First of Nine: Tensegrity Blog

Portland, Oregon's Cancer Survivorship and Bodywork Zine by Compassion Arts PDX, LLC

Disrupting the positive feedback loop of chronic pain

Being in pain will ruin your day. Or, make it harder to do all those things you love to do. Thankfully, we’re beginning to understand chronic pain in some new … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · 12 Comments

The four C’s of consciousness

Simon Lewis is part of the implantable generation. He was in an auto accident, losing his newly wed wife in the tragedy. He had a massive stroke and entered a … Continue reading

January 14, 2012 · 17 Comments

Pendulation, trauma release and bodywork

There is a call from the second highest ranking fella in the U.S. military, Gen. Peter Chiarelli, the Army vice chief of staff, to rename PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) to … Continue reading

November 13, 2011 · 11 Comments

Myofascial Mechanoreceptors Class

Standing client positioning. Photography by Hamid Shibata Bennett Myofascial Mechanoreceptors Class Coming out of the latest fascial research, learn bodywork techniques to engage the four types of myofascial mechanoreceptors in … Continue reading

October 31, 2011 · 1 Comment

Preverbal cognition

Global patterns of restriction in the body can go way back in the way back machine. A recent injury unwinds quite readily with the right coaxing, letting the tissue know … Continue reading

August 8, 2011 · 6 Comments

Running is like a video game

Ninja, Ninja Revolution! The breath rebels. The step muddies. The grade steepens. The pace slows. Step on a man hole cover! Power boost up the hill! Booyah! Every step becomes … Continue reading

July 14, 2011 · 2 Comments

V’GER and Bodywork

Rambles of the day… The brain on improv has been studied. Charles Limb put jazz pianists and freestyle rappers in the fMRI chamber. When doing a memorized piece, the memory … Continue reading

July 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

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Hamid Shibata Bennett, LMT, CAMT (OBMT #301)
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