The Endless Web by Louis R. Schultz, Rosemary Feitis, Diana Salles, Ronald Thompson
This is a definitive text on the fascia, the organ of structure, it presents a comprehensive guide to working effectively with the myofascial system, the “packing material” of the body. This fully illustrated guide helps you understand how fascia works, what its role is within the body’s anatomy, and how gentle manipulation of the myofascial tissue is central to lasting therapeutic intervention. This book also explores the multi-faceted influence fascia has on our ever-changing structures, from the embryo to the adult.
It is the result of more than two decades of research and practice, The Endless Web present in clear, readable language a comprehensive guide to understanding and working effectively with the myofascial system, the “packing material” of the body. Myofascia is a flexible network of tissue that surrounds, cushions, and supports muscles, bones, and organs. It also acts as a riverbed containing the flow of interstitial fluid and is a critical influence on the immune and hormonal systems. In daily life, this connective tissue is an underlying determinant of movement quality, mood, alertness, and general well-being. The Endless Web is a fully illustrated guide to understanding how myofascia works, it supportive role within the body’s anatomy, and how gentle manipulation of the myofascial tissue is central to lasting therapeutic intervention and how it can be integrated into any bodywork practice.
About the Author:
R. Louis Schultz is an Advanced Certified Rolfer Emeritus, a Rolfing Movement Teacher, and an emeritus member of the Life Science Faculty of the Rolf Institute. He founded the anatomy program at the Rolf Institute and has presented Rolfing workshops in the U.S., Germany, Italy, England, Brazil, and Australia. Dr. Schultz received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Wisconsin in 1955 and currently practices Rolfing in New York City.