What is the difference between Stretching and Pandiculation?

Pandiculation and stretching are very different. In today’s blog I am going to discuss the differences between the two and provide a very interesting video to show the science behind pandiculation and why it is a much more intelligent process to release and lengthen chronically tight muscles. When I teach pandiculation to clients, they look intrigued how such small intricate movements can have such a profound effect on muscles. We live in an era where the expression “No pain, No gain” or [...]

Is Somatics for you?

In this week’s blog I have included a video which has been available on my Total Somatics Facebook page. I receive many questions about Somatics and so I will be creating videos to answer your questions. Many ask if Somatics is for a specific age group. The answer is No. Somatics is for all ages. Enjoy my video which accompanies this blog at the end of this article…. When I am teaching Mindfulness with Total Somatics sessions online www.TotalSomatics.com I often [...]

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Reducing Muscle Tension & Tightness WITHOUT Stretching

How do we reverse habitually tight muscles which cause pain and limited range of movement without stretching? It appears to be heavily promoted as the answer to creating a better result for our musculoskeletal health? But is it? Consider these two experts in the field of Musculoskeletal health. Video transcript from Dr. Steve Gangemi “The other thing a lot of people like to do when they injure an area… is to stretch the area. When you injure muscles, when you injure [...]