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do-in, dynamic meditation

Zen and imagery exercises for health and peace of mind. Do-In is a form of Dao Yin that is further developed in Japan. It is a system of gentle exercises that promote your energy flow. Do-In combines gentle and effective meridian (conduit of vital energy in the body used in Acupuncture) stretches and mobilizations, with meditative and breathing techniques as well as … [Read more...] about do-in, dynamic meditation

merry lively 2016~

I am inspired to share with you  poems, to celebrate the wonders of Life and our felt senses. Cheers to flexible body-Minds, and resilient wholehearted living beings. As ever, let's cultivate playful curiosity, deepening your presence to ourselves and others. I am super warmhearted and excited to share that I am going to Assist on the 2016 Somatic Experiencing … [Read more...] about merry lively 2016~

Shiatsu and Somatic Bodywork treatments before and during my pregnancy

I have been going to Anne for a number of times for Shiatsu and Somatic Bodywork treatments before and during my pregnancy with my second child. I believe that part of the reason for my pregnancy really going well so far at 36wks, is because of receiving regular treatments to balance all the imbalances that can so easily occur during pregnancy, due to the numerous hormonal … [Read more...] about Shiatsu and Somatic Bodywork treatments before and during my pregnancy

soft belly meditation- Body Fullness

During my studies of Somatics I learned from my teacher Mark Taylor about the soft-belly practice that I would like to share with you. It is a great way to increase your awareness of the body and to let go of fear and emotions. When I facilitate a Chi Nei Tsang or Somatic treatment, often receiver respond with surprise to how many tensions their belly carry. Our "guts" … [Read more...] about soft belly meditation- Body Fullness

“our deepest wounds surround our greatest gifts”- Ken Page

“Trauma is much more than a story about the past that explains why people are frightened, angry or out of control. Trauma is re-experienced in the present, not as a story, but as profoundly disturbing physical sensations and emotions that may not be consciously associated with memories of past trauma. Terror, rage and helplessness are manifested as bodily reactions, like a … [Read more...] about “our deepest wounds surround our greatest gifts”- Ken Page