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 importance of Hydration

As you may be aware, Total Somatics encourages people around the world to become somatically and holistically aware of their mind and body, considering their emotional, mental and physical health.  If you are a member within The Total Somatics Membership program, you will know from many of the videos, workshops and additional advice within the membership, I encourage you to deepen your awareness to various areas of your life.  When we stand back with soft eyes and look at [...]

How your emotions shape your body & physiology

I am sure you are aware with the way world events have shifted this year that your emotions create a huge impact on your body, mind and physiology. If you are a regular reader of my blogs, a listener to my podcasts or a member with the Total Somatics online program , you are very well aware that our soma (entire mind, body and spirit) are intertwined. In this week’s podcast episode, I discuss what is happening within your nervous [...]

How to create Somatic Mindfulness in an ever changing world

I am sure you would agree with me that 2020 has certainly been a year of mixed emotions and challenges. In some cases however, it has refined our behaviour, allowing us to realise what is important, creating changes within our personal and professional life. As we see the end of 2020 approaching, it allows us to assess our emotional, mental and physical health. One very important area is how to create a resilient and balanced approach to an ever changing [...]

The Importance of Practicing Total Somatic Movement

Somatic in September 2020: Implementation week Good grief, where has the month gone?  I hope you have enjoyed deepening your knowledge within the areas of your health and wellbeing.  However, if you have been listening to my podcasts, you will know it is one thing to know something academically, yet it is very different implementing.  That is why putting knowledge into practice is crucial within the areas of somatic movement and mindset.  It is only when you allow your mind [...]