Can We Change Our Genes?

We know from previous blogs and the Total Somatics online programme that our brain and body are not “set in stone” with what we start life with. We know that at birth we begin as a set of reflexes created by our subconscious. But as soon as we are born, our conscious mind starts to absorb new information and that is when cortical learning begins. We have witnessed how amazing babies are at mimicking and learning from their surroundings. [...]

Part 1 – Somatics and Mindful practise

How Mindfulness and Somatics has helped me When we develop mindfulness, we switch our focus from a “doing” state to a “being” state. This results in a greater awareness and focus in to what we do, think, say and our intentions. Somatics involves reeducation of the muscles so they can move freely and under our conscious control. This is in contrast to the poor habitual neuromuscular patterns which affect our movement, postures, thoughts, intention and actions; heavily influenced by our [...]