are written, with clear emphasis on available evidence.
We operate globally, from a base in rural East Lothian, Scotland, UK. Our customers and authors are all over the world; we believe that technology and enthusiasm make distance irrelevant; and enable small, focused organisations to offer a more effective service than many of their larger competitors.

Myofascial Induction – Excerpts from the book

An anatomical approach to the treatment of fascial dysfunction Myofascial Induction™ – An anatomical approach to the treatment of fascial dysfunction describes the properties of the fascial network and provides therapeutic solutions for different types of fascial dysfunction. Volume 1 analyzes in depth the theoretical aspects related to fascia and focuses on the therapeutic procedures of Myofascial Induction…

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Spiral Bound – chapter 1 – Across anatomy

Spiral Bound explores the potential for yoga as a healing modality by examining the body’s anatomical structure as it has evolved embryonically. With a light touch approach, Karen Kirkness weaves together threads of development to see how our morphological constraints arise in the earliest moments of life, and how this rotation lays the spiral groundwork for…

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Seeking Symmetry – chapter 8 ‘The Brain’

Seeking Symmetry: Finding patterns in human health offers a guide through the overwhelming mass of data generated by contemporary science. Starved for the knowledge that would best help us stay healthy, we are simultaneously glutted with an overload of information about the human body. Amidst ubiquitous talk that patient-centered care and lifestyle changes are the keys…

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Fascia in Motion – chapter 11 ‘Aging Well’

This beautifully illustrated volume provides a comprehensive guide to fascia-focused movement in original and contemporary Pilates mat, reformer, and studio applications. Each of the book’s 14 chapters illustrates how each principle of fascia-focused movement is expressed in Pilates exercise. In addition to a comprehensive exercise compendium. Provided by kind permission of Handspring Publishing, Edinburgh.

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Everything Moves – chapter 8 ‘Spirals

The emerging science of biotensegrity provides a fresh context for re-thinking our understanding of human movement, but its complexities can be formidable. Bodywork and movement professionals looking for an accessible and relevant guide to the concept and application of biotensegrity need look no further than Everything Moves: How biotensegrity informs human movement. Provided by kind permission…

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Biotensegrity, 2nd Edition – chapter 12 ‘Biotensegrity: the structural basis of life’

The emerging science of biotensegrity provides a fresh context for rethinking our understanding of human movement, but its complexities can be formidable. Biotensegrity: The Structural Basis of Life, Second edition – now with full color illustrations throughout – explores and explains the concept of biotensegrity and provides an understanding and appreciation of anatomy and physiology in the…

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