What feeds you and what drains you?

Hello! How are you? I am so excited to be starting this special month with you. This month, Total Somatics is carrying the theme of 'Mindful in May.' Every year I love holding this theme in May because it provides a great way to reset and recalibrate for the second half of the year. To begin our theme, I would like to introduce you to Melanie Cool. She recently held a workshop for The Total Somatics members [...]

How to create & nurture Resilience when you feel Triggered

Hello! How are you? It has been a busy few weeks as I finish in clinic for the holidays and I also held the last Total Somatics members' workshop for 2021, covering lots of brilliant questions. I am sure you would agree the last few weeks of the year, simply fly by! During the last few weeks I have had AMAZING conversations with lots of people and there has been a great deal of discussion over mindset and [...]

The Power of Touch

In a society where we are becoming more focused on technology and having virtual conversations, it has resulted in the powerful and beneficial effects of touch becoming affected. As we become better connected with technology, we are becoming less connected physically which is leading to the epidemic of loneliness. In today’s blog we are going to discover the power of touch and how important it is for our somatic health and wellbeing. The Power of Touch When was the last time you [...]

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, [...]

Getting to the ROOT CAUSE of Pain & Stress with Somatics

Somatic Movement and Education continues to mushroom in popularity as an approach to reducing pain and improving mobility throughout the world. The powerful effects felt from Somatics is thanks to our amazing mind and body, in particular our nervous system. In this blog, we are going to look at what the main parts of our nervous system do and how Somatics can help support a healthy and resilient soma (mind and body). In order to fully understand your amazing soma, [...]