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Biotensegrity Focused Dissection Seminar, Dundee University, Scotland


These dissections represent the Worlds first Thiel Soft Fix Dissection courses with a BioTensegrity focus, The dates for my next course in 2020 which will run over three days include: Thursday June 25th, Friday 26th, and Saturday 27th. Invited speakers at this special three day event will be orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Antonio Stecco, Dr Niall Galloway and our regular team members including Clinical Anatomist John Sharkey and surgeon Dr. Gil Mendez, with biotensegrity interest group experts Joanne Avison, Leonid Blum, Graham Scarr and Dr. Wilbour Kelsick, and Mark Flannigan.

This unique three day dissection course takes place at the College of Life Sciences, Department of Anatomy and Human Identification at the University of Dundee, Scotland. 

Come join us in the summer of 2020 when a group of world-renowned experts including specialists from embryology, biomechanical engineering, molecular biodynamics, anatomy, anatomopathology, Yoga, Pilates, Neuromuscular Therapy, Osteopathy, Biotensegrity gather in Dundee University to the construct of living matter underpinned by the model of Biotensegrity-Anatomy for the 21st Century.

Participants on the course will be invited to ask questions and share their vision with this panel of recognised internationally respected authorities.


To book your place and to find the full details go to:https://www.ntc.ie/dissection/

This rare and unique three-day dissection course involve's the use of soft fixed cadavers using the Thiel soft fix embalming method. The cadavers exhibit a greater degree of flexibility and true color retention compared to that of traditional formalin-fixed cadavers. Each day will involve a short presentation before moving into the dissection room where under the guidance of clinical anatomist John Sharkey you will participate in a life-changing educational and transformational  experience. There will be time for questions and personal inquiry. This is a rare opportunity to explore the human form and John's team of experienced experts will do all they can to support you. 
Biotensegrity will be our main theme in the course providing the foundation for our understanding of the continuity of the human form. 
A special focus will be around the subject of Embryological Origins; on a scale of softness to stiffness (of soft tissue) throughout our lives. Considering that we live and develop between conception and elder hood, as a tensioned network that relies on BioTensegrity organisation to grow and change and emerge differently, at any point in time; over time…. in a continuum. 

Explore how movement and form, in Biotensegrity architecture, are exquisitely interrelated from conception and throughout life. 

Expand your perception of our self-assembly and how humans as the architects become or respond to our loading history?

Question how does appropriate stiffness relate to tensional integrity and elasticity in motion; from the cradle to the grave?

Witness the tensional nature of the body while we discuss how we grow what we are looking at in the dissection; such as the heart, the limb's and viscera.

Full details and Registration: https://www.ntc.ie/dissection/

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