iStock“Is a Forward Bend a hamstring stretch? Well, yeah. But it's so much more,” explains Tom Myers, author of Anatomy Trains and co-author of Fascial Release for Structural Balance. “If you are not considering the fascia in your yoga, you are not seeing the picture for what it is.”Cells are our building blocks, and something has got to hold them in a recognizable shape, explains Myers.
And that’s the role of fascia. “If you were going to hold 70 trillion cells together, you're either going to glue them together or you're going to weave them together.Read more on yogajournal.com