I finally got to read Moshe Feldenkrais, who is the father of body-awareness exercises. Do you know how they influence our thoughts and awareness and subsequently, heal trauma?
Trauma recovery is kind of my thing. So when a recent trauma threw me, I thought bouncing back would be no biggie.
In the mind-body school of trauma, movement is a staple to recovery. Often we associate bodily sensations with danger, so we disassociate. But gentle movement therapy can help!
My friend looks relieved as he recounts his drama-filled days."I used to say to my wife 'we cannot have things too nice because they always go wrong'.I do not think like that anymore. My days are quiet now, peaceful."I too identify with his words. Did I love the drama, or did the drama love me?... Continue Reading →
If you feel a natural aversion towards fast-paced exercise, you might be faced with unprocessed emotions. How do we still keep moving?
How come our body and the external world do not feel safe, and how can we still learn to quieten down when yoga and meditation won't do it?