Back Pain & how to manage it

Hello, how are you keeping? Recently I held one of the monthly members' workshop online and it was great revisiting the foundations of somatic movement and the principles. Interestingly enough, there are members that have been with Total Somatics for several years and they mentioned the workshop opened their eyes to a whole new area of their muscle, fascia and nerve health. That is what is great about The Total Somatics Membership, I keep up to [...]

Managing your Emotional, Mental & Physical Health

With ongoing fear and uncertainty, many people are finding that they have good days and not so good days.  The waves of different emotions hit them at various times.  In this week’s blog we will consider how powerful your thoughts and emotions are.  We will consider how they impact on your physical health and consider how you can manage your emotional, mental and physical health. The power of your mind and body If you are a regular reader of my blogs [...]

The Benefits of Somatic Movement

If you are a regular reader of my blogs and also a member of The Total Somatics online program , you will know that I often refer to movement as medicine. In this week’s blog we will discover the benefits of somatic movement and why it is so important to include it into your daily activities. Movement and Mood Many people recognise that our emotional health can influence our movement, however, many may not realise that movement can also have a [...]

Words have Power

Words have always played a crucial role in human history, from the written and spoken word to sign language. Whatever your method, words carry a lot of weight. In this week’s blog we are going to consider the power of your words and how they can impact on you. Your amazing mind Words have created wars and peace around the world over the years. They are powerful and will affect many people as a result. However we are going to consider [...]

How to Reduce Stress & Recuperate with Somatics

When working with clients who have or continue to suffer with stress, anxiety or trauma involves a great deal of empathy, kindness and developing a delicate manner. Stress and trauma creates a huge impact on the nervous system. It changes the actions and behaviour of the muscular system due to the influence the limbic system (CLICK HERE to read more) and the postural reflexes have on a soma (whole person, mind and body). To read more about postural stress reflexes, [...]