The Body is a Spiral

The Body is a Spiral

In his book Thomas Myers outlines what he calls "the spiral line" as a continuous fascial band that runs from the side of the skull criss crossing around the body down to the arch of the foot. For the purposes of this post we'll focus on the upper section of the spiral line, in particular looking at the band of tissue that wraps from the shoulders and ribs down to the opposite hip.

Simply speaking, this line is related to spiral and twisting movements. It also helps to stabilize the torso and legs. 

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Winter Solstice Meditation

Winter Solstice Meditation

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, tomorrow is winter solstice; the darkest day of the year. 

Winter solstice is a magical time. The darkness asks us to slow down and re-connect to the light within. This time of year holds such a beautiful and soulful energy. It gives us time to cultivate warmth through gathering with others and taking care of ourselves. 

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