Anatomy of an Aerialist
Gary Carter has over 30 years of experience in movement physical training, anatomical study and bodywork practices. With a background in athletics, competition cycling, bodybuilding, martial arts, yoga and manual therapies, he himself has studied with many inspiring teachers, trainers and masters in their fields.
From this background he has created his own unique way of working and 'seeing' which he incorporates into his teachings, trainings and practices, where students learn techniques and methods of training that bring long term results to the feel, movement and look of the body*
He started the Natural Bodies Centre in 1991 to teach, train and encourage kinesthetic awareness, ease of movement and efficient body use in exercise, sport and many other movement disciplines; Yoga, Pilates, Gyrotonics, Martial Arts and Fascial Movement practices.
He studied Yoga with Mary Stewart, Sophy Hoare, Peter Blackaby and Fascial movement Genius John Stirk and, after a brief time with Vanda Scaravelli, with Diane Long in Florence and Rome.
He also studied in Shiatsu, Chi Kung & Chi Ne Tsang, CranioSacral Therapy.
Over the past 15 years he has lectured in Movement Anatomy and Fascial Anatomy for Yoga, Yoga teacher trainings, Pilates teacher trainings and massage schools, Hospital Physiotherapists, Dance Trainings and Martial Arts trainings all over the UK and Ireland, running the Science of Movement course at Middlesex university from 2007- 2011.
He hosted Tom Myers 1st ground-breaking ‘Anatomy Trains’ courses in the UK from 1998 - 2003 and co taught in the UK and USA after studying Dissection at the Institute of Anatomy in Vienna with Todd Garcia.
He now runs Dissection studies for the student teachers of his Anatomy of Movement Courses with Julian Baker alongside several yoga teacher trainings and continues to run his Anatomy Yoga and Pilates courses in the UK and Internationally.