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Hanna Somatic Educators just don't teach somatics exercises.
Most HSE'ers use bodywork and then give their clients a couple of somatics exercises for reinforcement.
In the video below, try the move and get a sense if you or your clients can feel the connections. Then give the hands-on method a whirl.…Continue
Posted on January 31, 2012 at 9:00am
We all know a daily exercise workout plan helps improve the feelings of well-being but what do we do to first set up exercise in the first place?
We've been told to stretch or warm-up the muscles with a variety of methods. Now we're learning how harmful stretching is in the ways most of were taught and many of us disdained anyway.
While on the…Continue
Posted on December 7, 2011 at 11:36am
Prying the knees apart to stretch the groin goes in direct violation of the stretch reflex. If we push past the set point of a muscle, the brain will re-contrat the tissues to bring it back to the set point.
Since we know stretching is bad for us and science has moved on. What other methods or means can we use to lengthen those recalcitrant inner leg…Continue
Posted on November 29, 2011 at 1:43pm
That's what we love about somatics exercises. Quite often those counter-intuitive approaches ring true after we've experienced something for our self.
As an avid exerciser who overcame fibromyalgia only to have a sports injury take me out of the game, I had to make a complete paradigm shift to learn how simple, easy movement using the brain took me through the looking glass and allowed for an…Continue
Posted on November 23, 2011 at 11:47am