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Breath, health and mindfulness: the Holy Trinity of wellbeing

Practices that ground us into the present moment are crucial. It’s in our moment-by-moment attending to the present that we can reconnect with ourselves and the natural world. This is the state of being where it’s easiest to drop into harmony with the earth, our bodies, and perhaps to a source of strength greater than…

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The challenge of communicating the language of biotensegrity

Developing the language I use with clients when trying to communicate the biotensegral nature of fascia and movement is an endless journey of exploration. This topic is an area that appears to have almost no boundaries…but that’s the point, isn’t it? The potentias of the human condition is almost limitless, and so by trying to…

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Why is biotensegrity a better explanation of our movement than traditional biomechanics?

“The commonly accepted ‘tower of blocks’ model for vertebrate spine mechanics is only useful when modeling a perfectly balanced, upright, immobile spine. Using that model, in any other position than perfectly upright, the forces generated will tear muscle, crush bone and exhaust energy……..” Stephen Levin[1] In her book Yoga, Fascia, Anatomy and Movement (reference as…

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Do not forget the hidden scars

When we think of scarring, we tend to visualise a linear or other scar, caused by surgery or injury; normally visible, something we can focus on and work with in order to minimise its impact on local and even body-wide tissues, organs and systems. However, scars may be the result of other less tangible causes;…

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Scars, Organs and Movement

Most people, when they see scar tissue or a scar on the skin, think: “I’m seeing a healed scar”. But we professionals must look further! When I come across a patient’s scar, I think in mechanical aspects such as pressure, stretching, changes in this tissue in relation to itself and its interfaces with other tissues…

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Feeling held

 Feeling held versus holding the body upright“Feeling held versus holding the body upright” is how I would describe a felt sense of “tensional integrity”. Where standing or walking feel effortless. There is little or no strain, no need to engage the core, align the spine or activate individual muscles. A sense of wholeness or oneness…

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