Fascial Lines: An Intention to Connect, Session 3

Now that we have connected to the front and back superficial lines along with the superficial and deep arm lines it is time to connect with the lateral line (LL). This is where I admit that this is my personal nemesis, IT band, side rib cage and tightness at the front of the neck. In fact, after beginning my personal work with the LL it became very apparent that my left quadratus lumborum was at the root of my low back pain. Still lots of work to be done, always a work in progress.

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Fascial Lines: An Intention to Connect, Session 2

This is the second in a series of 4 (or possibly more!) discussions on the work of Thomas W. Myers and his comprehensive study of the body in Anatomy Trains. If you have ever suffered with back pain or headaches, pay close attention to the lines up the spine, then track down to the legs, think hamstrings, calves and plantar fascia. Work to release this line and you might be VERY surprised what you find. Pull out your foam roller, golf balls and try a few yoga poses.

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