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6. The Superficial Front Arm Line

he Superficial Front Arm Line controls the positioning of the arm in its lateral and anterior movements.  The larger muscles of the SFAL (the pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi) aid in the force for addiction and extension, movements used in activities like swimming or tennis.  Through the fingers and wrists, the SFAL assists the

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5. The Deep Front Arm Line

The Arm Lines are, posturally speaking, a bit different from the other myofascial meridians.  The Deep Front Arm Line is a stabilizing line; in poses like the yoga plank, it manages side to side movement of the upper body.  In the open movement of the arm, the DFAL controls the

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3. The Lateral Line

Ok! As promised, I'm going over the Lateral Line today.  This particular myofascial meridian assists in (you guessed it!) lateral flexion of the torso, as well as abduction at the hips and eversion of the foot.  It also functions posturally to balance the front and back, and bilaterally to

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1. The Superficial Back Line

 

     I personally struggle with this guy.  Tight calves (gastrocnemius), knotted-up hamstrings, shortened erectors in the lumbar area, which means - you guessed it - all the connective tissue (fascia) that encase those muscles and helps keep them tacked down the my bones is nice and tied up, too.  I can definitely thank the Superficial Back Line for my

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