Why stretching is an inefficient way to release tight muscles.

Hello, how has your week been? I hope you are keeping well and have been enjoying my podcasts. This week I will be delving into why stretching is becoming more and more an outdated method to efficiently release tight, tense muscles. Neuromuscular science has made huge leaps and bounds in recent years, thanks to the various methods to scientifically measure the efficacy of techniques and practices. Within this episode, I discuss the science behind the [...]

Gaining insight into your AMAZING mind

Hello, how is you week going? I hope you are keeping safe and well. Recently I held The Total Somatics LIVE experience with 3 workshops covering all areas of your health and wellbeing. Very soon I will be offering something special in relation to The Total Somatics LIVE Experience, so look out for an upcoming blog for more details! Within the entire Experience, one thing I think we all can recall is the AMAZING power our mind has. [...]

The Importance of Self Care for your Mental & Physical Health

Self care is very important and in this week’s blog I will be highlighting how we can care for ourselves in a very busy and technological world. If you are a regular reader of my blogs and daily social media posts on instagram (@total.somatics) and Facebook (@totalsomatics), you know that I am an advocate for mental health awareness. In September I will be involved in a sponsored 30km walk over varying terrains for mental health and suicide awareness. I will [...]

What is Somatics? Frequently Asked Questions, ANSWERED!

I receive many questions about Somatics. At conferences, workshops, online and in clinic, people are wanting to know as much as they can about Somatics. Clients find the benefits are fantastic, from releasing muscular tension and tightness, to improving posture and increasing mobility. So when clients feel the benefits, they want to learn more so they can tell others! As a result of this happening often, I have created a blog to specifically answer frequently asked questions. If you have [...]

Mindful in May – Week 2

I hope you've had a good week. This week we are going to delve into another area of mindfulness. Check out my 1 minute video below to learn more. As an additional point, check out the big kangaroo in the background, he wasn’t too happy with me standing near his patch!! Task 2 - Mindful of Posture and Movement during your day. We are creatures of habit. We perform the same activities, day in and day out. Sometimes these habits can [...]