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Somatic Education Exercises | potent combinations

In this entry, I present some combinations of somatic exercises that have special potency in changing tension-and-movement patterns — preceded by a bit of explanation. EXPLANATION Anyone practicing somatic education should be familiar with — and use — the power … Continue reading

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The Gyroscopic Walk

The Gyroscopic Walk is a form of “super-walking” — a high-efficiency walking pattern that gives you more walking speed at less effort and that integrates your whole-body movements so you feel more free in movement, better balanced and better put … Continue reading

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Freeing Tight Hamstrings

To free tight hamstrings, it’s important to understand their four movement functions. leg extension at the hip joint leg flexion at the knee rotation of the lower leg at the knee joint stabilization of the pelvis when bending forward To free hamstrings, … Continue reading

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How to Free Yourself from Back Pain – wikiHow

How to Free Yourself from Back Pain – wikiHow Add your comment — what you would like to ask or tell.

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EMERGENCY BACK SELF-CARE | FIRST AID FOR BACK PAIN | SOMATICS.COM

If you have back pain, then the first thing to consider is that you don’t “have” back pain; back pain “has you” in its grip. That way of describing it would seem to be more true to your experience, wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Therapeutics and Somatics

This entry contrasts standard therapeutics for pain with clinical somatic education, for relief of pain. It explains the origins of pain and how therapeutic approaches work (or don’t work). To begin, I’ll state my bias: I am a clinical somatic … Continue reading

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