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Boulder, CO - Fascial Dissection 2019
Monday, January 14, 2019, 8:30 AM to Friday, January 18, 2019, 6:00 PM EDT
Category: National CE Courses


January 14 - 18, 2019
8:30 am - 6:00 pm each day


Laboratory for Anatomical Enlightenment
311 Mapleton Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304


$500.00 deposit and $700.00 / month for 3 months
Register online.


Becky and Liza
[email protected]


Fascial Dissection 2019

Instructors: Tom Myers

Organizational Host: Dorothy Miller

Credits:  40 IASI Category 1 

Course Description:

Anatomy Trains offers a unique opportunity to work your own dissection projects with fascial expert and Anatomy Trains author Tom Myers and master dissector Todd Garcia in Todd's Laboratory of Anatomical Enlightenment in Boulder, Colorado. This annual event draws students worldwide from all types of manual, movement and fitness professions in an exploration of the real human form - not the images you get from books.

All our work will be with untreated cadavers – otherwise difficult to find - meaning no chemical smell and a much more "true-to-life" view of fascia and other tissue. Untreated tissue is so much closer to the living body, and offers a very different perception of the behavior of fascial tissues.

These are not prosections or mere demonstrations - you are doing the dissecting yourself from Day 1. Tom and Todd will offer tutorials, explanations, or brief lectures on our collective findings. No previous experience with dissection is necessary to attend this course.

In 5 days you will go from skin to bone, including exploration of the superficial fascial layers, the myofascia and Anatomy Trains, the viscera and their attachments, and the brain and nervous system. Pick your own project or we can help you find one - an opportunity to follow your own lights in the body, as well as learn from what everyone else is doing.

Emotional and spiritual aspects of the experience are very much respected - it's a voyage of discovery. Nothing can replace doing dissection first hand, with your own hands and eyes. What is it you want to know about? What do you want to see for yourself?

Instructor Bio: 
Thomas Myers is the cartographer of Anatomy Trains (Elsevier, 2001, 2009, 2014), the co-author of Fascial Release for Structural Balance (North Atlantic, 2010, 2017), and the author of numerous chapters and journal articles that have been collected in the books Body3, The Anatomist’s Corner, Structural Integration: Collected Articles, and BodyReading: Visual Assessment and The Anatomy Trains. He has also produced over 16 DVDs and various webinars, with several forthcoming, on BodyReading® visual assessment, Fascial Release Technique®, and the applications of fascial research to body training.

Tom and his faculty provide continuing education in Anatomy Trains and holistic myofascial strategies for a variety of movement and manual therapy professionals worldwide, as well as professional certification in Structural Integration based on the Anatomy Trains Myofascial Meridians. Tom studied directly with Drs. Ida Rolf, Moshe Feldenkrais, and Buckminster Fuller. He has also studied with movement teachers Judith Aston, Emilie Conrad, and in the martial arts. His Structural Integration programme is influenced by cranial, visceral, and intrinsic movement studies with European schools of osteopathy.

An inveterate traveler, Tom has practiced integrative manual therapy for 40 years in a variety of clinical and cultural settings. He is a member of the International Association of Structural Integrators (IASI) and a member of the Health Advisory Board for Equinox. A certified Touch-in-Parenting instructor, Tom retains a strong interest in perinatal issues relating to movement.