When people who have lived in pain are able to recognize, own, and release what has shaped them, they feel freed, as if a weight has been lifted off their shoulders. My client Carla’s emotional hurt at five years old was reflected in her tight voice and inability to speak up for herself as an adult. In exploring her armoring, she noticed constriction in her throat, a collapse in her chest, and very shallow breathing. In facing the emotional hurt that resided in her voice and body, Carla released the underlying tension that had held her headaches in place — and started speaking up for herself.
Jan Mundo, certified master somatic coach and bodyworker, is delighted to be a debut author and illustrator at age 70. In The Headache Healer’s Handbook: A Holistic, Hands-on Somatic Self-Care Program for Headache and Migraine Relief and Prevention, Mundo shares her nearly fifty years of headache healing wisdom.
Chair of Somatic Studies doctoral specialization at Pacifica Graduate Institute published a book ‘Embodied Social Justice’ – a body-centered approach to working with oppression, for somatic practitioners, counsellors, educators, , and other human service professionals. Grounded in current research, this integrative approach to social justice works directly…
Author of the book “Mindful Movement. In Mindful Movement, exercise physiologist, somatic therapist, and advocate Martha Eddy uses original interviews, case studies, and practice-led research to define the origins of our holistic field—somatic movement education and therapy—and its impact on fitness, ecology, politics, and performance.
Kelly recently published “Somatics: A Buzz Word Defined” in the Journal of Dance Education (March 2017). This was written specifically for high school and college students as a way to understand the connections between somatics and dance. The word somatics is familiar in dance technique classes, but it is not always defined and misconceptions can arise.
Celebrating the release of her new book for parents and professionals. On The Way To Walking is a unique parent-friendly guide to raising Baby naturally from birth to walking. Based on over 30 years of successfully helping babies and families to thrive this easy-to-use photo-illustrated book is for well babies as well as those who had special stress at birth.