How to beat Back Pain

Do you suffer with back pain?  Do you find that activities are becoming a greater challenge because your muscles and joints won’t move as freely as they once did?  You’re not alone, it is estimated 540 million people around the world suffer with lower back pain.  This is a major health issue and according to The Lancet “most back pain sufferers are treated in the same manner that is not consistent with best practice treatment guidelines.”   Is there a [...]

Creating a Work/Life balance for your Physical, Emotional, Mental Health & Well being.

Do you find that there are times when the balance between life and work seems to go off track?  With the combination of stress and long hours at work, your muscles and joints feeling tight, ‘jammed’ and the pain that was once ‘niggly’ is now intense; all these factors can get too much to handle.  During these times you may have forgotten to take care of your health and well being, putting work first. Most people can relate to [...]

Week 5 – Mindful In May and beyond!

Developing a Daily Somatics Movement PractiseIn this week’s blog we will conclude the Theme of ‘Mindful in May’ and look at areas of our life and consider ways to develop The Total Somatics Approach to Health & Wellness.Check out my video below.  After the video, allow me to develop this subject further.To support you through the last day in May and on into the future, download the FREE support material by clicking HERE.The Importance of developing a daily somatics [...]

Do You REALLY have control of your health, well being and life?

We live in a very busy world and with the increase number of people suffering with anxiety, digestive disorders, Chronic fatigue syndrome and Inflammatory conditions, it is good to ask ourselves, are we in control of our life or is our life controlling us?I am sure you would agree that modern technology has been a great tool to make communication, education, research and development much more accessible to the average person.  We could also state that with supermarkets and [...]

How to reduce pain and improve mobility with Somatics

In today’s blog I have included a short 1 minute video to explain why we may develop a slumped posture causing our head to jut forward, resulting in neck pain, stiff shoulders and headaches.  Watch the video below.  Notice how I develop the subject further in my blog.  Then allow me to guide you through a FREE Somatic movement AUDIO at the end of this blog to reduce muscle tension and tightness through the front, back and sides of [...]

Back Pain- the 21st century Epidemic

Have you had that pinch or pain trigger in your back, only to catch your breath and stop you from your activity?  Do you find that your back pain and stiffness are starting to increase in severity and duration?  Have you tried EVERYTHING and feel that “this is it” or “I’m just getting old?” In today’s blog we are going to consider the 21st Century Epidemic - BACK PAIN and look at how we can reverse the symptoms and increase our [...]

The Benefits of Somatic Breathing

Today I am going to discuss the importance and benefits of Somatic breathing.  Breathing is a subject which I find clients have many questions about.  But one question which jumps out to me is,“There are lots of breathing techniques to help improve the quality of my breath.  But which one should I really be trying?  It’s very confusing.”It is a good question.  I would agree there are lots of breathing variations out there.  But I always encourage them to [...]

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The power of your mind

Neuroscience and psychology have long talked about the power of the mind and how our internal dialogue plays a huge role in our emotional, physical and mental health and well being.  In line with this week’s Total Somatics: ‘Mindful in May’ Facebook video series (posted on Monday 15th May), we will look at the science behind our thoughts and emotions.  We will see how the expression from the late Wayne Dyer, “It all begins with how we choose to [...]