Finding Your Line

Finding Your Line

Cleaning up after the most recent class and realizing how many boxes of exam gloves and tissues we had used, I had to laugh. We had finished Sessions Eight and Nine and were all sitting in our closing circle, exhausted and talking quietly. We had just spent two days...
My Fascination With Fascia

My Fascination With Fascia

To truly understand Structural Integration, we have to understand fascia and its function. Fascia, at its most basic level, serves as a ‘binding agent’, holding the body’s structural components in place and binding muscles and tendons together. Fascia also organizes...

Matter and Energy

I have always been fascinated with movement and energy. But I have often been frustrated by my inability to feel the more subtle energy that flows through the body. As a beginning student of Traditional Chinese Medicine some 40 years ago, I was taught about meridians....

Notes from the Clinic – Breathing

The majority of the clients we see in clinic breathe well enough at a basic level, but it’s rare to see a client who breathes optimally. That means it’s rare to see a client who moves the upper ribs and clavicles when inhaling. Rare to see a client who fully moves the...