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Cultivating Presence
1 year, 10 months ago Comments Off on Cultivating Presence

Moments of meeting and acknowledging, of listening and offering Each sensation has its own story that seeks to be heard. Bonnie Badenoch I spent 2017 studying Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) with Bonnie Badenoch. We started each day with a practice of embodiment so we could focus and respond to energy and information a little differently. Starting from the ground, we moved our awareness upward through our bodies, noticing sensations and resting in them. In this way we were meeting and integrating parts […]

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Sudoku for your Body
3 years ago Comments Off on Sudoku for your Body

After all the feasting and celebrating that comes with the holidays surrounding the Winter Solstice, we all tend to make a resolution to ‘get in shape’ with the new year. Many head to the Gym for a new routine and are surprised that within 3 months they have fallen right back into their same old patterns asking why can’t I stay with a program? Our bodies are the home to our souls. As we age, it is crucial to keep […]

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Stand Up For Yourself: Literally!
4 years, 4 months ago Comments Off on Stand Up For Yourself: Literally!

Last blog post we explored the relationship of our fingers to parts of our scapula. This month we will look at the growth of muscular strength and the development of our spinal curves in relation to presence. If you find you are a ”spineless push over” and that people easily manipulate you, or find it difficult to say “no” and push back, revisiting push patterns can help transform such experiences, so you can stand up for yourself and feel more […]

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A Practice to Help You Connect With Yourself
4 years, 5 months ago Comments Off on A Practice to Help You Connect With Yourself

My teacher Peter Madden was fond of saying “Awareness is the first step to change.” He also pointed out, only we can make the connections for the change to occur. This takes attention and intention. A somatic approach to living is the personal awareness about how we encounter and participate in any part of our life, our body self is the way in to this understanding. In my last article I talked about the palm scapula connection and how initiating […]

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FAQ: Somatics & Movement Therapy
7 years ago Comments Off on FAQ: Somatics & Movement Therapy
Posted in: Body Mind, Somatics

  What does somatic mean? Soma means body. Somatic practices bring awareness to the body mind connection, by bringing consciousness to your physical sensation. What is body-mind or mind-body? Our physical bodies and our movement are the foundation of all of our experiences. Our bodies are home to all we think feel and do. Having the connection between your mind and your body in an integrated fashion. Bodymind/or Mindbody (Somatic) – practices and consciousness enhance self awareness and self development […]

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