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Members-Only Virtual Dissections with Jo & Karen 4d anatomist anatomy community membership virtual dissection Nov 26, 2020

Our Members-only Virtual Dissections are now scheduled starting 8th December! Join our Community Membership in 2021 and pay a one-time fee of £50 for lifetime access to our monthly members-only Virtual Dissections. We have scheduled the following sessions into Spring 2021. These sessions...

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Evolving Timetable practice schedule timetable workshops yoga yoga classes Nov 18, 2020

My Yoga Offering

Hi everyone! Here's a quick reference to my schedule into December 2020 and the New Year.

Livestream Yoga schedule 
2021

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What are the Five Filaments? anatomy for yoga five filaments postural yoga Nov 18, 2020

Postural anatomy

I developed the Five Filaments approach to anatomy as a practical way of learning how the body moves. It brings key concepts from embryology together with rotational rhythms to support an evolving body intelligence from the inside out. The concept resides in...

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The Sierpiński triangle fractals geometry self-similarity sierpiński triangle Nov 17, 2020

The Sierpiński triangle can be a pyramid. It is also called the Sierpiński gasket or Sierpiński sieve. There is no doubt that it is a beautiful thing, but how is it relevant to anatomy? 

Fractals are sets of modules that repeat recursively, reflecting self-similarity. Fractals appear...

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Chirality in the weave Nov 11, 2020

The tensegrity tetrahedron is chiral, as shown here in the vintage "Tensegritoy" - notice the overlapping struts create a weave as the apex triangle is spiralling leftwards with its sinistral chirality. The tetra on the right is spiralling right with its dextral chirality. Carbon is at the...

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Working into Bujapidasana: Part One posturology Jul 22, 2020

Join me for some straightforward and approachable micromovement that will not only help you prepare for the Bujapidasana (shoulder pressure) posture but is worthwhile in its own right as a mobility flow.

The prerequisite for Bujapidasana is Malasana (squat, aka Garland pose) with heels on the...

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Conversational Fascia connective tissue continuum fascia meso organicisim Jun 28, 2020

To my readers and friends in yoga who are new to anatomy: please take heart. The conversation is loaded with jargon, and it gets especially slippery where fascia is concerned. To sort out the extensive controversies in nomenclature, the Fascia Research Society established a Fascia...

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Systemic and structural: racism in our tissues? community fascia metoo paradigm shift power dynamics racism Jun 28, 2020

 Warning: this post is not for you if you haven’t accepted systemic racism as fact. If you are white and haven’t acknowledged your racism, then my ideas here won’t make sense to you. For us all to get the memo, I’ve included links out to two influencers of many in...

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Vedic Gayatri Mantra of the Pāñcajanya Shaṅkha (conch) chanting conch mantra spiral bound May 12, 2020

पाञचजनयाय

Oṁ

Panchajanyaya vidmahe

padma garbhaya dheemahi

tanno Shankha prachodayaat

Oṁ Shāntiḥ, Shāntiḥ, Shāntiḥ

Translation:

Let us contemplate Pañcajanya,

He/she who is installed in a lotus,

May that Shankha (sound of Shankha: Om) inspire us and awaken our Consciousness.

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Spiral Bound spiral bound May 12, 2020

Talking about spirals in asana is nothing new. Many hatha yoga educators (past and present) instruct movement using verb forms related to the spiral. 

Across movement disciplines, what unites us is a zeitgeist of yearning for a greater understanding, not only of the anatomy, but how it ...

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