9 Ways To Heal Your Body, Mind, And Spirit With Somatic Work | TCM #103 (Part 1)

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In this episode, Laura and Bernhard share their experiences and the benefits of somatic healing practices that are crucial for this day and age. 


A 14-week Private Online Group Coaching Program in Psychological and Spiritual Self-Work

with Bernhard Guenther & Laura Matsue

NEW DATES: April 17th – July 24th, 2023

Limited Space – By Application Only


Show Notes Part 1:

  • Why it is important to engage in somatic work
  • Symptoms of disassociation and dis-embodiment 
  • The body-mind connection 
  • How tension in the body affects our thoughts and emotions
  • Laura’s story of her healing journey with yoga
  • How to consciously engage in body-mind practices 
  • Bernhard’s healing experiences of receiving bodywork
  • The importance of safe nurturing touch 
  • Laura’s experience of receiving massage sessions from an elder medicine woman 
  • The skin is the surface of the brain 
  • Why people are averse to being touched 
  • The connection between psychological issues because of lack of touch
  • How to do somatic meditation correctly
  • Laura’s experience at a somatic meditation retreat
  • Healing inter-generational trauma and past life trauma through somatic work
  • The healing intelligence of the body – you are your own healer!
  • How to work with difficult emotions and process them somatically 

In Part 2 (only for members), we go deeper into:

  • How do you know something is off in your body?
  • The relationships between negativity, depression, grumpiness, and tension in the body
  • Most of the tension we hold we are not aware of
  • Preventive medicine vs. “disease control” [public health care]
  • How to do somatic trauma work: Pendulation and External/Internal Orientation
  • Self-exploration practice: What do you tend to focus on and orient towards?
  • The power of conscious “somatic” walks in nature
  • Staying in Dual-awareness
  • The difference between feelings and perceptions
  • Bernhard’s healing journey with music, drumming, and dance
  • Dance as a somatic practice to process stuck emotions and trauma
  • The concept of 5 Rhythms dance
  • How to process anger and have a healthy relationship with anger without suppressing it
  • The importance of sympathetic nervous system activation when in “freeze” or “fawn”
  • The benefits of consistent Chiropractor adjustments and acupuncture
  • Very important: Strengthening our capacity to receive [attachment styles]

Go HERE to listen to Part 2 if you’re a member or REGISTER to become a member to have access to the membership section (including the membership forum.)

[Intro and outro music clip by Seeded Vision]

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