Merry Christmas and happy new year! Thanks for reading First of Nine: Tensegrity Blog! We’ll be returning soon with all new goodness! Articles on massage therapy, sound therapy and music, … Continue reading
Biotensegrities and an old school Apple user
We’ve been chatting about the tensegrity architecture of the myofascial network in the bodywork field for awhile now. It’s a concept snagged from the artistic and architectural world. A contraction … Continue reading
Merry Christmas from First of Nine!
The Christmas season has taken on quite a bit of new meaning for me in recent years. I’m caught up less and less with the commercial holiday. Pepper spray and … Continue reading
Tensegrity principle and gene expression
I found an abstract on the tensegrity principle. They attached hybrid EMG and MMG probes to the tensor fasciae latae and middle deltoid. When they massaged the peroneals, tensor fasciae … Continue reading
Quantum physics, time and bodywork
I’m watching the Fabric of the Cosmos series on the excellent PBS app. Mainstream science says our perception of time, as a species, is complete illusion. In either direction, past … Continue reading
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
Tree Hugger Contest Winners!
First of Nine recently had our first ever contest! Send us a photo of you hugging a tree, we asked. And, you did! That’s the only first ever contest we’ll … Continue reading
Bodywork is a form of kinesthetic communication. We speak to the nervous system, we speak to emotion, we speak to memory, always in open, two-way dialogue. The work is equal … Continue reading
Equilibrium, breath and… Contest time!
Three points of contact at all times. That was Uncle Grant’s rule on the boat when we went fishing. It’s far too easy to lose one’s balance while standing in … Continue reading
Back in massage school, I was never that fella that piped right up with the origin of a muscle. My brain doesn’t always process information with that sort of expediency. … Continue reading