SomaSensing™ Pandiculation therapist training.

Learn how  to revitalise fascia the way nature intended. From the inside out.

 

Fascia revitalising therapy is open to all movement professionals. Including Pilates and Yoga teachers, rehabilitation and chronic pain therapists, bodyworkers and anyone interested in learning how to revitalise fascia the way nature intended.

50% off $900 instead of $1800

Starts 4th May 2020

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For a supple pain free body, don't stretch pandiculate!

Fascia our connective tissue becomes stiff under duress. Losing it's moisturizing quality.  Pandiculation. That early morning urge to stretch and yawn is nature's way softening the stiffness in the body. A feel-good, spontaneous unwinding, expanding, shape-shifting motion that revitalises body and mind

 

Why is pandiculation better than stretching?

"Pandiculation is that nature's way of maintaining the integrity of the myofascial system" (Luiz FernandoBertolucci - 2011)

Pandiculation is a spontaneous urge to stretch and yawn. It's nature's way of restoring suppleness and wellbeing. It's spiral unwinding motion, working with nature's design, making it easier to move and restore suppleness. It's effortless. Suitable for anyone. Especially those who are stiff, tense, in pain or feel stuck.

Here are some other differences between a yoga stretch or sustained stretch at a joint versus pandiculation.


1. Pandiculation is involuntary, spontaneous, intuitive, whole.

A stretch is voluntary. You're having to think about it or be shown what to do.


2. A stretch is like pulling an elastic band. Often focusing at increasing mobility around a joint. Not great for joint integrity.

Pandiculation enhances the auxetic nature of fascia. It's expanding,  energy-efficient and has re-plumping quality. The whole body responds with integrity. Better for vitality, mobility and suppleness.


3. The feel-good of a stretch is pleasurable and involves mostly dopamine the gratification hormone. Which can be addictive.The feel-good of pandiculation leaves you with a sense of well being. Releasing oxytocin, the nurture hormone. Better for regulating the nervous system.


4. With a stretch, you usually stretch at a joint and run the risk of going beyond your range. Running the risk of instability. Especially if you are  hypermobile. 

With pandiculation, you move with integrity. Within your range with no risk of injury.

 

By the end of your  training you will be able to 


 1. Experience spiral motion, and fasical unwinding. Know the difference between a stretch and pandiculation.

2. Have a basic understanding of the properties of fascia and the felt sense of the body as designed by nature.

3. Learn how to soften the stiffness in the thoracolumbar area. The dense tissue in your lower back that interweaves and is connected with every other tissue that wraps around the body

 

Certification format

Virtual learning

  • Certification must be taken within a year.

  • 3 core principles 

    • 1. Fascia our fabric of embodiment

    • 2. Fascial integrity and why we feel stiff 

    • 3. How to reshape, revitalise and restore fascial integrity

  • 8 modules 

  • 4 private one on one sessions

  • 4 free supervision sessions

  • A minimum of 50 hours of self-practice.

  • A minimum of 20 hours of teaching.

  • Submit 2 recorded sessions. 

  • Foundation certification requires 16  hours of continuing education, each year. 

  • Facebook group and peer support. 


 

What others say

Intuitive learning is visceral. It involves pausing and listening to what arises. In this sense, it is a re-membering rather than learning something new because it's already there.

 

It´changed everything for me, i don´t have to wait to have someone tell me what to do, not even my brain... this is not a new form or a new way to move - this is how we were meant to move, live, breathe, love and enjoy. I´m peeling off my layers and finding me.

Mia Elmund - Yoga teacher trainer Sweden

Course outline

3 core principles that form the foundation of Pandiculation Therapy.

Each module will incorporate the 3 principles  of

  1. Fascia and felt sense

  2. Pandiculation and other embodied blueprints

  3. Self-regulating, self -revitalising, self -restoring movements

 

Module 1

Fascia the fabric of embodiment

  1. It is a fiber, is it a gel is it an organ? What is fascia?

  2. Exploring the properties of fascia

  3. Movement 


  • What makes it the organ of wellbeing?


  • What's is embodiment?


  • What makes fascia the fabric of embodiment?


  • What is Myofascial release? 

Module 2

Nature's design

  • Biotensegrity, a paradigm of nature's design.

  • Sensing nature's design

  • Intuitive movement

  • Pandiculation and other embodied blueprints.

  • Spiral motion

  • Emotion in motion

Module 6

The nervous system

  • How we make sense of the world

  • The polyvagal theory

  • Fight/flight/freeze and faint.

  • Dysregulation and the symptoms

  • Somatic healing

Module 1

Soma - your felt self

  • Our true nature

  • Becoming who we are

  • Distinguishing between body and soma

  • Body and mind as one.

  • Knowing your true self

  • Embodiment and how it reflects our journey. Our patterns

  • Somatic amnesia and how to reconnect

  • Somatic healing

Module 3

Intuitive guidance and interoception

  • ​The wisdom of intuition

  • How movements emerge

  • The power of the pause in cultivating intuition

  • Cultivating interoception for powerful intuition.

  • Holding space

Module 5

Pandiculation as therapy

  • Pandiculation for pain relief

  • Pandiculation for healing trauma

  • Pandiculation and the thoracolumbar fascia

  • Exploring movement with spontaneous pandiculation

  • How to replace stretch with pandiculation (Body Yawn) for a supple pain-free body

22nd June Module 7

Robert Schliep -Fascia your sensory organ

  • What makes fascia sensory

  • Fascia and the nervous system

  • What type of movement relieves pain?

  • What is the current research on fascia?

  • How do we regulate the nervous system through movement?

26th June Module 8

Move from the within

  • Find inner ease

  • Experience inner connection

  • Emotion in motion

  • 3 steps to heart-centered movement

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