Fluid System: Fascia

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“Within the body we find expressions of all the forms in wich water circulates on, in, and around the earth.  In us there is great unbounded ocean of fluid in wich all the cells are bathed. There are rivers and streams flowing within the vessels of the veins, arteries, lymphatic, and cerebrospinal fluid channels; there are pools and reservoirs and places …

Skeletal System: Synovial Fluid

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Synovial membrane is a special layer of cells that lines the joint capsule and produces the synovial fluid. Functions of synovial fluid: it keeps the bones slightly apart, protecting their cartilage coverings from wear and tear it absorbs shocks, again protecting the cartilage it lubricates the joint, helping it to work freely and easily it acts as a filter, letting …

Skeletal System: Synovial Joints

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Synovial joints allow bones to slide past each other or to rotate around each other. This produces movements called abduction (away), adduction (towards), extension (open), flexion (close), and rotation. There are six types of synovial joints. Some are relatively immobile but more stable than mobile joints. Watch the following videos    – Please watch until 1:15 min)     Study …

Embodiment

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Please watch this short video with Bonnie on BMC touch:   Watch this short video with Bonnie on The Philosophy of Embodiment   Read about The Process of Embodiment in Topics (I scanned this from one of my text books. Please don’t share this with anyone, because it is copyrighted.)

Organ System: Bladder & Ureters

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Physical and psychological function of bladder: – organs of storing that which has been filtered out for elimination – buoyant stability, instinctive intention, discrimination through qualities of shallow water Bladder – it’s size can increase from 2 inch to 6 inch – it hold about 16-24 oz of urine (500-600ml) Ureters – 8 to 10 inch long – small amounts …

Organ System: Kidneys

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Organ System Mind/Consciousness: functions of our internal survival (breathing, nourishment and elimination), provide us with sense of volume and organic authenticity. They are the primary habitats for our emotions, aspirations, and memories of our inner reactions to our personal histories. Physical and psychological function of kidneys: – organs of filtration and fluid balance, instinctive alertness, balance, discrimination through qualities of …

BNP: Mouthing

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Basic Neurocellular Pattern of Movement: Mouthing (Analing) – It relates to Tunicates (sea squirts). – It underlies the process of one’s perception of the outer world via special sense of the head, efficiency of one’s movement initiated from the head, and the relationship of the senses of the head and the movement of the head. – The mouth is the first extremity to search, reach, …

Embryology

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Please study the following pictures           Watch this video (7:52min). It shows the development of the gastrointestinal tract.   Ayurvedic resources for Summer season Summer Diet in Ayurveda Ayurvedic Diet for July To keep you cool try this tasty Avocado Cucumber Guacamole  

The Digestive Tube

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The Digestive Tube (alimentary canal or gut tube) is a musculomembranous tube, about 9 metres long, extending from the mouth to the anus, and lined throughout its entire extent by mucous membrane. It has received different names in the various parts of its course: at its commencement is the mouth, where provision is made for the mechanical division of the food (mastication), and for its admixture …

Cells: Music & Videos

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Cellular Fluid Brother Hunter by Djivan Gasparyan Prelude 10, Boo 1 by Walter Gieseking playing Debussy Sinan by Whirling Dervishes Video (0:30min) of Cellular Breathing – Amoeba   Transitional Fluid (fluid as it passes through the cell membranes) The River VI and VII by Ketil Bjornstad & David Darling Video (2:41min) of Sponging Movement Pattern – Sea Sponges   Interstitial …