How to create Somatic Mindfulness in an ever changing world

I am sure you would agree with me that 2020 has certainly been a year of mixed emotions and challenges.  In some cases however, it has refined our behaviour, allowing us to realise what is important, creating changes within our personal and professional life.As we see the end of 2020 approaching, it allows us to assess our emotional, mental and physical health.  One very important area is how to create a resilient and balanced approach to an ever changing [...]

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 [...]

How to support your mind and body during turbulent times – Week 2

I hope you are enjoying this month’s theme. During the month of August, I am highlighting different areas we can consider that will help us to take care of  ourselves during turbulent times.    As we continue to take care of our emotional, mental and physical health, I would like to provide additional support and resources to assist you. In today’s blog I will be providing podcast episodes and an audio to support why it is important to take care of [...]

How to be resilient during these challenging times

Hi everyone, how are you faring this week?  What a week it has been! As the days progress, many have commented that they don’t know what day of the week it is.  There is so much our mind and body are having to process at the moment, that it is easy to loose track of time.  However in today’s blog we will continue to use our prefrontal cortex which has been designed to enhance our emotional intelligence, focus, awareness, [...]

How Mindful Somatic Movement influences your Nervous System

I have received lovely emails and feedback recently from readers around the world about my blogs. They have loved hearing about the brain and how somatics supports various areas of their Central Nervous System. So today we are going to look at an area I have often referred to in previous blogs, The Limbic System.The Limbic system is the part of the brain involved with behavioural and emotional responses. It is involved with survival such as feeding, reproducing, caring [...]