The Body Awake
About This Show
The Body Awake is a podcast for people interested in health and the human body, and in having a conversation beyond the body as merely a machine.
It's about what we're made of, how we move, how illness, injury and healing happen, and what we can do with that information to live better lives.
Most Recent Episode
Tom Myers on Fascia, Movement, Trauma, and Integration of All That and More
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By popular demand, and my own great interest, Tom Myers returns to The Body Awake for a second interview. In this second round — see episode 5 for the first — we cover: the nature of fascia as the body's very under-mapped "biomechanical autoregulatory system" how "you" could be seen as a vessel for your digestive system to get around (at 36 min) do we know what "trauma is stored in the body" means? what is memory? (at 39 min) Tom's story of his own birth, and experiencing liberation from a traumatic event many, many years later (50 min) a look into Tom's 1-on-1 work as a bodywork practitioner (this was of particular interest to me) even a PG-13 Robin William's joke you can tell at your next cocktail party (at 35 min, 20 sec) SHOW NOTES Anatomy Trains, Tom's main website In vivo videos from French hand surgeon Jean-Claude Guimberteau Sign up for the Fascial Dissection Lab for Feb 2018