Motion and Emotion

Motion and Emotion

Most clients who come to Structural Integration recognize that much of the tension and strain in their bodies is not the result of injury or physical overwork, but of stress from a job or relationship. They are aware of the connection between their emotional and...
Movement Patterns

Movement Patterns

Structural Integration practitioners are focused primarily upon supporting our clients’ alignment and mobility. Which means that to a great extent, we don’t fit well in the standard healthcare system with its focus upon immediate pain remediation, regional anatomy,...
Dancing with Clients

Dancing with Clients

As Structural Integrators, our focus is on releasing adhesion between layers of fascia that bind muscles to each other and to bones. And there are as many ways to release these adhesions as there are practitioners. My way of releasing adhesions that limit clients’...
Notes from the Clinic – Deep Work

Notes from the Clinic – Deep Work

Often the most challenging aspect of learning Structural Integration is learning to align and ‘open’ the body’s inner core and learning to support the transfer of breath and movement through it. As SI practitioners, when we work deeply within our client’s body, we are...
Reflections on the Pond

Reflections on the Pond

We recently celebrated the graduation of our 2017 Structural Integration Practitioners Intensive, and I find myself reflecting on just how far we traveled together over the past year. When I think about all the challenges people faced and overcame, and all the changes...
Seeing Through My Eyes

Seeing Through My Eyes

As a teacher of Structural Integration, I’m often asked by prospective students how I ‘see’ the body. Most assume we focus on muscles and bones, so it comes as a surprise when I explain that our primary focus is on the body’s connective tissue system. And that we see...