Your questions, ANSWERED!

Hello! How has your week been? I have recently had a flurry of questions arrive in my inbox regarding Total Somatics. I love hearing your questions because the more you learn and practice skills about how your amazing mind and body work, the more you feel empowered and informed about your health and wellbeing. Regularly I hold Q&A sessions for the members within the memberships so we can get specific. It is a great way to [...]

Back Pain & how to manage it

Hello, how are you keeping? Recently I held one of the monthly members' workshop online and it was great revisiting the foundations of somatic movement and the principles. Interestingly enough, there are members that have been with Total Somatics for several years and they mentioned the workshop opened their eyes to a whole new area of their muscle, fascia and nerve health. That is what is great about The Total Somatics Membership, I keep up to [...]

Breaking the cycle of pain & limited mobility

Hello, how have you been this week? I hope you are keeping well. Recently I was invited to present online to The international Pain and Rehab summit. Within the summit I discussed how people think recurring pain is a new norm they have to live with. However, when we consider that the level of tension, they way you move, your perception of pain, the mindset you develop can be shifted and a new way can be adopted, I am [...]

Does Strengthening Your Core & Stretching Really Ease Back Pain?

For many years it has been a common belief that strengthening the core muscles and stretching helps to ease back pain. In today’s blog we are going to consider this and see if old beliefs are still relevant or if the recent scientific research is highlighting something very different. Creatures of habit If you are a regular reader of my blogs you will know I often refer to actions of the human race as “creatures of habit.” We all have our [...]

Somatic in September WEEK FOUR

Wow! Where have the weeks gone?! We are into our final week of the theme “Somatic in September.” How have you been during the last few weeks? This week I would like to add a new awareness to our theme. Let me explain more in the following video.   MOVEMENT IS MEDICINE If you are a regular follower of my blog posts on Instagram (total.somatics) or Facebook (Total Somatics) you will know that for many years I have used this expression, Movement [...]