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Myofascial Release (MFR) is physical and energy therapy that heals the body, mind, and spirit with the body, mind and spirit.  MFR is a safe and effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion, function, balance, flow and strength. "Myo" is the prefix for muscle. Fascia is the adaptable and seamless human fabric connecting, protecting, nourishing and holding all of the water in our bodies of water. Fascia is the whole body system designed to protect against force and trauma. Trauma, inflammatory responses, musculoskeletal imbalances and/or surgical procedures create Myofascial restrictions that can produce tensile pressures of approximately 2,000 pounds per square inch on pain sensitive structures that do not show up in many of the standard tests (x-rays, myelograms, CAT scans, electromyography, etc.)

Each Myofascial Release Treatment session is unique, and performed directly on skin without oils, creams or machinery. This enables us to accurately detect fascial restrictions and apply the appropriate amount of sustained pressure to facilitate release of the fascia.

The essential “time element,” working with the viscous flow and the piezoelectric phenomenon: a low load (gentle pressure) applied slowly will allow a viscoelastic medium (fascia) to elongate  is part of what makes this work unique. The John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Approach®  focuses on treating the cause of pain rather than just the symptoms, encouraging patient empowerment, and autonomy throughout the healing process. This specific approach to bodywork acknowledges that the system designed to protect against force, cannot be forced to release. 
Heal your body, mind and spirit with your body mind and spirit. Train your subconscious to let go physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. 

Myofascial Release approaches healing in ways that help the body remember how to feel what the mind has blocked from consciousness by soothing the subconscious. Healing happens naturally, involuntarily and without thinking. Touch is a non-verbal language of love and the only sense humans cannot live without. Original traditional medicine honors the powers of touch and plants for healing through our senses. MFR is adaptability and awareness training that is ageless.

My use of Myofascial Release in Asheville, North Carolina allows us to treat each patient as a unique individual. One-on-one therapy sessions are hands-on treatments during which I use a multitude of Myofascial Release and Restorative Movement techniques. I promote client autonomy through education in proper body mechanics and daily Self Myofascial Release, strengthening, flexibility, postural and movement awareness. Treatments include guidance in creating a personalized self care practice to enhance and maintain the benefits of hands on treatment. 
I believe strongly in empowering patient education so that you can take the healing benefits of receiving Myofascial Release in Asheville beyond the table and into your life and can support you with continued care online and in person.

Your body tells your story.

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Unlock the codes to healing yourself through your senses.

Movement and touch are universal languages of the body we originally taught ourselves to speak.

Posture, gait, movement, and body language are our unique expressions of our life experiences, and our self-healing tools. 

My approach to movement is a mindful practice of making the most of everyday movements in order to promote subconscious postural corrections and whole body health. 

 

Myofascial Healing and Solbody Movement Sessions with Emily

  • Includes personalized hands on Myofascial Release, in person self myofascial release and movement guidance, health history, posture and movement observations, goal setting, photos and/or videos
  • Practice includes: a fusion of personalized hands on Myofascial Release, breathing, self-myofascial release, stretching and massage, Qigong, Pilates, Yin Yoga, functional strengthening techniques using furniture and props: foam rollers, yoga props (Pilates equipment available by request) as movement and manual therapy apparatus. 
  • Create a practice of choosing to consciously and subconsciously change your movement habits.
  • Rediscover natural movement without 'designer' exercise instruction.  
  • In lieu of doing proscribed 'exercises' in a gym, mindfully move in the ways our bodies are designed to move in the patterns of everyday living.
  • Blend our universal developmental and functional movement patterns and Self Myofascial Release Therapy to autonomously restructure your strength while restoring your softness. 
  • Unwind patterns and reorganize your understanding of how the body is organized. 
  • Avoid chronic and acute injury, pain and discomfort releasing and elongating myofascial restrictions. 
  • Rest while awake
  • Strengthen without imposing injury. 
  • Develop a habitual daily self care practice to maintain balance in the tensegrity adaptability and hydration of your fascia. 
  • Refresh and harmonize your body, mind and spirit connection. 
  • Create healing seeking pleasure and finding joy in breathing, free range movement and conscious touch. 
  • Change the look and feel of your internal and external landscape learning how to translate the languages of your body. 
  • Improve adaptability, vertical alignment, longevity, health, mobility, stability, balance, athletic performance and life.

 

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Online Myofascial Healing and Solbody Movement

Individualized sessions online 

  • Includes personalized self myofascial release movement and strengthening guidance, health history, observations, goal setting, photos and/or videos,
     
  • Practice includes: individualized breathing, self-myofascial release and massage, Qigong, Pilates, Yin Yoga, functional stretching and strengthening techniques using furniture and props: foam rollers, yoga props (Pilates equipment available by request) movement and manual therapy apparatus

 

 

 

Solbody Movement and Myofascial Bodywork
in Asheville, North Carolina

Schedule online

Schedule through Emily 484.472.3626 [email protected] 

By appointment at Blomkraft Studio Tuesdays and Thursdays and onsite by request 

121/2 Wall St. downtown Asheville, NC 28801