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Yin Yoga & Myofascial Release Workshop for the Spine

Saturday 1st July 2-5pm At the Brighton Natural Health Centre This is the perfect workshop for anyone who suffers with occasional or chronic back ache, neck pain or tension headaches.   Self myofascial release is applied using our body weight on tennis balls and other props. We will target common […]


Self Myofascial Release – general guidelines and tools

Myofascial Release (MFR) is a term used to describe a variety of techniques which manipulate the soft tissues in the body (muscles and fascia). Many massage therapists and other body workers are trained in this field of manual therapy. However, with a little knowledge and the help of myofascial ‘tools’, […]


Understanding fascia: a guide to your body’s connective tissue

What is Fascia? Fascia is a continuous network of connective tissue in the body, composed primarily of cells, collagen, elastin and ground substance – a fluid that fills the space between the fibres and cells. Fascia is everywhere in the body – it surrounds and permeates all other tissues. Superficial […]


Yin Yoga and Myofascial release workshop

Saturday 12th November 2016 2-5pm Brighton Natural Health Centre The physiological effects of Yin Yoga go beyond our muscles, working deeply into our connective tissues and joints. In this workshop you will learn the importance of maintaining the health of the body’s connective tissues – ligaments and fascia – for […]


Self Myofascial release with tennis balls

For those times when you wish you had your own massage therapist to hand, grab a couple of tennis balls for self-treatment of muscular tightness, tenderness, pain and dysfunction. Tennis balls are inexpensive and versatile, in that you can use them for most areas of the body. General guidelines: Avoid […]