If you are in pain, new to yoga and find it difficult, Somatic Yoga movement is perfect for you. Somatic movement is a unique brain to muscle re-education. It provides a tremendous insight of how the specific muscles work together to produce perfect alignment and remove unnecessary tension in the practice of asanas. Somatic movement also guides and assists you through pain, and restricted movement from muscular tension, joint compression and injuries.
If you suffer from neck tension, restricted shoulders or have a delicate back, through gentle movements you will learn how to release and regain control over your tension. Allowing you to practice yoga with greater ease. Somatic movement code breaks muscle tension by re-educating the way our brains senses and controls our muscles. Precise and slow movements are practised to re-train the brain to relax key muscles. These movements are designed so that we regain voluntary control of how we can fully contract and completely relax our muscles at will. Once this communication is rewired we apply this new sense to specific asana that has a common anatomical focus.
During this course, the focus will be on learning how to:
This course is open to all students, especially those who have tight shoulders, restricted neck mobility or delicate lower back muscles. Highly recommended for yoga teachers.
Renew Wellness offers one-to-one clinical sessions, group classes and workshops. Each session of simple guided movements is designed to focus the brain on areas of pain and unconscious tension. Once our clients become aware of the root cause of their problem, we develop a personalized programs for them. The self-maintenance practice teaches clients to regain control over their muscles, enabling them to relax those muscles at will.
There is no typical client for Somatic Movement Education: Ages 16 years and up, from pro sports to weekend warriors from desk jobbers to dancers.
The benefits of Renew Somatic Education include:
Somatics is profoundly effective at relieving the chronic aches and disability commonly associated with such complaints as: