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Walpole, ME - Laboratory for Anatomical Enlightenment with Tom Myers
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 9:00 AM to Sunday, May 19, 2019, 5:00 PM PDT
Category: National CE Courses


Saturday, May 18th & 

Sunday, May 19th,  2019

9:00am - 5 pm


Walpole, ME USA


CE Course: $1,199 Tuition includes a $250 non-refundable deposit. 50% refund for cancellation up to April 18th. Due to our investment in the donor cadavers, tuition is non-refundable after April 18th. 

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Laboratory for Anatomical Enlightenment 

Instructor: Tom Myers

Credits:  15 CES Category 1 Credits

Course Description:

For Manual Therapists and Movement ProfessionalsThe new 2-day Anatomy Trains Dissection course introduces you to what actually goes on under the skin, contrasted with what you see in anatomy books. ‘Autopsy’ means ‘see for yourself’ – come see for yourself how the body really looks, feels and moves. The emphasis is on fascia and movement, but we expose nerves, muscles, joints, and organs as well.This course circulates among three stations:• Anatomy Trains author Tom Myers demonstrates fascial layering, glide, and force transmission, as well as properties of viscosity, elasticity, plasticity, scarring, and remodeling.• Master Dissector and dissection laboratory director Todd Garcia demonstrating superb dissection technique on the body’s organ systems and complexes.• Practice your own dissection project, get to know the tools and procedures, and see what you came to see with Anatomy Trains Certified teachers Lauri Nemetz and Holly Clemens.This course is suitable as an introduction to our more comprehensive 5-day fascial dissections, or as a refresher for those who have already taken the 5-day.Unique features of this course:• Untreated cadavers – no smelly chemistry, full articular range-of-motion• You work yourself, it’s not just show-and-tell by experts• Tom Myers’ singular take on body systems and movement• Todd Garcia’s dissection skills and openness to anatomical discovery• Fully supportive somato-emotional atmosphereDay One9:00 am – 11:00 am – Orientation to the lab and equipment11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Skin and Subcutaneous layers dissectionLymph chains and nodesSuperficial nervesAdipose layers2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Fascia profunda – the ‘unitard’4:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Resecting muscles, part 1Show and tell on projectsDay Two9:00 am -9:30 am – Orientation to Day 2 procedures9:30 am – 11:30 am – Muscle separation and resection11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Hip and shoulder exposure1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Spinal muscle and pattern exposure3:30 pm – 5:00 pm – Special projects: Joints, organs, retroperitoneal space5:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Clean up and conclusion

Instructor Bio: 

Thomas Myers, LMT directs Anatomy Trains, which offers courses in manual therapy and the anatomy movement worldwide. Tom is the author of Anatomy Trains (Elsevier 2001, 2009, 2014),Anatomist’s Corner (Kinesis 2012), Body3 (Kinesis 2010), and co-author of Fascial Release for Structural Balance (North Atlantic 2010, 2016). Tom has authored numerous chapters and contributes frequently to trade magazine and journals. Tom has produced 16 DVDs and a dozen webinars for manual therapists and movement teachers. Tom speaks frequently on fascia, connected anatomy, and movement. Tom is a certified Rolfer ®, a member of the Health Advisory Board for Equinox Fitness, and has formerly been on the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, as well as the Rolf Institute’s Board of Directors. He studied directly with Drs Ida Rolf, Moshe Feldenkrais, and other luminaries of the bodywork world, and had successful practices in London, Germany, Italy, Australia, and various cities in the US. Tom developed the Anatomy Trains myofascial meridians system from a combination of his practice and anatomy teaching to his students. This system, which connects the muscles into functional units through the fascial bio-fabric, has been taken up with enthusiasm by a variety of body-oriented practitioners from rehabilitation and performance enhancement.