Fascial Lines: An Intention to Connect: Session 4

Session 4: The Spiral Line

This is such a fun one, notice how the ribbon crosses behind the back of the ribs to wrap around the front of the torso and reach the hips. Look familiar? What if we changed the color?

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 The iconic pink ribbon is a great visualization for the connection of the shoulders to the core, often cued as scapular stabilization

The iconic pink ribbon is a great visualization for the connection of the shoulders to the core, often cued as scapular stabilization

  •  Session Type: Superficial
  • Line Type: Cardinal & Helical
  • Intention: Differentiation
  • Anatomical Focus: Neck, arms/shoulders, spine, pelvis, lower leg & foot
  • TCM: Stomach Merdian; Bladder Meridian

Goals:

  • Ease restrictions of superficial rotation
  • Sling around the scapula
  • Sling under the foot arches
  • Superficial sleeve lines
  • Rhomoids, serratus, abdominal obliques, tibialis anterior- peroneus longus sling

Poses:

  • Seated, standing and supine twists (SO many options)
  • Pigeon Pose
  • Eagle Pose
  • Triangle/Reverse Triangle
  • Revolved Downward Dog
  • Twisted Dragon (Yin)
  • Cat Pulling it's Tail (Yin)
  • Pigeon (add twist!)
  • Happy Baby (add gentle rocking!)

Hope you enjoyed learning about these for fascial connections, we will continue to explore these in later discussions, stay tuned!