An exploration of how we inhabit our bodies through slow, mindful movement and conscious breathing, allowing the body to communicate.
A holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing and focused awareness.
A practice of drawing our awareness toward a focal point, like breathing, sensory awareness or a physical object, to enable thoughts relating to one’s body and being. This allows us to witness how, potentially, our minds can be a source of suffering.
An awareness of where breath is coming from and ways to change breathing to help calm the nervous system. It can be a powerful anchor for the mind during stressful moments, including panic and anxiety.
Emotional Freedom Technique™ (EFT)
A method of opening energy pathways that may be blocked or stuck, working toward relieving physiological, emotional and mental imbalances.
Tension / Trauma Releasing Exercises® (TRE)
A technique of fatiguing muscles around the psoas muscle (the emotional/trauma center of the body) to release tension and reset the autonomic nervous system to the parasympathetic (“rest and digest”) mode.
Somatic Experiencing® (SE™)
A form of therapy aimed at relieving the symptoms of PTSD and other trauma-related health problems by focusing on perceived body sensations.
Forest Medicine / Nature Immersion
A form of nature therapy, a broader term that relates to “forest bathing” or Shinrin-yoku, which combines a range of sensory-centric exercises toward relieving stress and improving overall health and well being.