Somatic Relaxation Exercises

By |June 29th, 2016|Clinical Somatic Education, videos & graphics|

In this short Somatics class, you'll learn gentle movements that release chronic muscular tension in the lower back, abdomen, shoulders, chest, face and jaw. Did you know that chronic muscular tension is directly linked to psychological stress? Human beings are naturally well equipped to recover from short-term, life-threatening stress. Unfortunately, long-term, psychological stress stays with [...]

Thomas Hanna Quote: The human body is not an instrument…

By |January 23rd, 2016|Clinical Somatic Education, videos & graphics|

"The human body is not an instrument to be used, but a realm of one's being to be experienced, explored, enriched and, thereby, educated." -Thomas Hanna, founder of Clinical Somatic Education

Somatics Infographic: What Conditions Can Somatics Help?

By |January 9th, 2016|Clinical Somatic Education, videos & graphics|

This Somatics infographic shows the common musculoskeletal conditions that can be prevented, alleviated and eliminated with Clinical Somatic Education. To start at the beginning and learn the basics of Clinical Somatic Education, click here. Click here to learn how you can get the most out of practicing Somatic Exercises. Ready to download classes and start [...]

Video: Learn the Most Effective Somatics Exercise for Back Pain

By |January 5th, 2016|Clinical Somatic Education, videos & graphics|

Most back pain is caused by chronically tight muscles. As we age and build up learned muscular patterns, our back muscles get increasingly tight. Most of this muscular contraction is involuntary, so we can't easily release it. Chronically tight back muscles are sore and painful. They compress the spine, leading to bulging and herniated discs. [...]