New Launch – Podcast

In this week’s blog I would like to announce my very exciting news!  As you know Total Somatics has a theme for 2020 and beyond, “2020 - Focus and Insight.”  With this theme in mind I would like to announce something that will help you deepen your focus and insight in to your health and wellbeing even more! Drum roll please! I would like to announce that I have teamed up with Dr Sarah Wilson ND and we have created a [...]

The Importance of Awareness

As we continue to follow the Total Somatics’ Theme of “2020 Focus and Insight” for this year and beyond, today we will delve into the importance of paying attention. We will consider why noticing what is happening throughout your day can enhance or impede your health and wellbeing. Every step you take, every move you make! If you are a regular reader of my blogs you will know how I have covered the amazing functions of your mind and body over [...]

Rest, Recentre & Recalibrate

I hope you are all well and rested after the holidays! We have started a new decade and with a new year comes the resolutions! Statistics show that by 15th January the vast majority of people have broken their new year’s resolutions. This isn't to sound negative instead it is to help create support for you. Today’s blog is going to consider how you can re-frame your mindset around resolutions to create a lifestyle which doesn’t feel hard [...]

Total Somatics Health Review: How are you feeling?

Where has the year gone? Can you also believe that we are at the end of another decade too? It seems like only yesterday people were stressed about the millennium bug! The end of the year brings with it the chance to review what we have accomplished and what we would like to implement within the new year. With that in mind, in today’s blog I would like to encourage you to consider your current health and wellbeing goals [...]

Is it Good to Stretch?

For many years people thought stretching was the solution for tight, tense muscles. However the tide is turning and researchers are now starting to realise that it actually creates more problems and injuries. In today’s blog we will consider why stretching is being considered an outdated technique. Injuries caused by Stretching For many years we heard ‘experts’ say to stretch before exercise. Then a few years ago the advice changed from stretching before exercise to slowing warming muscles through gentle movement. [...]