David Lesondak, BCSI, KMI, FFT, LMT is a member of the Allied Health Professional Staff in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UPMC, a board-certified Structural Integrator, visceral manipulator and fascial fitness trainer. In recent years, David has been the official documentarian for the most advanced conferences in fascia research. And in 2014, David lectured on the role of fascia in the mind/body connection at the bi-annual Fascia conference at Ulm University, Germany.
David also recently published a fantastic book on fascia, aptly titled: Fascia: What It Is, and Why It Matters, which – in my opinion – is the most accessible book available on fascia. In the first of several conversations I’ve recently had with David, we discuss the following:
- What is fascia and why does it matter?
- What happens when fascia malfunctions
- What David does as a “body worker”
- How body posture could influence mental health
- Unanswered questions in fascia research
- Can mindfulness meditation reduce the perception of pain?
- The concept of “tensegrity,” or tensional integrity, in the human body
If you’d like to purchase a copy of David’s excellent book, the publisher, Handspring Publishing, is offering a discount for anyone using this link and code:
Fascia: What it is and why it matters
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Here’s our interview: