Increasing our Somatic awareness to the brain and gut connection

In this week’s video of Total Somatics: ‘Mindful in May’ released on Monday 22nd May on the Total Somatics Facebook page (available on You Tube after May 2017) we considered applying mindfulness to our eating habits.  In today’s blog we are going to delve deeper and increase our somatic awareness to just how important the brain and gut connection truly is.Your gut is an amazing part of your body because it is known as ‘the second brain’ due to [...]

Digestive Health and Somatics

  “All disease begins in the gut.” Hippocrates (460-370BC). The statement made by Hippocrates all those years ago is now being proven true by scientists today.  As science and research continues in this fascinating area of health, it is being widely recognised that gut bacteria and its actions is an influential determinant of homeostasis (state of balance). The growing understanding of the influence of bacteria in the gut is becoming one of the biggest breakthroughs in modern medicine.  The action and behaviour [...]