Kathleen's teaching style mixes various types of yoga, MFR and body rolling to help students find release and peace in their own bodies. In a private session, she will get to know a student's needs and tailor a practice that will free their bodies to serve and support them throughout their lives.
"Yoga allows you to find an inner peace that is not ruffled or riled by the endless stresses and struggles of life." BKS Iyengar
Self myofascial release through body rolling is a powerful self care remedy for many chronic and acute issues in the body. A variety of sized balls and tools will help you release the tension from your fascia creating an over all feeling of lightness, ease and spaciousness throughout your whole being. Learning how to release the issues in your tissues is important for everyone, not only will it increase your range of motion, decrease pain, balance the nervous system, and make you feel more fluid in your body but it will also increase awareness as to where you are gripping and holding trauma. This practice will also help decrease injuries as you start to connect with your body on a deeper level. This is taught one on one, class, group and corporate settings.
Myofascial tablework is an effective way for treating the fascial restrictions that occur from overuse, underuse, abuse, chronic holding patterns, stress and trauma. Long held gentle sustained pressure is applied allowing the body to soften back into a more fluid pain free state. This unique therapy opens up the road blocks that have been created and gets to the root of the issues. When the creator of this technique was asked how to describe the difference between Swedish Massage and Myofascial Release his response was, " Tell them to imagine getting into a car accident where the fender was pushed into the tire so now the tire won't turn. So what would be the wisest decision? To rub the hood ( Swedish Massage) or pull the fender away from the tire? (Myofascial Release).
What is fascia?
Fascia is a network of connective tissue that surrounds every cell of the body. When functioning properly, it connects, protects, and cushions the interior of your being. If injured it can exert up to 2,000 pounds of tensile pressure per square inch. Normal movement becomes compromised and fibrous restrictions over nerves, joints, blood vessels, and organs can cause pain, tightness, inflammation, and dysfunction. These restrictions fail to show up in tests such as MRI's, X-Rays...
CHECK OUT WHAT FASCIA LOOKS LIKE!