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Somatic Movement enlivens us to the power of our own well-being. Developed over the last century through a process of inquiry into how consciousness inhabits the living body, the term Somatics is derived from the word “somatic” (Greek “somatikos”, soma: “living, aware, bodily person”) which means pertaining to the body, experienced and regulated from within. According to Thomas Hanna, who first coined the phrase, “somatics” is the study of self from the perspective of one’s lived experience, encompassing the dimensions of body, psyche, and spirit.
Somatic Movement is a field of practice that transforms the health and creativity of your body and mind from the inside out. Tuning our attention to the gentle whispers of our own felt sense, we learn to listen and communicate with our bodies through the language of breath, sound, movement, and sensation.
Somatic professionals assist people in integrating and transforming self through movement and awareness practices intended to promote psycho-physical well-being. The field contains distinct disciplines, each with its own educational and/or therapeutic emphasis, principles, methods, psychology and techniques.
Consciously Awakening to Our Wholeness