Heal Yourself: 3 Tips for Integrating Myofasical Release into Your Yoga Practice

By Nancy B. Loughlin

“Once people learn the techniques to release the fascia and accumulated tension, they will see how empowering self-care can be in controlling your own healing processes.” Victoria Haffer, exercise physiologist and yoga teacher trainer.


Victoria Haffer


Begin with two palm-sized massage balls. Two tennis balls will do.

Shove them into a sock until they are snug in the toe, and knot the sock.

Now you’re ready to get deep with myofascial release (MFR)!

All of your muscles, bones, veins, nerves, ligaments and more float in the fascia, a single fibrous spider web that weaves, unbroken, throughout the body.

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