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 [...]

Reducing inflammation & boosting immunity with a Somatic Lifestyle

Hello, how has your week been? I hope you are keeping safe and well. As many of you may be aware from my recent blogs and podcasts, The Total Somatics online membership has created a “Lifestyle” section to deepen members' awareness to creating a somatic lifestyle. Over the years, I have found that many clients will practice Somatic Movement, reap the benefits but in a short amount of time, their aches and pains will return. This is often due to [...]

Recalibrate, Reset & Reframe for 2021

Hello, how are you? Well, here we are, in 2021! As last week’s podcast highlighted, this time of the year people have resolutions to create a new start to the year. As I mentioned in last week’s podcast, when we switch our focus to FUNDAMENTAL INTENTION, this creates a whole different view on our health and wellbeing. To carry on the theme from last week’s podcast, Total Somatics has created a theme for this month within the fundamental intention of [...]

How Mindset plays a Pivotal Role in your Life

Hello, how have you been keeping during the last week? With just over a week left for this year, one area of our life we have all had great experience with in 2020, is our mindset. As we end this year and start 2021 with an awareness of what this coming year may have in store, it allows us to start focusing on our mindset. When we consider the power of our mindset, we realise it is critical to [...]

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, [...]