Deane Juhan eloquently brings alive and makes accessible and intriguing the subjects of anatomy and physiology. These workshops allow us to develop new images and new language in order to more deeply understand the anatomical, physiological, and philosophical aspects of the body-mind.

These workshops are designed to address the particular needs and concerns of bodyworkers of all kinds: yoga teachers and students, pilates and movement instructors and students, and any one interested in understanding more about the body.

Connective Tissue: Web of Structure, Web of Ch’i

• Connective tissue is the most abundant and extensive tissue in our bodies, from dense and compact tendons and ligaments to the fine cobwebs of threads that connects everything to everything.

• What is the molecular and structural nature of this tissue?

• How does it function as the bio-mechanical medium through which all muscular lengthening and contracting is transformed into organized movement?

• What are it’s unique electromagnetic properties that are the basis of the meridians, our organism’s force field and the energetics that connect our spirit to the cosmos?

This is a 2.5-hour Lecture

Course Curriculum

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Deane Juhan

Originally trained in-residence at Esalen Institute from 1973 to 1990, Deane Juhan has been a professional bodyworker for 30 years. He is a Trager practitioner and instructor, with a private practice in the Berkeley area. The author of "Job's Body: A Handbook for bodywork," and "Touched by the Goddess: The Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Dimensions of Bodywork," he has long had a passion for understanding the relations between mind, body and spirit and the creative forces at work in all self-development, healing and artistic expression. His workshops have been presented all across the US, Canada, Europe and Japan. Their content is focused on both cutting edge research into many aspects of the body-mind and his years of experience as a practitioner.

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