Get to the heart of healing
By learning how to bring yourself to coherence. To resonance. A healing state. Somatic practices help you connect with your sensing self. Helping you to become aware of yourself with compassionate curiosity. A state that offers you an opportunity to self-adjust in your body to rewire your habitual patterns.
SomaSensing™ guides you to connect to fascia as your felt sense. Cultivating your interoceptive awareness. By tuning into fascial sensations that emerge from within, you learn how to shift from chaos to calm through the body.
Do you feel stiff, stuck, achy, lethargic or in pain?
It's a sign in your fascia of a trauma response. A sign that you have been functioning on autopilot. That your Vagus nerve is out of rhythm. A healthy Vagus nerve is crucial for your wellbeing.
SomaSensing helps you heal trauma through the body without having to talk about it. By healing fascia the largest sensory organ of the body.
Guiding you to calm distress and nurture yourself in the most effective body-centered ways. Like Fascia Tuning intuitive movement. A somatic practice of letting nourishing, nurturing, feel-good movements emerge. Allowing the body to take care of itself.
Other ways of learning how to calm the noise of distress is in nature and nurturing your senses moment to moment.
SomaSensing is a somatic therapy, informed by fascia research, biotensegrity, neuroplasticity and the polyvagal theory.
Fascia is your sixth sense. The largest sensory organ of your body. More sensitive than your eyeball. Intimately connected with the nervous system, fascia embodies every felt sensation. Shaped by the implicit moods and emotions of trauma. Responding to how you think, feel, move, or don't move.
It reacts to the vagus nerve.
Interoceptors are nerve endings that inform us of how we are feeling. They are abundant in fascia and help shape this connective tissue.
The fascia includes both fibers and a moisturising gel that make up this fabric matrix. Its visco-elastic property provides plumpness, elasticity, and suppleness. Loss of suppleness is linked to a sympathetic response. The nervous system under stress. A sign that you’re not ok. Resulting in symptoms that range from stiffness and discomfort to chronic pain, inflammation, and autoimmune conditions like Arthritis and Fibromyalgia.
It "phase changes" from stiff to soft when soothing sensations are felt.
It provides the environment, for every living cell in the body. Muscles, nerves, veins, hormones, and your immune system LIVE within the Fascial matrix.
If there is stress in the Fascial matrix, it affects every other biological system in the body.
Fascia responds to what you see, hear smell, taste and feel. Without you noticing.
Fascia tuning can release trauma trapped in your body.
How do I know if I have trauma?
Look out for the signs of distress.
We often associate Trauma with a violent act. A single event. Or acute Trauma. Like Rape, domestic violence, or living in a war zone. Lesser known is complex trauma. The historical "drip-fed" cultural or social type that happens over time affecting you from childhood. Racism, emotional abuse, inequality, absence of a care-giver. All types of Trauma trigger dysregulation in the Nervous System.
Complex trauma may only show up in your adult life. Years later. Often as symmptoms of Menoupause for women.
How does emotional trauma end up in my body?
Your autonomic nervous system manages every biological function in your body automatically. Placing emphasis on keeping you alive when life gets tough. Putting you on alert when you need to fight or flee or helping you zone out and dissociate when you cannot face conflict. Protecting your physiology from emotional overwhelm.
Suppressing emotional signs of distress, helps you disconnect and live life on autopilot for a while. Until your nervous system can no longer restore homeostasis and anxiety eventually takes its toll on your body.
Interoception is another word for felt sense. The sensations you experience within. Distressed interoception are signs that you need nurturing.
SomaSensing nurtures your nervous system with fascia tuning practices.
What others say
Learning about the "calm response" is like a new discovery of a retreat, available to me any moment.
SomaSensing™ is no longer the RIGHT thing to do but is now the KINDEST thing I do for my body, physically, mentally and emotionally, restoring the equilibrium of body and spirit