I was deeply inspired by this training. In my work as a first responder and a leader within my organization I found profound significance in this modality and plan to implement it as a tool for first responders to cultivate resiliency and as an adjunct to work through stress.
The Tissue Release Protocol is founded on the principles of connective tissue assessment and release. It incorporates passive and active functional flexibility practices as well as self-myofascial release techniques using an array of tools, all the while following the specific core principles that make this work unique.
The issue IS our tissue! Of the many injuries we see in gyms, Yoga studios, or even on the job, most are a result of restricted or unhealthy muscles, tendons, ligaments, and fascia – connective tissues.
A Tissue Release session or class is comprised of assessment, and techniques to release localized pain, restriction and increase circulation. Class practices include the Masters Institute Integrated Self-Myofascial Release (SMR) along with Integrated Active Release techniques, and zone specific Integrated Movement Maps for increasing movement efficiency.