Anatomy For Movement Practitioners With Gary Carter

Anatomy For Movement Practitioners With Gary Carter

The elbowroom is delighted to welcome the much sought after instructor Gary Carter for his only Irish Workshop this year (Anatomy for Movement Practitioners). We all know how important it is to keep our well of knowledge topped up. Without inspiring gurus, our teaching can become jaded and effects our energy in class.

Gary’s 4-day immersion will not only inspire you but rejuvenate your teaching skills.

Open to all movement practitioners, yoga teachers, Pilates Instructors, dancers, Barre instructors, fitness instructors.

Your exciting 4-day course


Day 1 Gravity, Bones, Rolling Bones, Influence of Shape on Movement and Asana, New Joint Dynamics Understandings 

Exploration of gravity’s effect on our structure, movement, posture along with how it shapes us. Learning to follow the information that bone gives us and a look at the new joint dynamics.

Day 2 Fascia, The Tensional Network, Myofascial Arrangements, Anatomy of Connection

Learning to understand the fascial network, its structure, form and function. It’s ability to pass tensional forces through the body..to our benefit or detriment. How tension in the system creates freedom of movement. Working with myofascial connections and inter-relationships, the importance of muscle on the fascial web.

Day 3 Foot and Spine Relationships

Exploring the foot and its structure, how to create gravitational freedom from knowing how to utilise the foot in all movement and the profound effects on spinal health and freedom.

Day 4 Breath to Leg Connections, Where the Arms Really Come From 

A look at the breath, what drives movement and its effect on the spine, understanding the breathing relationship to the legs and hip joint freedom. Where the arms come from and the effect this ultimately has on all movement, posture and Inversions.

Gary Carter

babinskiGary has worked with movement instructors and founded Natural Bodies in the UK. At Natural Bodies Gary Carter teaches, trains and encourages kinesthetic awareness, ease of movement, efficient body use in exercise, sport and many movement disciplines which can bring a renewed sense of health and vitality through into every day life through revolutionised personal training techniques, Yoga, Pilates, Gyro movement, Martial Arts and Fascial Movement practices .

Gary Carter has been teaching for 20 years in personal training, physical awareness and yoga. He is also a practitioner in Structural Integration, Cranio-Sacral therapy, Shiatsu and Nutritional Therapy. He studied yoga with Mary Stewart and Sophy Hoare and after a brief meeting with Vanda Scaravelli, he now studies with Diane Long in Florence and Rome whilst continuously developing his own practice and teachings.

With a keen feeling and study for the nature of Fascia he met and studied with Thomas Myers in Structural Integration and the ‘Anatomy Trains’ theory in 1998 and has co-taught with him in the USA and UK which has led Gary to deepen his explorations in taking the understandings of complete functional integration into many practices.

About the author: Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa opened The elbowroom in February 2003. Mother to Tuilelaith and Sean, director of The elbowroom and with a crew of over 35 staff, she is a busy bee. Lisa leads a team committed to bringing health and vitality to all of her clients. Lisa currently teaches in our yoga training programs, pregnancy yoga and mum and baby yoga. Lisa works hard developing healthy food choices for Graze Canteen @ The elbowroom. She specialises paediatric and pregnancy with workshops, yoga therapy and craniosacral therapy.

The elbowroom has an extensive range of classes for all ages and abilities. We offer such an eclectic mix to enable you to find something that will suit you. If you need any advice, please contact our class advisor who can point you in the right direction.