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 This week I will be delving into why stretching is becoming more and more an outdated method to efficiently release tight, tense muscles.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 [...]

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 [...]

The Total Somatics LIVE Experience is coming to you!

Hello everyone! I am really excited to be announcing the upcoming details for the Total Somatics LIVE Experience. If you read my recent blog, you will know Total Somatics' Theme for January is: "Recalibrate, Reset & Reframe for 2021" To create Focus, Clarity and Momentum as we move forward in to 2021, I will be holding The Total Somatics LIVE Experience. You have the option of joining me LIVE for the workshops or you can watch them back on [...]

The importance of creating a healthy mindset

Hello, how are you? During the last few weeks, Total Somatics has been developing the theme with FREE online workshops around the subjects of somatic movement, mindfulness and mindset. It has been great welcoming new members into The Total Somatics Online membership program and I look forward to them joining our wonderful community, as together we focus on how to reduce pain, improve posture, increase mobility and develop a mindful awareness to daily activities/habits that can be causing recurring [...]

The Missing Link within the treatment of Back Pain

In this blog, I will be delving into the subject of back pain.  We will consider situations within my clinical practice and how you can take those lessons and apply them into your own situation. The buzz word! For many years I've heard the latest buzz word, from “weak” to “fragile”  to “activate” and the list goes on!  One buzz word and opinion which has been around for many years is to strengthen muscles to treat back pain.  If you are [...]