As a somatic practitioner, joy and well-being rank high on my list of values. I think most people wouldn’t argue with the idea that both joy and well-being are tied into the concept of pleasure. However, it occurred to me that not many people outside of the healing community – that I knew of – … More A Few of My Favorite Things: A Pleasure List
Over the last 50 years or so, the concept of somatics have grown in popularity in the U.S. Stemming from the Greek word soma, meaning “the body”, somatics refers to the field within bodywork and movement studies that stresses the importance of the mind-body connection. The term was coined by Thomas Hanna, a professor of … More What is “Somatics”?
I am a member of a Facebook group dedicated to black women who practice yoga. A community space in which we get to share our collectively unique thoughts, opinions and experiences of our demographic living in a society that primarily markets this South Asian practice to thin white women. And while our cultural experiences are … More Yoga-Triggered: Pasasana (Noose Pose)
I am excited to announce that I will be collaborating with a few awesome ladies this winter to present a 6-week virtual program that will assist all participants with achieving their wellness goals as we enter the new year! 2020 has been rather stressful and a more unpredictable year than most. That is why we … More Wellness Wake Up Challenge
The leaves are falling from the trees and the weather is cooling. The active summer vibes are transitioning into modes of relaxation and some species of animals are beginning preparation for hibernation. It’s the season of Autumn! Like the macrocosm of Earth, the body is capable of sustaining itself through the carrying out of various … More Autumn Wellness: Balancing Metal