How to reduce muscle tension without stretching

Hello, how are you keeping? As many of you are aware from life experiences and also heightening your awareness with Total Somatics' blogs and podcasts, stress and worry can create large amounts of muscle tension. I am sure you have encountered times when your mind starts ruminating on concerns and worries and within a short amount of time you become aware you are holding your body tense and tight. Did you know that your brain controls the program [...]

How is your posture serving you?

Hello, how are you? I hope you are keeping well. In this week’s blog and podcast I would like to highlight the importance of your posture. The way you stand, sit, move, think and behave has a profound effect on your muscles and posture. I would like to ask you, how is your posture serving you? Do you feel you move freely? Do you feel smoothness and rhythm with your walking, running and other activities? Do you feel pain, [...]

The connection between Somatics, Brain health & your Gut

Hello, I hope you are keeping well. I have enjoyed hearing from many of you about the benefits you are gaining from the somatic audio classes available to purchase. It is brilliant to see and hear of the transformations within a short period of time. However, if you are a regular reader of my blogs, listen to my podcast or a member within the online program, you will be fully aware of the amazing capacity your brain and body [...]

Pain – how to deal with it

Recently I was involved with presenting a talk on pain within a pain and lifestyle summit. So in today’s blog I would like to discuss what pain is and how we can live with it. We will also consider how we can reduce pain to improve our quality of life. What is pain? Pain is very subjective and we all know at some point in our life we have experienced varying degrees of pain. Pain is usually the term or expression [...]

Look after your brain & it will take care of you

In this week’s blog we are going to consider our absolutely amazing brain.  We will consider how we can truly take care of it, so it can look after us. We will also consider how Somatics can help towards taking care of ourselves from the inside out. Daily demands As we have learned in the last two weeks with my previous blogs, we are creatures of habit and most of our activities highlight how much we operate unconsciously.  This is [...]