Biotensegrity

Fleas

Biotensegrity and the Flea

Biotensegrity, in the words of John Sharkey, is “the model that binds“. We might say it explains the fabric of the fascia (meaning “binding”) as an architecture that is bound; i.e. held together, held apart and moved around the way we can and do.

Biotensegrity challenges many traditional biomechanical notions of stacked bones, levers, pendulums and shear

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NTC Human Dissection of Fascial Tissues

Exciting News for July 2015

The world’s first-ever BioTensegrity-informed and BioTensegrity-focused Thiel dissection of human cadavers will take place this July. This course will provide the foundation for research into the biotensegrity model helping to explain the architecture of living motion. This rare and unique educational event will mark an historical development as Dr Stephen Levin (Orthopaedic Surgeon and “Father”

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The Northern Wheatear; a tiny songbird, weighing less than an ounce, that flies thousands of miles each year

The 4th Dimension - a Guest Post

Elegant Tesseract

by John Sharkey

From my perspective I am conscious that when talking to practitioners who have trained in various therapies or movement modalities the term “4d” can take on different meanings. Simply put, the 4th dimension provides a method for the 3rd dimension to change.

With my anatomy hat on I can tell you that we humans

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An Introduction to Biotensegrity

Many articles refer to “Biotensegrity” as if it is a principle that can be discussed separately from “fascia”, the connective tissue of the human form. That is like studying bricklaying and building and stone masonry as if it has nothing to do with architecture.  Of course, we are talking about the human body here. Much

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