Postural changes and improved movement with Somatics

In this week’s blog I am going to discuss the fantastic effects Somatics has on your posture and how you move on a daily basis. If you follow Total Somatics on Facebook or Instagram, you will recall last week I posted a before and after photo of a client who gave me permission to publish the photo. He has made amazing progress with his personal Somatics practise. Let me tell you about my client, whom I will called John. John is [...]

Muscle Memory, Somatics and Stretching

In this week’s blog I will be discussing what muscle memory is and how Somatics is a much more efficient way to release tight and tense muscles than stretching. Mindfulness with Total Somatics centres around releasing chronically tight muscles, reducing pain, improving mobility and providing skills to empower and educate you to take back control of you health and well being. Mindfulness with Total Somatics (www.TotalSomatics.com) works at changing muscle memory. What exactly is muscle memory? To begin with, there’s no [...]

You are what you think!

In this week’s blog I am going to discuss an area which plays a huge role in how we can improve our overall health and well being. As someone who has embraced somatics by learning Total Somatics online or in my classes, as a subscriber to my blogs or as a follower on social media; you know that I often highlight the very close link between our emotional, mental, physical and spiritual health. Collectively this is referred to as [...]

The Benefits of Somatic Breathing

Today I am going to discuss the importance and benefits of Somatic breathing. Breathing is a subject which I find clients have many questions about. But one question which jumps out to me is, “There are lots of breathing techniques to help improve the quality of my breath. But which one should I really be trying? It’s very confusing.” It is a good question. I would agree there are lots of breathing variations out there. But I always encourage them to [...]

Do you REALLY have control over your coordination and posture?

In previous blogs I have discussed how our internal awareness to the way we move and control our muscles can be very challenging. But why? Surely as intelligent adults we have full control of how we move our body. Unfortunately this is not the case! In today’s blog I am going to discuss what this awareness actually is, why we cannot control certain muscles and how we can REGAIN coordination and control areas of our body which have been [...]