SomaSensing: Myofascial Release for Yoga Practitioners

We now know that muscles don’t work in isolation and instead form part of an intricate fascial web that connects and wraps around the body in lines of meridians that influence movement. Whole body movement practices like Feldenkrais, Yoga, Gyrotonics and Tai Chi already work with these lines. SomaSensing is a simple somatic movement practice … Continued

Anatomy Trains in Yoga – Mapping the Interconnectedness of the Body

Join Tom Myers, author of Anatomy Trains, for an online course that will give you new insights into the interconnectedness of the body as it relates to your yoga practice. While traditional anatomy is static, Anatomy Trains shows you the body as an interconnected whole. We do not move via individual muscles as traditional anatomy has it, … Continued

The Role of the Fascial Matrix in Fostering Resilience and Strength

The fascial matrix, a.k.a. the connective tissue of the body is a large part of who we are and how well our body functions.  A healthy connective tissue is a fluid, three-dimensional elastic and supple matrix, which gives our body natural flexibility, strength and absorption of strain patterns in our body. When this fluid, three-dimensional matrix gets … Continued

Yoga for Lymphatic Health: Building Physical and Psychic Immunity

“Thank you to Yoga U and to Tias Little for his excellent course Yoga for Lymphatic Health. Once again his course was so well presented, informative and interesting. I’m so grateful these teachings are offered to those of us who are unable to attend in person.”       -Vanessa B. Feeling sluggish after the long … Continued

Yoga for Lymphatic Health: Building Physical and Psychic Immunity

“Thank you to Yoga U and to Tias Little for his excellent course Yoga for Lymphatic Health. Once again Tias’s course was so well presented, informative and interesting.  I’m so grateful these teachings are offered to those of us who are unable to attend in person.”               -Vanessa B. Feeling sluggish … Continued

Pillars of Healthy Aging: Yoga for Balanced and Pain-free Feet and Ankles

The feet are a common problem area for people as they get older. This often becomes the source of chronic pain issues that limit our mobility and may require surgery. Shoes constrict the feet and toes, so students often struggle to spread their toes and lack the strength to support normal arch alignment. Improper foot … Continued

Gateways to Healing: Yogic Techniques for Pain Relief

We are in a really exciting time in yoga, medicine, rehabilitation, recovery and what is truly possible for us as human beings. The biomedical view of pain and healing is changing, and this means huge things for all of us. We now have solid science to illustrate the neurobiology of pain and the positive implications … Continued

Yoga & Myofascial Release: The Bodymind Ballwork Method

Are you plagued by chronic aches or movement restrictions in your body that persist even with a good yoga practice? In addition to finding help through chiropractic, massage or physical therapy, you can help yourself with simple yet powerful techniques that you can do right at home. Myofascial release techniques are gaining popularity as a … Continued

Facilitating Lifelong Mobility: Keys to Keeping the Fascia Youthful and Supple

The fascia – the body’s connective tissue – is increasingly acknowledged to be a vital part of the body, which plays a significant role in our daily and long-term health and well-being. Previously thought to be an inert ‘wrapping material,’ we now know that the fascia shapes every part of our body. Just as significantly, … Continued

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