The Human Body Is A Tensegrity Structure

As I’ve said in earlier posts, bones and muscle are not responsible for holding our structure and shape. For convenience’s sake, it is easier to perceive ideas in an easier, digestible manner so we can assert some order and logic in the world around us. The simpler and more inaccurate way to look at the human body is to compare it to the architecture of buildings. The framework of buildings is composed of steel beams welded and bolted together. This […]

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The Investing Layers of Fascia

 

The layers we are concerned about in the bodywork sense are the superficial and deep layers of fascia. For comprehension purposes, it is easier to perceive and study these layers as separated within the body, but remember they are all interconnected, and anatomically, the layers are difficult to distinguish from one another. There is no space between the layers and filled with fascia.

Superficial Layer (The Sleeve)
The superficial layer is right underneath the skin. To get […]

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What is Fascia?

A common misconception about the human structure is that we are mostly made up of muscles and bones, and it is our skeletal system that holds us up and our muscular system giving us the ability to move our body parts. In actuality, it is connective tissue that comes in many forms that supports our structure and gives our bodies their shape. Bones, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons are the flexible forms of firm

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