This is a wonderful interview with Martha by one of her Clinical students Iris, who is travelling all the way from Israel to study for 3 years. She has also done interviews with Laura M Gates, Theresa Evans and Colm McDonnell. I'm so glad to be on the supporting teaching team working with students! My… Continue reading Interview with Martha Peterson of Essential Somatics
Back in September: two part, small group, comprehensive and compact pelvic floor workshop for women in Dublin City Centre.
Beyond Kegels Breath, Strength and Ease for your Pelvic Floor In this compact 2h workshop, we will work on different support strategies for the pelvic floor muscles. We will draw from somatic awareness, different breathing techniques and their effect on the pelvic floor muscles, strengthening of the surrounding muscles (yes, you will do some squats!),… Continue reading Beyond Kegels workshop
I found this part of a poem in a mindfulness meditation book by Jon Kabat-Zinn. It is a wonderful picture of the realm you can reconnect to with Somatic Education. Where is your breath? What screams for attention? Is your life shaped around a contraction, a void, a fear that is always between the waves?… Continue reading The subtlety of being
A S S E S S M E N T How do we determine what to work with in Clinical Somatic Education? How can you see this? Is a question I get asked frequently by teaching colleagues of various movement modalities. Training on how to 'read' a person's posture and movement, and practice allows me… Continue reading What we do differently to get you moving