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Dissection Livestream Specialty Class: Heart to hands - Muscles, Nerves, Arteries, Veins
Saturday, April 23, 2022, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Category: National CE Courses

Course Title: Dissection Livestream Specialty Class: Heart to hands - Muscles, Nerves, Arteries, Veins
Course Location: Live Online
Course Date(s): April 23, 2022
Course Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm EST
Course Instructor(s): Tom Myers and Todd Garcia
Organizational Host: Anatomy Trains
Registration Fees: $150 / $250 after April 11th
Registration Process: REgister on the website
Registration/Point of Contact Email Address: [email protected]
Registration/Point of Contact Phone Number: 888-546-3747 / +207-563-7121
IASI CE Credits: 4 Category 1



Course Description: Please join us for this unique Dissection Livestream event, Heart to Hands: Muscles, Nerves, Arteries, Veins with Anatomy Trains author Tom Myers, and Master Dissector Todd Garcia.This course will be provided over zoom webinar with multiple camera views, live chat and Q&A. Recordings will be provided via password protected streaming access for 5 days. This special dissection livestream format allows us to go more deeply into the relationships and applications to multiple manual and movement modalities, from athletic training to trauma resolution to osteopathy.Course schedule:Saturday, April 23rd10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDTModule 1 –Nerves, Arteries and VeinsConcepts:Brachial PlexusThoracic Outlet and its SyndromesSpine to fingertips: Anatomy Trains Arm LinesInnervation and actions of arm musclesCarpal tunnelStructuresHeart:Anterior view of the heart in situSuperior vena cavaArch of aortaLeft & Right Brachiocephalic veinBrachiocephalic trunkLeft & Right Common carotid arteriesLeft & Right Subclavian veins, and arteriesArteries and Veins:Brachial plexus ( roots, trunks, divisions, and cords )Axillary artery, and veinBrachial artery, and Basilic veinRadial & Ulnar arteryMuscles:Coracobrachialis muscleBiceps brachii muscleBrachioradialis muscleAbductor pollicis longus muscleExtensor pollicis brevis muscleExtensor carpi radialis longus & brevis musclesExtensor pollicis longus muscleExtensor digitorum muscleExtensor indicis muscleExtensor carpi ulnaris muscleExtensor digiti minimi musclePronator teres muscleSupinator muscleFlexor carpi radialis muscleFlexor carpi ulnaris muscleNerves:Median nerveUlnar nerveRadial nerveMedial antebrachial cutaneous nerveDorsal digital branches of radial nerveMusculocutaneous nerveCarpal tunnel: Flexor retinaculum & transverse carpal ligament3:00 – 5:00 PM EDTModule 2 – The human heartConcepts:Cardiac circulationCalcification and stenosisHeart disease symptoms and causesStress and the heart (Takotsubo syndrome)StructuresRight & Left coronary arteriesCircumflex branch of left coronary arteryCoronary sinusPulmonary trunkLigamentum arteriosumRight atriumLeft auricle ( atrial appendage )Tricuspid valvePapillary musclesChordae tendineaeTrabeculae carneaeInterventricular septumMitral valve ( bicuspid valve )Pulmonary valveAortic valveRib headsSympathetic chain

Instructor Bio(s): Thomas Myers studied with Drs. Ida Rolf, Moshe Feldenkrais, and Buckminster Fuller, and with a variety of movement and manual therapy pioneers. His work is influenced by cranial, visceral, and intrinsic movement studies he made with European schools of osteopathy. An inveterate traveler, Tom has practiced integrative manual therapy for over 40 years in a variety of clinical and cultural settings. Tom is the author of Anatomy Trains (2020, 4th ed), co-author of Fascial Release for Structural Balance (North Atlantic, 2010, 2017), co-author of Anatomy Trains in Motion Study Guide (2019), author of Body3, The Anatomist’s Corner, Structural Integration: Collected Articles, and BodyReading: Visual Assessment and The Anatomy Trains, and has also written extensively for Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies (Elsevier). He has also produced over 20 online learning courses with Anatomy Trains, and others in collaboration with various body-oriented professional groups. Tom lives and sails on the coast of Maine in the USA. Tom and his faculty conduct professional development courses and certification in Structural Integration worldwide.Todd Garcia is owner and director of Laboratories of Anatomical Enlightenment, Inc. Todd is a faculty member of Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, Colorado where he has been teaching human anatomy in the Physicians Assistant Program for 10 years.Todd also teaches human anatomy for the Emergency Medicine Department of Front Range Community College, Westminster, Colorado. Todd specializes in human dissection, and has been teaching anatomy for 15 years. He has worked together with anatomy/physiology textbook publisher Benjamin Pearson, and author, Thomas Myers in the creation of anatomy/physiology textbooks and DVD’s.As director and teacher at Laboratories of Anatomical Enlightenment, Inc. Todd continues to teach human anatomy classes to students of more than 20 different schools ranging from entry level massage therapist to graduate students. For 7 years Todd taught human anatomy continuing education classes at the Anatomical Institute of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. Todd’s dissection experience is in the range of 10,000 hours. His region of specialty is the cranium.